Lake, nestled in the glacier-carved hills north of Republic,
Washington, is a spring and stream-fed lake named
once frequented the area. The serene, seven mile
long lake provides
visitors with wonderful opportunities for kayaking,
water skiing, canoeing, and sailing.
Lake is home to a wide variety of birds and animals,
and provides a stopover for a number of migratory birds and waterfowl.
Throughout most of the summer bald eagles, hawks, and falcons hunt from
the skies overhead, while ducks and geese raise their young on the blue
waters below. The lake is stocked with 250,000 rainbow trout each year.
Lake State Park, located about three miles south of
Fisherman's Cove, offers visitors a lines-free boat launch. Surrounded
on three sides by the peaks and valleys of the Colville and Ferry
the park's proximity to a small island lake where a pair of osprey
raises their young, park visitors often have the opportunity to watch
osprey fishing in the waters adjacent to the park.