Spirit Lake's population has more than doubled in the past 20 years. Our town of over 2,000 has more than 4,000 part-time residents during the summer months as visitors flock to family lake cabins, resorts and campgrounds.

Tourism is giving new life to Spirit Lake's economy. Statewide tourism and travel spending is estimated at $3.5 billion and the recreation Meca of Spirit Lake is poised to capture its share.

In 2019 Spirit Lake continues to grow into a renowned tourist destination, recognized for its world class biking and hiking trails and amazing outdoor activities.  With the addition of the Fireside water front park, new lodging, dining and business establishments, Spirit Lake has something new and exciting for everyone.

  

By The Numbers Population:

     City of Spirit Lake: 2001 (2013)

           Within 10 Miles: 2903

           Within 15 Miles: approx. 10,000


Nearby Communities:

          Athol - 7.5 miles East: Pop. 692

          Blanchard - 7.5 miles North: Pop. 261

          Rathdrum - 12 miles South Pop. 6826

• City of Spirit Lake Information:

     City Hall

     Police

     Park and Recreation


• Spirit Lake Area Library:

   Library Website  

Library Activities:

Pre-school Story Time (Geared to ages 2-6)

Thursday, 10:30 am

Join us for stories, songs, puppets, crafts, snacks, and more!  Stick around after Storytime for play time!  Come spend your morning at the library! 

 

Homeschool It Club

1st & 3rd Tuesdays, 3:30 - 4:30pm

(January 14; February 4, 18 ; March 3, 17; April 7, 21; May 5)

Looking for an after school program that does “It” all from science and technology to art and adventures from some of your favorite books? The new “It Club” features something different to explore. Join us, “It” is going to be awesome! Programs are geared to grades K-6. Free!


Come join us for Build It, Play It, Paint It, Explore It, Make It and more!




• Spirit Lake Area Schools:


    Spirit Lake Elementary School  Website    

    Timberlake Jr. High School     Website


    Timberlake Sr. High School    Website