Coeur d’Alene is surrounded by beauty and the great outdoors and can be easily accessible. The lake has great public beaches. The beach down by the Resort or Sanders beach. The bike trails are paved and start from downtown. Mountain biking trails are within ten minute drive. The white water rafting is a two hour drive, but very senic and worth the drive for the white water. Coeur d’Alene idaho outdoor activities are all around.