Visitors flock to the incredibly scenic town of Sandpoint, Idaho all year long. Situated on the majestic Lake Pend Oreille and in between three different mountain ranges, the town is completely surrounded by stunning natural beauty. It’s a hub for recreational activities including camping, skiing, hiking, biking, rafting, and lots more. However, a lot people don’t realize that Sandpoint is also a popular travel spot for a very specific group of people. Railfans (as they call themselves) are self-proclaimed train enthusiasts, and a lot of them visit Sandpoint to watch the dozens of trains that make their way through town every single day.

Did you know this unique fact about Sandpoint? Have you been to “train watch” in this gorgeous part of north Idaho? Trains are an important part of Idaho’s history, there’s even a Train Car In Idaho That’s Actually A Restaurant And You Need To See It!

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