Area Activities

The gorgeous scenery of the surrounding area offers a backdrop for numerous activities.

Summer Activities

  • Fish for trophy mackinaw and rainbow trout; also chase the local kokanee for a different adventure. Other freshwater fish such as smallmouth bass can be caught right off our docks.
  • Hike the Cabinet and the Selkirk Mountains. Our region has many hiking paths into some of the most beautiful scenery in the United States.
  • Boating and swimming in Lake Pend Oreille. Explore the many beaches and enjoy a swim in the refreshing waters of our spectacular lake.
  • Golf. There are many golf courses to choose from in the area; check our local activity links for more information.
  • Horseback riding.
  • Mountain biking.
  • Kayaking.

Winter Activities

  • Snowmobiling. Explore the many trails and off-trail rides the area has to offer.
  • Downhill and cross country skiing at beautiful Schweitzer Mountain Resort.
  • Fishing - yes, fishing extends into the winter months. Charter a boat or bring your own.
  • Sleigh rides.
  • Snowshoeing. Just because it's winter doesn't mean you can't hike. See the area in a new light.


Nearby Sandpoint offers a wide variety of activities and events to entertain even the most discriminating guest! From Arts to Rodeos, sporting events and concerts, Sandpoint has something for everyone. For detailed information on what is happening in the area and at Schweitzer Mountain Resort, contact the Sandpoint Chamber at 208-263-2161 or visit one of these sites: