Farragut State Park


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Farragut State Park


Location:In northern Idaho, 30 miles north of Coeur d'Alene.
Facilities:184 individual campsites 6 equestrian sites, 10 camping cabins, and 4 group camps (camping sites include primitive, standard, and serviced sites with electricity and water), showers, flush toilets, group picnic shelters, playground, volleyball area, disc golf course, trails (including paved), boat ramps and docks, shooting range, model airplane flying field, education center, museum.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing, boating, water-skiing, hiking, bicycling, horseback riding, snowmobiling, sledding, cross-country skiing, radio-controlled model airplane flying, guided walks, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is located on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho's largest lake, at the foot of the Coeur d'Alene Mountains in the Bitterroot Range. This was formerly the site of the world's second-largest Naval training center, the Farragut Naval Training Station, and the park includes a Naval Training Center Museum and a historic brig.
Address:13550 E Hwy 54
Athol, ID 83801

Phone:208-683-2425
Fax:208-683-7416
Web: www.idahoparks.org/parks/farragut.aspx
Size: 4,000 acres. Elevation: 2,054 feet.

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This is a vast lake indeed, a fact recognized by the Navy in World War II, when it tested submarines in the deep water near today's 4,000-acre Farragut State Park.
Another major fall event occurred when Cub Scouts and Campfire girls braved inclement weather to plant 50 trees in a famous and Historic Tree Grove at Farragut State Park near Coeur d'Alene.