Bonner County ID Parks Department

Find Bonner County, Idaho parks departments, including city and state park authorities, and systems. Parks departments provide information on local recreation facilities, city parks, state parks, activities, and recreational land use.

Bonner County Parks 1123 Lake Street Sandpoint ID 83864 208-263-3613

Idaho State Parks and Recreation Priest River ID 83856 208-443-2200

About the Bonner County Parks Department

The Bonner County Parks Department usually refers to a Bonner County or local government agency that is responsible for a wide range of public facilities used for active or passive recreation or as open spaces in Bonner County, ID. These include Bonner County public parks, athletic fields, indoor and outdoor pools, other sports facilities, trails, and nature preserves.

You may contact the Parks Department for questions about:
  • Bonner County parks and recreation facilities
  • Park permits
  • Community events in Bonner County, Idaho
  • Recreation and athletic programs
  • Bonner County Parks Department jobs and employment
Bonner County Public Parks

The maintenance of Bonner County Parks Department facilities is a central responsibility of the Parks Departments. Using a combination of Department employees and contractual service providers, Parks Departments keep Bonner County facilities clean and in good repair. They may also plan and manage upgrades, expansions, and capital improvements to Bonner County parks in response to the aging of facilities or changes in public demand. The Bonner County Department of Parks and Recreation is also responsible for scheduling and coordinating the use of their facilities. A variety of clubs, sports leagues, and community groups utilize park facilities in Bonner County. Parks Departments attempt to accommodate and balance the needs of the Bonner County community in making facilities available to interested groups and the general public and may issue Bonner County park permits for authorized use.

Community Park Programs & Events

The Bonner County Parks Department also provides programs, activities, and services with its own staff and resources. Parks Department programs include youth and adult swim lessons, Little League baseball and other organized sports, fitness classes, and summer camps. The Bonner County Parks Department also runs programs in partnership with other Bonner County community organizations. The Parks and Recreation Department is often in charge of organizing special events such as Bonner County 4th of July celebrations, other holiday events, fishing derbies, and festivals.

State Parks in Bonner County

Bonner County State Parks are the responsibility of the Idaho State Department of Conservation or Department of Environmental Protections. The U.S. National Parks Service (NPS) manages all national parks, as well as many national monuments and other properties with special designations.