Bureau of Land Management, Idaho.
The sparkling waters of Lake Coeurd'Alene, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, offer many different kinds of outdoor recreational activities year-round in a setting of exceptional scenic beauty.
The best way to see Lake Coeur d' Alene is by boat. However, visitors can also take a scenic drive around the lake by travel- ing east from Coeur d'Alene on Interstate 90, then south on State Highway 97 and State Highway 3 to the town of St. Maries. Proceed west on State Highway