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We hope to see you … pretty soon!

While our entire country grapples with the coronavirus, we wish to extend our deep thanks and best wishes to the friends and visitors that each year bring their exuberance and vibrancy to our magnificent part of Idaho.

Want to help out Sandpoint’s retailers and restaurants in this tough time? Our Operation Support Local invites you to book now for future trips, buy certificates and engage our Visit Sandpoint members online. And when the time comes again to travel and explore, remember our restaurants, hotels, entertainment venues and magnificent outdoors await to welcome you.

Meantime… please click around our website. Or, check our 2020 Visitor Guide. We look forward to good times together this summer!


Weather in Sandpoint

clear sky
humidity: 28%
wind: 8mph SW
H 70 • L 70
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Visit Sandpoint, Idaho

Run, Bike, Swim in Sandpoint


Challenge yourself, in Sandpoint, Idaho. On the shores of magnificent Lake Pend Oreille, framed by the Selkirk and Cabinet mountain ranges, Sandpoint’s awesome landscapes inspire an amazing lineup of endurance events all summer long. Click the links below for details on any of the events … and make this your year to run, bike and swim in Sandpoint!

Lace up your running shoes for these great events in 2020:

June 7: Bay Trail Fun Run. Along the shoreline on Pend d’Oreille Bay Trail.
June 27-28: Race the Wolf. New ultra-running event at Schweitzer.
Aug. 2: Schweitzer Huckleberry Color Fun Run. Family fun on the mountain.
Aug. 14-15: Spokane-to-Sandpoint Relay Race. Mt. Spokane to City Beach!
Sept 20: Scenic Half.  Through downtown Sandpoint, across the Long Bridge.

Be a cross-sporter and do these events, too!

May 2: Three-Quarter Minus Cykeltur. Timed gravel ride of 48 or 65 miles.
June 20: CHAFE 150. Bicycle 15o-mile route, 100, 80, 40, 3o or Family Fun Ride.
Aug. 1: Long Bridge Swim. 1.76-mile open water swim across Lake Pend Oreille.
Sept. 14-19: WaCanId Ride. 350-mile ride through Washington, Canada, Idaho.

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While you’re here, be sure to budget some extra days to experience our terrific town, catch some fun events and enjoy our many amazing lake and mountain activities.

Pick your Sandpoint lodging:

See all there is to do here by clicking the links at left. We hope to see you in beautiful Sandpoint, Idaho!