• Schweitzer 2014

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort

  • Schweitzer 2014

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort

  • Sand Creek

    Allison Wildman

  • Lost in the 50s

    Aaron Qualls

  • Downtown Sandpoint

    Allison Wildman

  • Powerhouse Rainbow

    Aaron Qualls

  • Schweitzer Outback Boal

    Schweitzer Mountain Resort

Contact Us:

(208) 263-3613 / e-mail


Parks & Recreation

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Parks and Recreation in Sandpoint

Whether new to the area or just visiting you will immediately notice mountains with ski hills, wide lush valleys, and the largest lake in Idaho Lake Pend Oreille, dominating the view. Built by railroad and timber over one hundred years ago, Sandpoint has become one of the most diverse small towns in the Pacific Northwest. Many travelers, when crossing the long bridge on U.S. 95, instantly decide to make this their new home, if only temporarily. Sandpoint is less a place and more a feeling that can only be experienced, not explained.

Since our modest beginning the recreational possibilities of Sandpoint have been unlimited, and a priority in our community. The Sandpoint Recreation Department was established in 1945 and after considerable growth combined with the City's Parks Department in 2004. The combined Parks and Recreation Department continues to make the exploration and execution of Sandpoint's recreational possibilities a top priority. The Parks and Recreation Department compliments the community's health and safety by enhancing quality of life.


To register for programs or book facilities online, start by creating a REC1 user account. CREATE ACCOUNT QUICK START GUIDE For additional information regarding park reservations or recreation programs contact the City of Sandpoint Parks and Recreation Department at (208) 263-3613 or email recreations@sanpointidaho.gov 

Parks and Recreation Spotlight

Plots Available at the City of Sandpoint Community Garden

Get one while they last!

Post Date:01/11/2019 8:00 AM

Community Garden Plots Available




Greetings Gardening Enthusiasts!


The City of Sandpoint Park and Rec Department has Community Garden plots available that are open to the public to reserve for the upcoming 2019 gardening season. A plot map, depicting available plots is available on the Parks and Recreation online facilities catalog at: https://secure.rec1.com/ID/city-of-sandpoint/catalog To reserve one of the available plots, interested parties will need to visit Sandpoint Parks and Rec in person, at 1123 Lake Street, Monday – Friday between 8am and 5pm. Call the office at 208-263-3613 for specific plot availability.

Plot Fees are Non-Refundable

4’x8’ plot (s) are $20

7’x7’ plot (s) are $25

Gardening season is roughly mid-May (depends on the spring) thru mid-October. The garden is located within the Old Ninth Grade Center Park at Hwy 2 and Boyer Avenue in Sandpoint.”

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