Saturday, October 29, 2016

Mirror Lake, Bonner County, Idaho

Mirror Lake is surely one of the most beautiful lakes in
 Bonner County. Set between two high mountains this lake is 
absolutely stunning. Amazingly two movies were filmed on this lake... The well know movie Dante's Peak (also film in Wallace Idaho along the South Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River. and much less known movie Mel. The movie Mel was about a big prehistoric turtle; one of the turtles large shells is on exhibit outside the only resort on this lake. Surrounded by aquatic vegetation, Mirror Lake is frequented by migratory birds and bald eagles, etc. There is one resort on this lake with camping (tent & RV sites) and rental fishing boats. The boat launch is gravel with one dock, store, restroom, running water, and camping. Fishing: Fish species info coming soon. See sign when fishing at this lake. For more fishing info call 208-769-1414. Directions: From Sagle Idaho on HWY 95 - Take Sagle Road. Turn right onto Talache Road/Forest Service Road 2233 and watch for the sign to Mirror Lake Campground after about one mile. Maps: View interactive google map above or visit
Click on pic to enlarge type in Mirror Lake, Bonner County, ID. or GPS coordinates 48.168755, -116.503117

ACCESSIBILITY: PARKING... Gravel, dirt parking area at or near launch; PATHS/TRAILS... No developed paths/trails; RESTROOMS/FACILITIES/SHADE… Restrooms not wheelchair accessible. Shade via trees; DOCKS/LAUNCHES/PLATFORMS… Two docks that are no wheelchair accessible. Single lane dirt/gravel launch at about 4% grade; DIRECT WATER ACCESS… No developed access for wheeled mobility devices. Absolutely no access to water other than via launch or docks; TRANSFER SYSTEMS... None; SENSORY... No sensory tactile markers for those with visual and other impairments; CAMPING... Tent and RV campsites with no hookups. Campsites have not accessibility for wheeled mobility devices; O.T.H.E.R… Oddities/Barriers: Mud and marine vegetation along shoreline; Terrain: Level to 5% grades; H2O/Water: Water murky. Water temperature in the summer can be around 60 to 70 degree. No drinking water available; Environmental Conditions: Varies; Resources: Food, drinks, and gas in town of Sagle, ID.

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