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Lake Pend Oreille

Hope, ID
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Ranked #1 of 1 Attractions in Hope
Type: Bodies of Water, Outdoors
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
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30 reviews 30 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

I lived on the south end of the lake for 13 years. Have fished all over the lake in that time. Lots of cycling, both road and mountain biking. Hiking. Beautiful mountains on the east side of the lake. Primitive/logging road on the east side of the lake which is drivable from spring to fall or until the snow gets... More 

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Mill Valley, California
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19 reviews 19 reviews
8 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

Sandpoint lies on the shores of Idaho's largest lake, 43-mile-long Lake Pend Oreille, and is surrounded by three major mountain ranges, the Selkirk, Cabinet and Bitterroot ranges. Unfortunately this town needs more tourists, as it's largest employer, Coldwater Creek, is out of business.

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calif.
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2014

We stayed in a lovely condo on the lake,called Pend Oreille at Pend Oreille Shores Resort. Our unit over looked the lake,we had a big balcony with comfortable chairs to sit in and enjoy the view. We were 16miles from Sand Point a nice sized city with lot of fun shops and lot of restaurants. The Trinity located in the... More 

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Cranbrook, Canada
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50 reviews 50 reviews
15 attraction reviews
26 helpful votes 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2013 via mobile

We absolutely love this campground!! It offers lots of shade and the views are amazing! Dry camping at its best. It's rocky so make sure you wear shoes for it. Makes it a lot easier to go in. Best to call ahead and make a reservation. We are from British Columbia and love making the trip here.

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Asotin
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23 reviews 23 reviews
5 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

This lake is gorgeous. We were looking at real estate and boy oh boy is the waterfront expensive! We will continue to go back through summers and enjoy the Sandpoint & surrounding areas and the beautiful lake. One of these days we will find the property to be our "Golden Pond"

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Calgary, Canada
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69 reviews 69 reviews
3 attraction reviews
61 helpful votes 61 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

Nice deep lake for all summer activities. Water is nice temperature at the end of July/beginning of August.. City Beach in Sandpoint and Springy Point Recreational area is a nice place to spend the day.

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Edmonton, Alberta
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34 reviews 34 reviews
7 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

Gorgeous lake.....but you should try other lakes first (so we can have this to ourselves!). Warm, huge, clean and beautiful

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Airdrie, Canada
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53 reviews 53 reviews
8 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2013

Clean warm lake that is really underused and excellent for boating and swimming! I was shocked to see how few boats were on the water on a Saturday afternoon. The road around the lake from sandpoint to the vacation houses is very narrow and tight so we were glad we scoped out the road in just our vehicle before towing... More 

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Post Falls, Idaho
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38 reviews 38 reviews
9 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2013

Lake Pend Oreille (locally pronounced pon-da-ray) is one of the largest and most scenic inland lakes in the Northwest and reaches some 1,200 feet deep. Great recreation area for all types of watersports. The town of Sandpoint rests upon its shores and offers great dining, is a artists community, and for women interested in casual fashion, it is the home... More 

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Coeur d' Alene Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 29, 2013

The lake is amazing, so big and beautiful the drive around the lake is a lot of fun and seeing the different sides of the lake is awesome..It is just a really amazing lake and love the towns surrounding it, lots of fun and lots to do outdoors.

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