As we approach the end of summer, many of us Idahoans are excited to visit our state's most stunning lakes and enjoy some quality time with our friends and family — before it's no longer the ideal summer weather.

Though, in our research, we've discovered some eerie and almost creepy facts about Idaho's lakes, particularly the deepest lake in Idaho, that might have folks second-guessing...

Alright, Boise, let's talk about Lake Pend Oreille.

Lake Pend Oreille

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It's an absolutely stunning gem in Northern Idaho, and while this lake is known for its beauty and recreation, it's also home to some spine-tingling secrets that might give you a shiver or two.

Here are the Top 3...

Underwater Anomalies: Unexplained sonar blips, submerged objects, and whispers of unknown creatures beneath the surface. Lake Pend Oreille is known for its mysterious underwater anomalies, sparking all kinds of rumors and stories.

Unsolved Disappearances: Amidst its serene waters, a few stories of unexplained disappearances and accidents linger. The lake's vastness has occasionally kept its secrets, leaving behind a handful of unresolved cases that add an eerie air to the surroundings.

Photo by Simon Buchou on Unsplash
Photo by Simon Buchou on Unsplash

Ghostly History: During WWII, the lake's shores housed the Naval Training Station Farragut. While its historical significance is unquestionable, there are whispers of ghostly sightings and uncanny events reported by those stationed there. This mysterious twist in history adds a layer of intrigue to the lake's past.

Among these creepy facts, Lake Pend Oreille is also one of the deepest lakes in America. With a maximum depth of approximately 1,150 feet (350 meters), it ranks among the top deepest lakes in the country.

Have you ever been to Idaho's Lake Pend Oreille? Knowing these eerie secrets, would you want to go now?

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