Beautiful Lake Pend Oreille in Idaho
Beautiful Lake Pend Oreille in Idaho
Lake Pend Oreille is the largest natural lake in Idaho. Created by a Glacier it is 65 miles long, 6 miles across and is over 1150 feet deep in some places. Beside being a big lake it is absolutely beautiful.
Located in Sandpoint, Idaho. Which is in the northern part of Idaho, not far from Bonners Ferry, Id, Kootenay Lake, British Columbia, Montana, and Washington.
All the photography on this page by Linda Hoxie. She retains full copyrights to all, please do not use without permission.
Sunset on Lake Pend Orielle, Sandpoint, Idaho - Beautiful sunset on Lake Pend Orielle, Sandpoint, Idaho
Lake Pend Oreille is a definite must see in Idaho
It is a huge Lake, in fact Pend O'reille is the largest lake in Idaho.
The lake catches your eye from the moment you get beside it and captures your heart with the beauty as it unfolds before you. You never really get to see the entire lake all at once as the drive takes you on winding curves that seem to just go one and on. Hidden coves and places to be discovered around each corner.
Lake Pend Orielle has breathtaking reflections - Breathtaking reflections of Lake Pend Orielle
Lake Pend Orielle is a great recreation destination
At Lake Pend Oreille you can enjoy many different types of activities including fishing, birdwatching, waterskiing, sailing, boating, sightseeing, photography, hiking, picnics, camping and just enjoying the great outdoors.
Is there Gold around Lake Pend Oreille?
Pend Oreille is simply breath taking. I started spending my summers on the lake when I was 2yrs old. My grandfather wanted to bring me up but my mom was worried cuz he was crippled. So on his hands and knees he built a fence around the property and my mom couldn't say no. Of course she too would come up as well but I spent many hours fishing with my grandpa on Pend Oreille.
A view of the Marina at Sandpoint, Idaho - The Marina at Sandpoint, Idaho
Another view of the Marina at Sandpoint - The waterfowl love it there.
At your favorite Lake destination what do you like to do?
I love to experience the beauty of nature, and love taking pictures to capture that memory and share with others.
What's your favorite activity?
A Railroad bridge in Sandpoint, Idaho
I'm in Salmon Idaho. What we have best is whitewater rafting on the Salmon River.
Reflections of a Railroad Bridge on the pond
A view of Lake Pend Orielle - A view of Lake Pend Orielle, Sandpoint, Idaho
Water almost as far as you can see - A view of Lake Pend Orielle, Sandpoint, Idaho
How is the fishing in Lake Pend Orielle
If you are wondering how the fishing is on Lake Pend Orielle, you will be happy to know that this lake has many species of fish, including Rainbow trout, Lake trout, Perch, Black Crappie, White Crappie, Large mouth Bass, Small mouth Bass, Spotted Bass, Striped Bass, White Bass, Whitefish, Walleye, Northern Pike and Kokanee. Lake Pend Oreille also had the State record of a 37 pound Kamloops rainbow trout caught by Wes Hamlet in 1947.
Can't you just picture a big ol' Moose standing out there in the Marsh? - Marsh at Lake Pend Orielle Sandpoint Idaho
Can't you just picture a big ol' Moose standing out there in the Marsh?
Spectacular sunset over Lake Pend Orielle - The Sunsets are spectacular on Lake Pend Orielle
Many islands on Lake Pend Orielle
Glacier Lake Missoula
This tells how Lake Pend Orielle was formed by that Glacier
How the glaciers advanced
2000 Feet Above the Lake the Glacier Rose
Glacial Ice above lake level
How the glacier ice filled the lake
Looking across the top of the glacier
Did you enjoy your visit? Been there before? Like to go?
Would love to hear your comments here.
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