Nick Snyder
Parks and Waterways Director
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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!


Panhandle Health District (PHD) and the Idaho Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) have issued health advisories for the east side of Fernan Lake



--All reservation spaces have been filled at Harrison Public Docks for the weekend of August 19-21 for the Boat Regatta--


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
  • Parks and Waterways
    Mowry Park





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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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