Nick Snyder
Parks and Waterways Director
Email: Click Here
P: (208) 446-1275
F: (208) 446-1282

Physical Address:
10905 N. Ramsey Road
Hayden, Idaho 83835
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Office Hours:
Monday-Friday 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

Parks & Waterways Alert!
Due to current flood conditions and ice damage at many public boating facilities on area lakes and rivers, the following popular County facilities are either not accessible or have been damaged and are closed until we can complete repairs or flood waters recede.

We will provide updates as changes occur.



Spokane Point Boat Launch

Harlow Point Boat Launch

Bell Bay Docks

Harrison Boat Launch and Breakwater

Fernan Park Boat Launch

Hauser Boat Launch

Mica Bay Boat Launch

Upper Twin Boat Launch

Sun Up Boat Launch

PLEASE NOTE: LAKE COEUR D ALENE IS CURRENTLY A NO WAKE ZONE PER KOOTENAI COUNTY ORDINANCE 6-2-6 B1 UNTIL FLOODING RECEDES.



THE RV DUMP ON DALTON AVE IS STILL OPEN BUT WATER HAS BEEN SHUT OFF FOR THE WINTER.


Buy Your Annual Boat Launch Pass

Pay Citation (Surcharge Assessment)

Make a Moorage Reservation

Make a Shelter Reservation

The Department of Parks and Waterways is responsible for the management, development and maintenance of park and marine facilities owned by Kootenai County and our mission is clear: "Provide recreational users of our parks and waterways safe, clean and suitable facilities, which best meet their needs in the most cost-effective way possible."

Fast Facts

  • Kootenai County is the largest boating community in the State of Idaho with nearly 20,000 registered boaters and just over 44,000 navigable acres for boaters to enjoy.
  • The Parks and Waterways Department manages and maintains:
  • 10 PARKS TOTALING OVER 162 ACRES
  • 8.6 MILES OF RECREATIONAL TRAILS
  • 19 BOAT LAUNCHES
  • 5 MARINE VESSEL PUMP-OUTS
  • 165 DOCK SECTIONS, AT 23 DIFFERENT LOCATIONS, TOTALING 51,496 SQUARE FEET
  • 1 RV DUMP STATION
  • 14 PUBLIC RESTROOMS, OF WHICH 2 ARE FLOATING RESTROOM BUILDINGS
  • 19 PATONS (NAVIGATIONAL LIGHTS AND MARKERS)
  • 21 REGULATORY BUOYS
  • 9 PUBLIC MOORING BUOYS
  • HAYDEN SPILLWAY
  • 3 CEMETERIES
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    Main County Administration Building
    Physical Address: 451 Government Way, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83814 Mailing Address: PO Box 9000, Coeur d'Alene, Idaho 83816-9000
    Main Phone Number: (208) 446-1000 Contact Us
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