Top 10 Iconic Lakes In Idaho

American Falls Reservoir:is an extremely popular destination for tourists and locals looking to partake in fishing, camping, water skiing, windsurfing, canoeing, boating, and wildlife viewing.

Lake Pend Oreille: is one of the deepest lakes in the United States. It was once used for underwater submarine research. The water-filled trench was formed by glacial activity during the ice age.

 Bear Lake : is two hundred and fifty thousand years old, creating a habitat for some rare and unique fish species. Anglers can be on the lookout for a Bear Lake strain of the Bonneville.

Blackfoot Reservoir:is located near Near Soda Springs in southeastern Idaho. The lake is historically known all the way back to the seventies and eighties as a fishing hot spot. 

Palisades Reservoir: is situated on the border of southeast Idaho; near Wyoming. It’s located in the Snake River Range of the majestic Rocky Mountains. The remote location and undeveloped environment

Lake Cascade:is a hidden gem known for great winter ice fishing. It’s the fourth largest lake in the state of Idaho and not one to be missed. When the lake freezes over its stunning eighty-six miles.

Lower Goose Creek Reservoir:also called Oakley Reservoir, is formed by the Oakley dam. It’s a popular fishing spot providing a wide range of species to target. 

 Priest Lake: is surrounded by the Selkirk Mountains creating a unique and picturesque scenery. Fishing is popular at the lake and anglers can expect to catch cutthroat trout, kokanee salmon.

Dworshak Reservoir: is responsible for creating the body of water with the same name. The dam is the highest straight-axis dam in North America and the third tallest in the United States.

 Lake Coeur d’Alene:was at one time called the “one of the five most beautiful lakes in the world” by National Geographic magazine.The lake was created during the ice age by the great Missoula Floods