The Pedestrian Long Bridge is perfect for a walk or bike ride; reach the bridge via the bike path on the south edge of the city limits.
You can always expect dazzling views of the lake and Selkirk Mountains.
Enjoy the view of Sandpoint from the sky with flight tour operator Sandpoint Seaplane Service, which embarks from the water at Dover Bay with sightseeing tours as well as customized and charter flights. Also see brewing in action at Mick Duff's Beer Hall, 220 Cedar St. - Highway 2/41 Pend Oreille River Scenic Route, west on Highway 2 from Sandpoint through historic Priest River and Newport/Oldtown; then south on Highway 41 through the Blanchard Valley all the way to the Spokane River. Pine St, has all the trimmings: 25-meter indoor pool, outdoor recreation area, racquetball, wallyball, basketball, weight training, stair machine, bikes and rowing machines, treadmill, aerobics, sauna and spa. - Closest to Sandpoint, Mountain Horse Adventures treats riders to leisurely horseback tours through rich mountain forests and alpine meadows on Schweitzers trail system, 11 miles from downtown; 208-263-TROT or 800-831-8810.
208-290-3257 Photo by George Perks Long Bridge: Sandpoint has long enjoyed the Long Bridge as a bike path; its a 2-mile long, flat ride that starts downtown behind the Old Power House. - Wild Horse Trail Scenic Byway, 48 miles on Highway 95 from Sandpoint north following Kootenai Tribe’s historic path on the east side of Selkirk Mountains all the way to Canada. - The 960-acre Western Pleasure Guest Ranch is 16 miles northeast of Sandpoint with lots of trails on the ranch and adjacent national forest.
Other possibilities are Travers Park on the 1900 block of West Pine Street, and City Beach downtown, where the city keeps bike paths open for walking and bicycling.
The paved path to Dover along Highway 2 is another fine path for bicyclists or walkers.
You can sample Sandpoint's rich railroading heritage at the Bonner County Historical Museum at 609 S. For the brochure, "A Railfan's Guide to Sandpoint Idaho," contact the Greater Sandpoint Chamber of Commerce. Located in Sandpoint’s Lakeview Park, the museum’s well-crafted displays capture Bonner County’s vibrant history and culture.The path extends south four miles to Sagle, creating an easy, rolling scenic ride through the countryside along Highway 95 Larch and Fifth: Theres a second bicycle path, beginning at Larch and Fifth in Sandpoint and heading about two miles west to Dover, built upon an abandoned railroad track. Available at the Greater Sandpoint Chamber Visitor Center. Western Pleasure also has lodging in log cabins, or in the ranch's impressive master lodge. - The Diamond T Guest Ranch right alongside the Clark Fork River east of Clark Fork, has lots of riding trails on its 132 acres of forest and meadows; horse rentals are offered nearby, but inquire first.A route has also been extended from that paths terminus at Larch to Boyer, then west about .5 mile to E. - Selkirk Loop is a 280-mile drive through the majestic Selkirks of Idaho, Washington and British Columbia, Canada. Lodging on the ranch is available in six log cabins. Lake Pend Oreille is 43 miles long, with a whopping 111 miles of shoreline.For more ambitious endeavors, consider a dayhike to Mickinnick or Gold Hill - visit the Hiking and Mountain Biking Trails page for details.With more than 2,000 acres, the Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, 30 miles north of Sandpoint near Bonners Ferry, has plenty of habitat for an abundance of wildlife.Silverwood has more than 80 rides, shows and attractions. Travers Park, 1900 block of West Pine Street about a dozen blocks from downtown, has four public tennis courts, and host most of the formal tennis action in town.