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North Region Sites

Wolf Lodge Bay

Nearest Town: Coeur d'Alene
Site Size: 7 miles auto 3 miles hiking

Highlights: Raptors, Shorebirds, Songbirds, Upland Birds, Waterbirds, Waterfowl

Access: Year-round. Access free of charge.

Site Location

Directions: Exit 22 off I-90; S on 97 0.3 mi to pullout with interpretive signs; continue south on 97 0.6 mi to Meneral Ridge Boat ramp; continue another 1.2 miles to parking area for nature trail and Beauty Bay; backtrack and cross I-90; L (w) on South Yellowstone Trail Rd for 2.3 mi; L onto Landing Rd 0.8 mi.


More Information:
BLM (208) 769-5000
Coeur d'Alene Chamber of Commerce 1-877-782-9232

Wolf Lodge Bay
Photo Copyright Kenneth W. Cook
Bald eagle
Photo Copyright Camden Hackworth

General Services:
ParkingRestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkCampgroundPicnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterInterpretive Material AvailableBoat RampNo ConcessionsHiking TrailsNo HuntingFishingWater SportsNo OHV/ATVs AllowedNo Horseback Riding

Handicapped Services:
ParkingRestroomsNo PhoneNo BoardwalkNo CampgroundPicnic AreaNo Observation AreaNo Visitor CenterNo Interpretive MaterialsNo Boat RampNo ConcessionsNo Hiking Trails
What do these icons mean?

low elevation mixed conifer Graph illustrating 20% 20%
marshes/lakes/ponds Graph illustrating 50% 50%
other Graph illustrating 30% 30%

Best Observation Times
Bird Species Jan Feb Mar Apr May Jun Jul Aug Sep Oct Nov Dec AM/PM
Raptors Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
Shorebirds N N Y Y Y N N N Y Y N N ALL
Songbirds N N N Y Y Y Y Y Y N N N AM
Upland Birds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
Waterbirds Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
Waterfowl Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y Y ALL
Target Species for this Site

Select a species from the list to view other sites on the Idaho Birding Trail Sites this species may be observed.

    Blackbirds and alliesChickadees and TitmouseGeese, Swans and DucksGrebesHawks and EaglesJaegers and GullsLoonOwlsSwiftsTanagersThrushesTyrant FlycatchersVireosWood WarblersWoodpeckersWrens and Dipper


    R - Resident 1 - Abundant, easily found s - Statewide
    M - Migrant 2 - Common, but sometimes difficult to find e - Southeast
    W - Winter 3 - Uncommon or local w - Southwest
    S - Summer 4 - Rare or very local c - Central
    5 - Casual, 3-10 accepted records p - Panhandle (North)
    6 - Accidental, 1-2 accepted records
    7 - Experimental
    (B) - Documented breeding evidence(End) - Threatened or Endangered
    (b) - Circumstantial breeding evidence(Int.) - Introduced species

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