Get away for the weekend and soak up some genuine hospitality at this scenic lakeside resort and historic tavern, 25 minutes east of Coeur d'Alene. Conveniently located at the base of Fourth of July Pass, Watsons makes great overnight lodgings for travelers, backpackers, fishermen, hunters, cyclists, skiers, boarders, and outdoor enthusiasts of all kinds.

The modern vacation suite sleeps up to 8 people. Camp in your RV, pitch a tent in the grass, or stay in one of the rustic camping cabins, which are perfect for guests on a budget. All overnight services are by donation only .
Rail to Trail cyclists on the Trail of the Coeur d'Alenes appreciate our convenient location on the long stretch between Harrison and Kellog.
Skiers and snow boarders will find us centrally located just 1.25 miles south of I-90, between Mount Spokane, Silver Mountain, and Lookout Pass. Nordic skiers can enjoy the groomed trails on Fourth of July Pass. If  a backcountry  powder adventure is more your style, we're just 10 minutes  from Peak Adventures in Cataldo, Idaho
Riders on ATV Trail
What's Happening at Watsons?

Watson's Resort Historic Bar in now open 5 days a week and Summer Hours are as follows:
Monday-Tues. currently closed
Wedn.-Thursday 4pm to 10 pm.
Friday/Saturday 12-12am
Sunday 11am-7pm.
Closing hours may be adjusted if busy.
 Drop in for a visit or phone 208-682-3604 or 208-691-0596.




12990 S Hill Drive Cataldo, Idaho. US (208) 682-3604 (bar) Office (208) 691-0596  tradernow@earthlink.net









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Take a drive in the country to Watsons on Rose Lake. We're just a 1/4 mile from the  the White Pine Scenic Byway. Relax by the lake or in the full-service lounge. Turn up Watson Rd 1.5 miles south of I'90, just past the elk farm.
Watsons Rose Lake Resort

A Great Lakeside Getaway Near Coeur d'Alene

Rail to Trail Lodging

Situated at the eastern base of Fourth of July Pass and minutes from the Panhandle National Forests, Watsons is the perfect camp for backpackers, hunters, nordic skiers, and ATV riders exploring 1,000 miles of backcountry trails in the surrounding mountains.

Backcountry Trails

Fishing, Boating, Hunting

Take a swim, float a boat, or wet a line off the dock for some great Idaho fishing. Enjoy the scenery and feel the stress melt away. Hunters will find some of the best deer and elk hunting in Idaho in the surrounding mountains. At the end of the day, watch the sun set over the lake, or relax in the historic Rose Lake tavern, a full service lounge where locals and travelers gather and spin yarns.

Winter Sports Nearby

“I wanted to write thank you for your great  customer service. 
We had such a great time. What more could  you ask for!"
Sue, San Diego, CA
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