The Coeur d’Alene River – How do you pronounce that again?
The Coeur d’Alene River flows 37 miles into Lake CDA and then out as the Spokane River. Not only is this a great way to spend a half day in the CDA/Spokane area, but it’s tremendously beautiful. Picture a lazy river, warm breezes, and a total release of all your cares. It’s close to town and great for families with young children because there are no rapids above a class II. Last time I went down I remember being astonished as I oared my boat past a moose and a blue heron followed us, intrigued maybe, for a ¼ of a mile or so. This crystal spring fed water houses the infamous Westslope Black Tail Cutthroat Trout year-round and is native only to the CDA River. The river also houses Chinook Salmon in the fall; a marvelous sight with their supremacy and magnitude for a river this size. Book your trip. Float with your family. Whether taking in the view or tossing in a line to catch a fish, the Coeur dAlene river float trip is not to miss.