Activities On the Lake

The Lodge at Sandpoint is located high in the northern tip of Idaho’s panhandle on Lake Pend Oreille, the state’s largest lake. Surrounded by forested mountains and off the beaten path, this beautiful lake and the shoreside town of Sandpoint are rapidly gaining national attention as a great vacation spot for lovers of scenery and the outdoors.

Lake Pend Oreille offers a tremendous variety of watersports, with water temperatures warming nicely to the 70s as summer progresses.

Lake Pend Orielle’s 111 miles of uncrowded shoreline invite boaters, parasailers, and water sport fanatics from around the country. Anglers can try their hand at catching mackinaw trout, giant kamloops, or any of a dozen other species of fish which swim through the lake’s deep waters.

Lake Links

Lake Pend Oreille Guide Lots of information about the lake.

– Fishing charters for fishing or cruising the lake: Diamond Charters (208.265.2565), and Pend Oreille Charters (208.265.6781).

Lake Pend Oreille Cruises public cruises are scheduled daily, as well as Monday and Friday sunset dessert cruises, Tuesday and Thursday dinner cruises, wine tasting cruises and a Fourth of July fireworks cruise. This distinctive vessel can be chartered for two to 30 people. Look up Lake Pend Oreille Cruises for further details and pricing. 888-SANDPOINT (888.726.3764) or 208.255.LAKE (208.255.5253).