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Coeur d'Alene Lake, Coeur d'Alene

Keep an eye out for bald eagles feeding on the kokanee fish at Coeur d'Alene Lake. Fed by waters from three different rivers, this body of water has a number of Ford Model T cars sitting on the bottom of the lake from the early 1900s when people would attempt drive across the lake while it was frozen during the winter to save time. While you can't drive your car across the lake, you can try your hand at waterskiing, jet skiing, boating, and tubing on it. Cycle, walk, or jog different trails that make up the more than 100 miles of shoreline along the lake. Don't miss the 1,005.8 m (3,300 ft) floating walkway that affords great views of the lake. You can plan Coeur d'Alene trip in no time by asking Inspirock to help create your itinerary.
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  • We were staying in the area just north and did a day trip down to coeur d'Alene. We have been to the area about 1/2 dozen times and have never been disappointed. The lake is incredible and if you get ...  more »
  • Our friends just moved Washington State so we took a hotel in Coeur d Alene. We walked along the lake on a beautiful day, and kayaked. Lots of fun  more »
  • We had a picnic down by the lake while visiting Coeur D’Alene overnight. There is a lake drive very close to the city- nice to hike or bike around here as well. The lake is a very peaceful place to st...  more »
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  • What a great area to visit. Everyone we met was just the most friendly and welcoming. This is an absolutely beautiful one. Lots of trees and tons of views when driving around it. It is very busy during weekends as I think half of Spokane is there. Talking with folks we encountered its known though. If you love lakes, boats, fishing, and swimming this is the place for you!! We will definitely be visiting again!!
  • Beautiful vast lake, with a variety of flora and wildlife, which changes dramatically the further south you go, with various lavish homes littered throughout. Look to try one of the cruises based out of the town to get the full experience.
  • There are a lot of uses for logs on the lake. A substantial amount of them have broken free and lay haphazardly along the edge of the water. For being so far out in this wilderness that part was disappointing. Otherwise it was very nice to be out on the lake!
  • My son took me here its a place he likes to go to just relax and enjoy the nature, but i sure miss ft. Worth. Lol
  • The best lake in the north west with so much to do,parasail,peddle boats,tours on water and in air come and enjoy
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