THURSDAY, MAY 17, 2012

Blackwell Island launch opens May 23 for CdA boaters

BOATING --The Bureau of Land Management’s Blackwell Island boat launch and recreation area will open on May 23 in one of the annual harbingers of th Lake Coeur d’Alene boating season. The popular site is just south of Coeur d’Alene along Highway 95. Season passes...

TUESDAY, FEB. 21, 2012

BLM proposes fee increases at Lake CdA sites

BOATING – The U.S. Bureau of Land Management is proposing recreation fee increase for sites around Lake Coeur d’Alene. Daily boat launch fees at Blackwell Island and Mineral Ridge would increase from $4 to $6 and season passes would increase from $30 to $40. Tent...

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 12, 2011

BLM’s Blackwell Island boat launch to close for season

BOATING -- The end of the summer boating season on Lake Coeur d’Alene is in sight. The Bureau of Land Management’s Blackwell Island boat launch will closed for the season on Sunday evening (Oct. 16) . The popular launch site, located on the south side...


High water closes Lake CdA boat access sites

LAKE ACCESS – The Blackwell Island public boat launch and others on Lake Coeur d’Alene will remain closed until the high water subsides, the U.S. Bureau of Land Management announced today. “The launch facility is currently under 2 feet of water, with the lake level...

SUNDAY, MAY 22, 2011

Blackwell Island rec site reopens Wednesday

LAKES -- The main gate at the Bureau of Land Management’s Blackwell Island Recreation Site will reopen on Wednesday ( May 25). Both the day use and boat launch will be open. The daily parking fee is$4. The area is checked daily. BLM staff will...

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