• Post Falls Dam

  • Photographed by Tom Holman

Water Sports

North Idaho is a water lover's paradise. Dozens of recreational lakes and rivers offer a variety of activities. White water rafting, water skiing, jet skiing, sailing, boating, parasailing or simply laying on the beach and enjoying a dip in the water to cool off are all options for you to consider. Why not do it all? Rental equipment is available at area resorts and lakeside businesses offer tours and an array of additional water equipment. Dive in and have a ball!

Thrills and Spills

Silver Mountain has an indoor waterpark where the "Surf's up in Idaho's largest indoor water park. Call 866.345.2675 for fun EVERYDAY!  

Silverwood Theme Park has over 65 rides, slides, shows and attractions, including four roller coasters, Boulder Beach Water Park, a steam engine train, live entertainment, restaurants, and a first of its kind in the world: A 104 foot tall thrill ride with a cylindrical-shaped vehicle that seats 24 people facing outward, with legs dangling and wearing only a harness. The vehicle rotates 360 degrees at 13 revolutions per minute while at the same time swings like a giant pendulum all the way upside down 104 feet above the ground bringing riders all the way around over and over again at three and a half times the normal gravitational pull. Will you be able to handle it?

Catch the Big One

One hundred lakes within a hundred miles and wide variety of fish such as Chinook salmon, Northern pike, Sm & Lg mouth bass as well as tasty Kokanee makes this area an anglers dream.  Known for its secluded mountain lakes, clear blue streams, and great fishing, North Idaho waters have produced two world records, and provide opportunities for anglers of all ages and skill levels.
Take a kid fishing…catch the experience!
Here's what you'll need:
An Idaho fishing license valid for the year you want to fish. Different licenses are issued to residents and nonresidents.
A special resident permit is needed to fish for salmon or steelhead.
Nonresidents can get a 3-day nonresident permit (includes a fishing license).  
A two-pole permit is available for resident anglers who want to fish with two poles. Nonresidents can also buy a permit to fish with 2 poles.
For more information 208.769.1414 or visit www.fishandgame.idaho.gov

White Water Rafting

Paddleboarding (SUP)






Tags: kayaking, paddleboarding, Silver Mountain, Silverwood Theme Park, White Water Rafting, Beaches, waterpark

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Snake River Adventure Tours

Follow the rivers through the sheer ruggedness of Hells Canyon, North America’s Deepest River Gorge and see what adventures await you.
Snake River Adventures offers trips that include more than one venue for every adventure you require.