Discover Coeur d'Alene

By Land or by Water

Explore Coeur d'Alene BY LAND OR BY WATER

The woods, waters, and trails are calling—ready to go exploring? The Coeur d’Alene Resort is your home base for all things outdoors. Whether you’re a seasoned adventurer or a new enthusiast, Idaho offers world-class recreation and endless stretches of wilderness to discover. Choose from challenging whitewater rapids trips to self-guided bike tours along the historic Hiawatha Trail.



Meander peacefully through the pines on miles of trails from Mineral Ridge, Canfield Mountain, 4th of July Pass or Lookout Pass Nordic Ski Area.

Downhill Skiing


Enjoy acres of amazing terrain and fresh powder on one of the various nearby ski mountains. Silver Mountain Resort, Lookout Pass Ski Area, and Schweitzer Mountain Resort are all a short distance from Coeur d'Alene. Visiting skiers and snowboarders can easily plan a memorable day on the slopes.

Mountain Snowmobiling


Weave your way through snow-packed mountain tops. Everything from heart pounding adventures to family-friendly trails - Idaho's wintery paradise is one of the top snowmobiling destinations.

Ice Rink

Ice Skating

Skate on the downtown outdoor ice rink with beautiful surrounding views of Tubbs Hill and Lake Coeur d'Alene. This pop-up seasonal rink is complemented by a snack shack featuring loaded hot cocoa, string lights, outdoor fire pits and private igloos. VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)

Cruise Boat


Come aboard one of several exciting lake cruises to experience Lake Coeur d’Alene as it is intended to be viewed. The Lake Coeur d'Alene Cruise fleet departs daily from The Coeur d'Alene Resort all summer long for scenic tours, holiday specials, late morning brunches and evening sunset dinner cruises. VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)



From leisure treks around Tubbs Hill to surrounding state forests and backcountry lands -  there is a trail for every explorer.

Boat Rental

Boat Rentals

The best way to explore the pristine waters of Lake Coeur d’Alene is by private boat. Your family and friends will love wandering along hundreds of miles of unique shoreline with a rental from the Boardwalk Marina. Choose between a Sport Boat or Luxury Pontoon Boat to create your own lakeside adventure. VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)

Guided Paddleboard Tours

Guided Paddleboard Tours

Enjoy a one-hour guided paddleboard tour on Lake Coeur d'Alene! This fun-filled tour departs daily (9AM-10AM) from The Boardwalk Marina at The Coeur d'Alene Resort and heads in whichever direction the guests want to go: whether that's towards the scenery of Tubbs Hill, or towards the live-action at City Beach, we guarantee you will love the views. VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)

Paddle Board Rentals

Paddleboard Rentals

There’s nothing quite like being right on the water—inches away from the ripple of a wave. Stand-up paddleboards offer a unique and relaxing way to explore Lake Coeur d’Alene, all while getting a full-body workout. Stand-up paddleboards are great for beginners and advanced water sport enthusiasts alike. Best of all, while paddling the lake you just might discover Bald Eagles soaring overhead or Kokanee jumping out of the waves below. BOOK NOW (External link opens in new tab or window)



The ROW Adventure Center is The Coeur d'Alene Resort's exclusive outfitting company and adventure partner. Located just three blocks from The Resort, ROW Adventure Center offers fantastic guided kayak trips and more throughout the region. VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)

Whitewater Rafting

Whitewater Rafting

The ROW Adventure Center has more whitewater rafting experience than any other outfitter in the region. The outfitter’s interpretive guides are well versed in local wildlife and history, and will guide you down a fun, safe, and thrilling river ride! VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)

Fly Fisherman

Fly Fishing

The Coeur d'Alene River and the St. Joe River are the perfect, remote choice for half- or full-day fishing trips. Expert guides can cater to the needs of beginners and experts alike, offering an unrivaled commitment to your angling experience. Abundant cutthroat and rainbow trout are sure to keep your rod bent throughout the day. Don’t forget to purchase your Idaho Fishing License first! VIEW DETAILS (External link opens in new tab or window)