Fort Sherman Playground

Well shaded and lake-side: Fort Sherman is the perfect playground!

Well shaded and lake-side: Fort Sherman is the perfect playground!

416 Mullan Road
Coeur d’Alene, Idaho

Fort Sherman Playground is the perfect place to stop along mountainous I-90 during a summer vacation. A beautiful city in any season, Coeur d’Alene is a is a summer recreation mecca with ample hiking, swimming, boating, fishing, and golf. Fort Sherman Playground at City Park offers a sprawling, 14,000 square foot wooden ‘fort’ play space on 17 acres near the lake’s edge. Sit in the shade while your kids play on the structure, then take a quick dip in the lake.

If you have more time, the Downtown Waterfront area offers a number of other options such as parasail rides high above the water, jet skis, kayaks, paddleboats and canoes for rent. The main office for rentals is located along the world’s longest floating boardwalk, located at the Coeur d’Alene Resort.

Date last visited: June 2009

Distance off the interstate: Five minutes.

Hours and Admission Prices: Free.

Bathrooms: Nice public bathrooms are located by the play structure.

Food Services: Many restaurants line the lake-front area. A good bet for a sweet snack is The Bakery by the Lake. Kids love all the homemade muffins and scones.


Directions: From I-90 take NW Boulevard South all the way downtown. Turn right on Mullan Road for parking.

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