Coeur d'Alene: Most fitness-friendly city in Idaho

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When it comes to Quality of life, the availability of public parks, recreational nature reserves, and green spaces in communities are invaluable for the well being and health of residents.

Insurify,  an online insurance management company, rated the cities of each state to see which cities were the most fitness -friendly.

They compiled data related to available outdoor activities, the rate of adults reporting leisure-time physical activity, access to recreational goods, and the highest proportion of residents living within a 10-minute walk to a park.

When it was all said and done, Coeur d'Alene was ranked the most fitness-friendly city in Idaho.

This comes as no surprise for those who enjoy outdoor recreation in Coeur d'Alene.

Here are just a few of the more popular activities featured around Downtown Coeur d'Alene:

Coeur d'Alene City Beach - yes, miles of clean, white sandy beaches along the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene and the Spokane River.

Tubbs Hill - 160 acres of timbered forest with miles of hiking trails, two of which walk along the cliffs and shoreline of Lake Coeur d'alene.

The Centennial Bike and Walking Trail - a 26 mile paved trail that takes you along the Spokane River, through Downtown Coeur d'Alene, and along the shoreline of Lake Coeur d'Alene.

McEuen Park and Dog Park - The largest and most spectacular park in Downtown Coeur d'Alene featuring paved walking trails, dog park, tennis and basketball courts, kids play equipment and water park, and picnic areas.

The ability to get out and be fit...another reason people Live Better in North Idaho!

Here are videos on Tubbs Hill and McEuen Park.