Round Lake State Park

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Round Lake State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Round Lake State Park.jpg
Round Lake State Park, May 2015
Map showing the location of Round Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Round Lake State Park
Location in Idaho
Map showing the location of Round Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Round Lake State Park
Location in the United States
LocationBonner County, Idaho, United States
Nearest citySandpoint, Idaho
Coordinates48°10′01″N 116°38′12″W / 48.16694°N 116.63667°W / 48.16694; -116.63667Coordinates: 48°10′01″N 116°38′12″W / 48.16694°N 116.63667°W / 48.16694; -116.63667[1]
Area142 acres (57 ha)[1]
Elevation2,122 ft (647 m)[1]
DesignationIdaho state park
Established1965[2]
AdministratorIdaho Department of Parks and Recreation
WebsiteRound Lake State Park

Round Lake State Park is a public recreation area located four miles (6.4 km) southwest of Sagle in Bonner County, Idaho. The 142-acre (57 ha) state park surrounds 123-acre (50 ha) Round Lake.[3] The lake was formed from glacial activity in the Pleistocene.[4] The park offers campsites, fishing, swimming, boating for non-motorized and electric-powered watercraft, and trails for hiking, biking and skiing.[1]

Wildlife[edit]

This state park is home to black bear, moose, grizzly bear, waterfowl, beaver, various songbirds, and deer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d "Round Lake State Park". Idaho Parks and Recreation. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  2. ^ "History: State Lands in Idaho". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Retrieved October 23, 2017.
  3. ^ "Round Lake". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Retrieved November 20, 2018.
  4. ^ Roy M. Breckenridge; Dean L. Garwood (August 2014). "Geologic Guide of the Hoodoo Valley Area" (PDF). Moscow, Id.: Idaho Geological Survey, University of Idaho. pp. 8, 21. Retrieved October 22, 2018.

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