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Address: Coeur d'Alene, ID
Description: Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake...
Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake offers just about every water sport imaginable.
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Beauty Bay the place for a dip in summer

Fantastic lake, I've been luck enought to speed across it at the wheel of a fast launch at 50mph, eat a buffet supper on it, swim in it and walk round it. The Mineral Ridge trail... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed March 3, 2015
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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Northampton, United Kingdom
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26 reviews 26 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2015 NEW

Fantastic lake, I've been luck enought to speed across it at the wheel of a fast launch at 50mph, eat a buffet supper on it, swim in it and walk round it. The Mineral Ridge trail is a good walk overlooking Beaty Bay and Tubbs hill is a nice short walk, then there are the eating and drinking spots aroun... More 

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Cranbrook
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015 NEW

Beautiful lake with very nice beach in the downtown area. Beach has a nice adjoining park. There is a nice little bar in the north east corner and food was good.

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321 reviews 321 reviews
44 attraction reviews
66 helpful votes 66 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

It takes the better part oft heyday to circle the lake. So worth it Lots of scenic views and places to stop. Lots of activities. Adequate restaurants. Peaceful atmosphere

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coeu
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5 reviews 5 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

North Idaho is blessed to have a lake that self cleanses. No matter how many people blindly and recklessly leave a wake of personal agenda and garbage, the CDA river and mother nature keep this lake thriving and beautiful.

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Coeur d'Alene, ID
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17 reviews 17 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I used to live across the street from the Coeurd'Alene Resort and what a gorgeous view. Everything is so very well kept, great food establishments, and walking many places is all within blocks. If you like sunshine, boating, hiking, etc. Coeurd'Alene is a must to visit.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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11 reviews 11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Beautiful, tranquil lake surrounded by mountains covered with multiple types of trees. Lots of hiking trails. Great sailing lake, also good fishing. In the winter multiple Bald Eagles can be seen.

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Irvington, New York
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24 reviews 24 reviews
5 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

I was not surprised to learn that native American tribes from all across the northwest made a point of gathering on the shores of Coeur d-Alene Lake each year for what seems to have been one big summer picnic, replete with games and dancing and, of course, swimming. The city has made a neat little park in the northeast corner... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Hiking, biking, shopping, great restaurants, musical events, art exhibits, live theater and a beautiful lake. Need I say more. Coeur d'Alene has it all. But you have to be able to pronounce the name right.

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Most tourists don't really experience Lake Coeur d'Alene. They come in the summer when it is really busy and riled by boat chop, especially the northern part of the lake near the resort. If one has the time I would suggest going south to any one of the bays on the east side, or go to Harrison and take the... More 

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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015 via mobile

CDA is just gorgeous! So many outdoor activities from hiking to boating. The lakes are stunning. Anyone would love CDA!

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