Saturday, October 29, 2016

Moose Creek Pond, Bonner County, Idaho

This is a muddy little pond right next to Priest Lake and just a short distance from Lionhead State Park. The pond is in a densely wooded area with a small trail that circles the pond. There are sites with benches and open bank areas that are good to fish from. Fishing: There is a 6 fish limit of any species, no limit on gear restrictions; open year round. No fish species info available. For more fishing info call 208-769-1414. Directions: On HWY 57 traveling from the city of Priest River Idaho, turn right/east onto Coolin Rd. In Coolin Idaho turn right/east onto E. Shore Rd. Watch for the sign to this site on your right/east. It's easy to miss and near Lion Head State Park. This pond is a joint venture between the Huckleberry Bay Co. and the Idaho Department of Fish & Game. This site will remain open as long as the public does not abuse the pond and associated land. Maps: View interactive google map below or visit type in GPS coordinates 48.701043, -116.827985
ACCESSIBILITY: PARKING... Small gravel, dirt/mud parking lot; PATHS/TRAILS... Dirt trail round lake along shoreline. Not wheelchair accessible; RESTROOMS/FACILITIES/SHADE… None. Shade via trees; DOCKS/LAUNCHES/PLATFORMS… No docks/platforms. No developed launch. Fish from bank on. Makes no sense to kayak/canoe in this pond; DIRECT WATER ACCESS… No developed access for wheeled mobility devices; 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; Terrain: Level mostly; H2O/Water: Water normally clear. 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 Coolin, ID.

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