Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho shares it’s name with the county of Pend Oreille which does cause some confusion for those researching the area. Pend Oreille Lake is located in Bonner County Idaho,However, due to is size and proximity to Pend Oreille County the lake is certainly worthy of an honorable mention.
Lake Pend Oreille is quite large with a surface area of 148 square miles and a depth of 1,150 ft making it the 5th deepest in the United State.
Several small towns surround Pend Oreille with the largest being Sandpoint, Idaho. The lake and small town offer plenty of recreational activities including, boating, fishing, lake sports such as tubing, water skiing and wake boarding. While visiting the lake you will find accommodations that include, tent camping, RV camping, hotels, motels, inns, and bed & breakfasts.
When visiting the region of eastern Washington and northern Idaho be sure not to miss a day at Lake Pend Oreille.