Saturday, October 29, 2016

Jewel Lake, Bonner County, Idaho

This is appropriately named as it is a beautiful jewel of a lake located on a hill in a forested area. The launch is hard packed gravel with a dock and fishing area at the end of the dock. There is one restroom (port-a-potty) at this site with no running water. This is a day use area only, no camping allowed. This is primarily a fishing lake with some locals using the lake for swimming. Electric motors only! Fishing: Trout, Bass, Pike limit of 6 each. No limit on other species. See sign when fishing at this lake. For more fishing info call 208-769-1414. Directions: At Sawyer/Seneacquoteen Idaho on Dufort Road. turn east onto Jewel Lake Rd. Follow this road to Jewel Lake access site. Maps: Visit type in Jewel Lake, Bonner County, ID. or GPS coordinates 48.138826, -116.722666
ACCESSIBILITY: PARKING... Gravel/dirt parking lot; PATHS/TRAILS... No developed paths/trails; RESTROOMS/FACILITIES/SHADE… None. Shade via trees; DOCKS/LAUNCHES/PLATFORMS… One launch dock with very narrow. 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; TRANSFER SYSTEMS... None; SENSORY... No sensory tactile markers for those with visual and other impairments; CAMPING... No; O.T.H.E.R… Oddities/Barriers: Mud, marine vegetation along shoreline; Terrain: Level to 4% grades; H2O/Water: Water clear until late summer. Water temperature in the summer can be around 60 to 70 degree. No drinking water available; Environmental Conditions: Varies; Resources: Food, drinks, and gas nothing nearby.

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