Lake Koocanusa is a mountain lake surrounding Canada and Montana, developed by waters streaming type the Kootenai River and kept back by the Libby Dam. Finished in 1972, it creates hydroelectric power for both the United States and Canada. A composing contest to call the dam was won by Alice Beers, from Rexford Montana. Integrating the very first 3 letters from the KOOtenai River, CANada and U.S.A., Lake Koocanusa was called! Though the lake is accessible from both the US and Canada, you are no longer able to cross global waters by boat.
You would not anticipate to see carbonated water as blue as the Caribbean in Canada, however that’s what you’ll discover on Lake Koocanusa! Warm sandy beaches and evergreen timberlines this stunning, warm lake.Summer water temperatures of 75 ° F (24 C) make this an outstanding location for swimming, kayaking and wakeboarding. Treking routes and picnic locations abound. Over 200 kms of available coastline permits your option of coves to park your houseboat and rest after a long tough day of playing. The majority of the coastline can just be reached by boat, so you have your choice of locations to connect your houseboat up for the night and take pleasure in a campfire under the stars.
Fishing is terrific on Lake Koocanusa also! Do not be shocked if you discover Kokanee Salmon, or a West Slope Cutthroat at the end of your line. Whitefish, Rainbow Trout and Brook Trout are likewise numerous. There are quite strict fishing requirements due to the global waters, so ensure to read our blog site about fishing regulations in Canada A passport or other evidence of citizenship is needed if you are taking a trip from the United States.
Our houseboats leave from the Sunlight Houseboats Marina. To commemorate their 20th Anniversary, we are providing $150 off 3 and 4 nigh journeys and $300 off 7night journeys for Peak Season 2019. You should reserve by March 15, 2019 for this unique.
And for more included enjoyable, Sunlight Houseboats is the only marina on Lake Koocanusa with a drifting water park! Get on the inflatable water slides and zip in to the water!
Now is a great time to prepare a journey to Lake Koocanusa, specifically if you are originating from the United States. With a strong United States dollar, you conserve a package! With 6 various houseboat models, we can accomodate groups of 10 all the method as much as 22 individuals!
Offer us a call at 888-454-8825 to arrange your houseboat vacation and to develop memories of a life time!