47.9480° N, 116.7080° W

Athol, Idaho: A Tourist Haven and the Home of Silverwood Theme Park Nestled amidst the natural beauty of Northern Idaho, Athol stands as a charming rural community that has captured the hearts of tourists and locals alike. Boasting a tranquil ambiance, a strong sense of community, and access to world-class attractions, Athol has emerged as a sought-after tourist destination, drawing visitors from near and far to experience its unique offerings, including the renowned Silverwood Theme Park.


Silverwood Theme Park: A Gem of Entertainment At the heart of Athol's allure lies the acclaimed Silverwood Theme Park, a premier attraction that has earned a reputation as the Pacific Northwest's largest theme park. Boasting an array of thrilling rides, captivating shows, and family-friendly attractions, Silverwood offers an immersive entertainment experience that appeals to visitors of all ages. From adrenaline-pumping roller coasters to enchanting live performances and a sprawling water park, Silverwood Theme Park promises endless fun and excitement for tourists seeking an unforgettable adventure.


Natural Beauty and Outdoor Recreation Beyond the excitement of Silverwood, Athol is surrounded by the serene beauty of the Idaho Panhandle, offering visitors a tranquil retreat amidst the region's scenic landscapes. The area's open spaces, rolling hills, and proximity to state forests provide a wealth of outdoor recreational opportunities, including hiking, camping, and wildlife observation. Visitors can immerse themselves in the tranquility of rural living and the natural splendor of the region, making Athol an ideal destination for nature enthusiasts and outdoor adventurers.


Community Spirit and Hospitality Athol embodies a strong sense of community spirit and neighborly camaraderie, where visitors are welcomed with open arms to celebrate local events, support small businesses, and experience the town's rural heritage. The friendly atmosphere creates an inviting environment for tourists, making Athol a welcoming place to explore and connect with the local community, fostering a sense of warmth and hospitality that leaves a lasting impression on visitors.


Proximity to Coeur d'Alene and Urban Conveniences While Athol retains its rural ambiance, it is conveniently located near the vibrant city of Coeur d'Alene, offering visitors access to a range of urban amenities, including shopping, dining, cultural events, and essential services. This proximity allows tourists to enjoy the peaceful retreat of Athol while benefiting from the conveniences and opportunities available in a thriving urban center, creating a well-rounded and convenient experience for those exploring the area.



Overview for Athol, ID

736 people live in Athol, where the median age is 47 and the average individual income is $23,374. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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Around Athol, ID

There's plenty to do around Athol, including shopping, dining, nightlife, parks, and more. Data provided by Walk Score and Yelp.

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Somewhat Bikeable
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Points of Interest

Explore popular things to do in the area, including Candle in the Woods, Coffee Corral, and Tractor Supply.

Name Category Distance Reviews
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Dining · $$$$ 0.24 miles 37 reviews 4.9/5 stars
Dining 0.38 miles 17 reviews 4.5/5 stars
Dining 0.91 miles 2 reviews 5/5 stars
Dining 0.54 miles 12 reviews 4.3/5 stars
Dining · $ 0.38 miles 74 reviews 4.2/5 stars
Dining 0.51 miles 3 reviews 4.7/5 stars

Demographics and Employment Data for Athol, ID

Athol has 284 households, with an average household size of 2.59. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Athol do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 736 people call Athol home. The population density is 661.62 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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The following schools are within or nearby Athol. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
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Athol Elementary School
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