For those boaters looking for things to do during the summer on Lake Coeur d’Alene, consider a jaunt down to Harrison, Idaho. The easy to access town is right on the lake, with camping, gas, food and even ice cream. What would normally be more than an hour drive in a hot car becomes a beautiful boat ride. If you’re looking for a family-friendly adventure this summer, take a ride down the lake! Here are three things to know about Harrison:
- Getting there and home
After you leave the Third Street Dock (LINK to other blog) in downtown Coeur d’Alene, head south, past Gozzer Ranch Golf & Lake Club. Follow the main lake corridor, running south along Highway 97. Once you pass The Golf Club at Black Rock and Rockford Bay on your right, turn left, again following the main lake. Harrison will be the beautiful docks and grassy lawns on your left.
- Docking near town
Gateway Resort & Marina is one of the main docks in Harrison. Both long-term and short-term docks are available, both covered and uncovered. Most docks are 20 feet long, but some are as long as 65 feet. Slip rental is $30 per day.
- Things to do
First off, get off your boat and explore! Let the kids run around on the green lawns, stroll up and down the docks looking at the boats, and say, ‘Hi’ to boaters you know. If you’re hungry, check out the Gateway Resort & Marina market or restaurant to grab some grub. Fill up gas in Harrison at the dock, and before you leave, stop in to get a cone of ice cream!
What’s your favorite thing to do in Harrison? Let us know!