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Legendary Lake Pend Oreille

Idaho's Wilderness of Water

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Book: Legendary Lake Pend Oreille

by Jane Fritz and Friends

Experience Lake Pend Oreille - Idaho's Wilderness of Water

Sprawling 43 miles long with 111 miles of shoreline, Idaho's largest natural lake is truly awe-inspiring. At more than 1,100 feet deep, it's the fifth-deepest lake in the nation. During the last ice age, it was the nexus of the most cataclysmic floods ever to scour the planet. For the native Kalispel Indians, it was the cradle of creation. It was the site of the first trading post in Idaho, built in 1809 by voyageur David Thompson. The lake has also yielded the world-record Kamloops trout.

Largest, deepest, first, most...
Add the lake's spectacular setting amid three major ranges of the Rocky Mountains, and it's no wonder Lake Pend Oreille inspires such awe. This book captures the lake‚ incredible features with comprehensive guides to: All public recreation sites for swimming, picnicking, camping and watercraft access Resources and advice for boaters and sailors Complete guide to 30+ hiking trails Paddle routes for kayakers and canoeists Guide to the lake‚ fish and fisheries Legendary Lake Pend Oreille is far more than a recreationist‚ directory. Rich with sketches about biology and botany, loaded with fascinating historical lore, and abundantly illustrated, this is a bible for Lake Pend Oreille.

Fast Facts 416 pages nonfiction 266 photos including 16 color plates Exclusive Ross Hall photo section Fold-out color map by Terrapen Geographics with panoramic photos by Jay Mock - ISBN ISBN 978-1-879628-33-5

 

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