Round Lake State Park
Nearest Town: Sandpoint
Site Size: 200 acres
Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl
Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.
Directions: From Sandpoint, US 95 S 8 mi; R (W) at mp 468.5; 1.6 mi to winter entrance or 1.8 mi to summer entrance.
Description: Round Lake State Park encompasses a 58-acre, glacially created, pothole lake encircled by coniferous forest. A foot trail around the lake and along Cocolalla Creek takes you under canopies of a wide variety of Idaho’s trees. The lake supports nesting Osprey and Great Blue Heron. Numerous bird species include Northern Flicker, Steller’s Jay, Mountain Bluebird, Cedar Waxwing, and Western Tanager. Ducks and geese use the lake until late winter.
IDPR (208) 263-3489
Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce (208) 263-2161