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Amazing lake highly Recommend!

This lake is beautiful, huge and so much to see and do. Harrison boat rentals have boats and water... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Spokane, Washington
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Beautiful and spectacular

The lake is a beautiful deep blue, surrounded by mountains. You can hike along paths, take a cruise... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Olympia, Washington
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Fed by waters from three different rivers, this pristine, 30-mile lake offers just about every water sport imaginable.
Coeur d'Alene, ID
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Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This lake is beautiful, huge and so much to see and do. Harrison boat rentals have boats and water crafts to rent and will deliver to the resorts. Tubs Hill is a great place to hike and do cliff jumping. Awesome Park. It’s a long...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank rainduke
Reviewed 6 days ago

Many year round activities available for boating, fishing, and enjoyment. Christmas light displays is like a memory book photo starting day after Thanksgiving.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank pamplonawoman
Reviewed 6 days ago

I didn't expect much of this lake during our winter visit; it is, after all, marketed almost entirely on the basis of its summer attractions. But after a four-day midweek stay at the Coeur d'Alene Resort in December, my wife and I learned to appreciate...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank desrlmt
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The lake is a beautiful deep blue, surrounded by mountains. You can hike along paths, take a cruise out of the Coeur d'Alene resort.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank TommyTomThomas
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We come here every year while in Coeur d’Alene. The eagles were so plentiful today. They entertained by diving for fish. They are truly beautiful birds. Great trails to hike.

Date of experience: November 2018
1  Thank bobandmar
Reviewed November 10, 2018

North Idaho's winters are long, generally with some serious snow, and its summer are short (usually June - October). But they are the best sort of summers in all respects, being warm, sunny, and perfect for all of the many out of doors activities that...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank wpmccarty
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

This is one of the nicest lakes in North America. It’s unusual configuration, elevation, and forest surrounding combine for a wonderful experience. We have enjoyed the beaches, swimming areas, boating, the CDA resort, but the lake is everything! I love to snorkel and look for...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Stonecroft7
Reviewed November 7, 2018 via mobile

Great hikes, large selection of biking trails and amazing restaurants. You will fall in love with the lake and the area around it.

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank Trudy E
Reviewed October 26, 2018

It is a beautiful sight and though we did not get a chance to go boating, we did dip out feet in for a short walk--cold! - We can understand it draw for so many tourists...not that much development so you have nice vistas...go to...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Neal S
Reviewed October 18, 2018

The lake reminds me of Lake Tahoe in CA. but not as commercialized. The park at the lake is pristine. Bathrooms immaculate. There is even a bike repair station. Bike and walking trails. Wonderful place to spemd some time.

Date of experience: October 2018
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January 15, 2018|
Response from 256,190 | Reviewed this property |
Yes the beach is free There are parking lots where you pay. Or just park on the street for free, 2 hour limit in close. Or go about four blocks away for free all day. We drive a 33foot motorhome so go 4 blocks away.
May 27, 2016|
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Response from Brian G | Reviewed this property |
Take the low trail to the west around tubs hill. You will find a beach at the southern most point. This location is nearby downtown CDA.
May 1, 2016|
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Response from TeresaT T | Reviewed this property |
Northwest Lake Coeur d'Alene Scenic Cruises. My friend had a Groupon coupon two for one! Depending on the time of year you go, cruises (90 minutes) May through September were at: 12:30 or 2:30. There's a 4:30pm in... More