Spirit Lake, Twin Lakes, and Hauser Lake
These lakes are all located within 35 miles of the Coeur d’Alene/Post?Falls area. All have excellent bass fishing and tranquil settings.
Hayden Lake is just north of Coeur d’Alene. It has lovely surroundings and a public boat launch with a swimming area.
Farragut State Park
Route 54, Bayview. An important Naval training facility during World War II. On
Lake Pend Oreille, the 4000 acre park features picnic areas, hiking and biking trails.
For more information, call 683-2425.
Old Mission State Park
Exit 39 off I-90. The Cataldo Mission was built by Jesuit Priests and local Native Americans in 1854. The structure has foot thick walls and no nails. For more information, call 682-3814
The Centennial Trail is a unique scenic route which spans 23 miles from the Idaho/Washington border through Post Falls to the east shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene. The facilities include restrooms, picnic shelters, and exercise stations.
Located near downtown Coeur d’Alene, Tubbs Hill is a unique wild area which has been preserved in its natural state. Hiking trails circle the 120 acre outcropping with panoramic views of Lake Coeur d’Alene.
Sierra Silver Mine Tour
420 Fifth Street, Wallace. Guided Tours Daily, May through mid-October. For more information, call 752-5151.
Fort Sherman Museum
1000 W. Garden Avenue, Coeur d’Alene. Located on the campus of North Idaho College, the Old Fort Sherman Powder House Museum chronicles Fort history. For more information, call 664-3448.
Museum of North Idaho
115 Northwest Boulevard, Coeur d’Alene. The museum has an extensive photo collection of logging, steamboats and Native American culture. For more information, call 664-3448.