Perched up about 50 feet over Mirror Lake, this campsite is like a postcard. Sitting in a mountain bowl on one end of the lake, campers will have gorgeous views and sunsets. Fishing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, hiking and wildlife watching abounds. The campsite is off-the-beaten path so you'll be away from the crowds. Yet the site is located convenientl
Perched up about 50 feet over Mirror Lake, this campsite is like a postcard. Sitting in a mountain bowl on one end of the lake, campers will have gorgeous views and sunsets. Fishing, swimming, kayaking, paddle boarding, sailing, hiking and wildlife watching abounds. The campsite is off-the-beaten path so you'll be away from the crowds. Yet the site is located conveniently from the following attractions:
- just 10 minutes from the bigger Lake Pend Oreille (Talache Landing) where you can jet ski, water ski, kayak, scuba dive, etc.
- only 15 minutes from charming downtown Sandpoint and the marina, where you can enjoy a nice meal at dozens of amazing restaurants along the waterfront.
- about 30 minutes from the Silverwood Theme Park and Water Park, where you can ride the steam railroad and escape to the Old West!
This listing is for tent/car/van camping only, NOT RV or trailer camping. If you are looking to book a pull-through RV/trailer site, we have those available as well, but you must book under my other Hipcamp listing titled "RV Camping on Secluded Lake". Each campsite has a picnic table, fire pit and pull-in access. Please note that Campsite #1 does not have direct lake views (but is more secluded in the woods), while Campsites #2, #3 and #4 have direct lake views. See campground map in the photos for site locations.
A swimming/fishing dock exists at the lakefront, and there is a public-use boat ramp just down the road.
- Check in: After 3PM
- Check out: Before 11AM
- Cancellation policy: Flexible
- On arrival: Go straight to camp
- Minimum nights: 1 night
- Accepts bookings: 12 months out
Offered on the Host's property or nearby.
Natural features you'll find at Wooded Site on Secluded Lake in Idaho.
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Mirror lake is lovely.
A fun location, pleasingly tucked away—near both a beautiful small lake and many access points to Lake Pend d’Oreille. (I particularly enjoyed Talache Landing down the road.) camp sites are thoughtfully designed and cared for. Picnic tables and fire rings beautiful.
Appreciated the Portapotty, which is new to the site. It could have used emptying and cleaning as it got full and a bit messy, but I as I was there over the busy Labor Day weekend, and I know the host is likely in the process of figuring out how often it needs servicing—I really can’t complain much! The site is too beautiful and Nathaniel too kind, helpful, and responsive to not fully recommend staying here. You won’t regret it. Enjoy!
Very clean and nice camp site
We booked this site as we are checking out different lakes in our area. The campsite is clean and secluded (we were in site #1), surrounded by trees/forest but NOT in the trees necessarily. The gravel is nice for some reasons but it’s sharp and loud so we have mixed feelings about it. There was a porta-potty on site shared between the 4 campsites. It was so nice not being tucked in between other campers!!
The lake: it’s not good for swimming, but our kids had a great time watching the frogs. The dock for the campsite is just sitting in mud (dry year!) and surrounded by lily pads. There is NO swimming area. We did use the little Mirror Lake Resort dock to launch our paddle boards to swim off the dock (their fee policy is confusing, but they charged us $5- not a huge deal). The water is “ok” but there were white egg things floating in the water. When we paddled around the lake, another part had these jellyfish looking things- TBD what they are?! So again, nice to have a lake for paddling or fishing but wouldn’t recommend swimming.
It was a short walk down to the water but we drove down because we had the paddleboards. Depending on what your plans are, this is a great site that kept our 3 kids busy with playing in the woods and we had a blast whittling sticks and telling scary stories by the campfire and staring at the stars.
This camp area was beautiful. It is quiet and campsites are well separated. There’s a very short drive down to the lake and the sites are well graveled so not a lot of dust or dirt to deal with. We look forward to booking again.
Beautiful serene campground!
Site was beautiful quiet and close to Sandpoint. Nate was extremely helpful in assisting us when finding the site. We thoroughly enjoyed the space and the beautiful
view of the lake! If you’re going to stay in the area this is a wonderful place to relax and stay.
Surrounded by trees! beautiful.
The dirt/cleared area with the picnic table was taken up completely by school bus camper, then the next day by sprinter van campers, so we set up our tent at the end of the dirt road. It looked like others had also camped since the grass was flattened, but still overgrown. There ended up being a lot more bees and mosquitoes because of it, but it was so beautiful in the trees. Even if there were just tent campers in the cleared spot, it would’ve been a little too close for both groups so having the area we stayed in flattened would be great. Mirror Lake is a short walk away, but we ended up going to Sandpoint (about 15 minutes away) because there wasn’t much of a beach-type area for my young kids. We woke up one morning to a herd of deer surrounding the tent! We’ll definitely stay again.