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Lake Pend Oreille

Hope, ID
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Alway beautiful

It is truly one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever seen. There is plenty to do and see. Rent a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Guy L
via mobile
Amazing lake and views

This lake is amazing. It is clean and crisp. It is large enough that you can go a half hour in a... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Michelle A
Sandpoint, Idaho
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

It is truly one of the most beautiful lakes I have ever seen. There is plenty to do and see. Rent a boat or wave runner for sure.

Thank Guy L
Reviewed 1 week ago

This lake is amazing. It is clean and crisp. It is large enough that you can go a half hour in a different direction and find a whole new venue. The water depth varies significantly. There are hidden swimming holes and rope swings for the...More

Thank Michelle A
Reviewed 10 July 2017 via mobile

This lake area is absolutely beautiful. We stayed right on the lake and totally enjoyed it. The water activities are great. The water is so clear and clean. Totally enjoyed our week there. The town of Clark Fork is about 10 minutes away. It is...More

Thank Ann-Marie54
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Lake Pend Oreille is a fantastic lake any time of the year. Fishing on the lake has come back! You can catch Kokanee now, as well as other types of fish. Fishing happens nearly any time of the year here. Summer is the best- I...More

Thank Sandy and Tim R
Reviewed 17 October 2016

Captain Wes, who also delivers the local mail by boat, took us on a great boating tour and provided fascinating information about the lake, the surrounding areas, the excellent fishing, the native Americans of the area and (surprisingly) the important role of the lake in...More

1  Thank andage11
Reviewed 12 September 2016

Had a wonderful trip around the lake with Capt. Wes on the mail boat. Made reservation at Ralph's. In Bay View. Had good lunch at Ralph's who gave us lots of information about the lake and former Navy base. The BayView Shuttle LLC with Capt....More

1  Thank Robert H
Reviewed 23 August 2016

I visited Lake Pend Oreille during the arts and crafts festival in August. The lake itself is beautiful and the city beach is a great place for families. There are boat rentals, bike rentals, and water toys, but I enjoyed a picnic in the grass...More

Thank stgeiger
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

I have to say... That out of all the amazing places I've experienced this lake has to be one of the top. Every single time I tell someone to go to Idaho, they look at me funny.. And I totally understand why. However, the city...More

1  Thank Meranda C
Reviewed 24 July 2016

We stayed at the Sam Owen Campground and couldn't believe how spectacular this lake was. We wished we had more time to spend admiring the lake and the mountains. I almost hate writing a review, because I want to keep it a "hidden gem".

1  Thank WIRescueGirl54891
Reviewed 16 July 2016

What a gorgeous lake. Stayed in the Sam Owen campground and boated for 2 days. Visited several restaurants in the area, Garfield Bay was nice and boating into Sandpoint was unforgettable! Would go again for sure!

Thank elevation02
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Susan W
6 June 2016|
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Response from Elisa D |
Sorry I read that wrong haha July is perfect for swimming!