Priest Lake Recreation


It's all about the view! Priest Lake is an ideal location for cyclists of all skill levels. Climb to the peaks on the east side of the Lake - or enjoy a leisurely ride on the Lakeshore Trail complete with a picnic.


Trophy size Mackinaw in Priest Lake, to cutthroat fishing in the nearby alpine lakes, to brook trout angling in the numerous streams in the Priest basin, to catch-and-release fishing for westslope cutthroat.


Set amidst the splendor of awe-inspiring mountains and forests, the beautifully manicured 18 hole Priest Lake Golf Club caters to the most accomplished, as well as the most well-intentioned, golfer and outdoor enthusiast.
Golf Courses


Priest Lake is a hiker's paradise where one can easily escape to the solitude and beauty of Mother Nature. Deep, virgin cedar forests, panoramic vistas to easy access to magnificent sandy beaches.
Hiking Trails

Nordic Sports have recently emerged as one of the fastest growing winter recreation activities at Priest Lake. Excellent facilities are provided at little or no cost, add the beauty of Priest Lake and this adventure can't be beat.
Nordic Sports


Priest River meanders along a 44-mile course from Priest Lake to Priest River and the Pend d' Orielle River. Experience the power and beauty of a river flowing through incredible scenery.
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If rock climbing is the name of your game, Priest Lake offers a wide range of climbing sites to challenge the novice as well as seasoned veteran climbers.
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Rock Climbing



Come to Priest Lake, Idaho to enjoy the best in North Idaho snowmobiling. We offer 400 miles of groomed snowmobile trails and unlimited powder bowls, great for families and the avid riders. . Rental machines available.
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Priest Lake offers 70 miles of shoreline and a wide variety of water activities. Resorts and marinas offer boat rentals, kayak, canoe, pontoon rentals and gas.
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With over 70 miles of shoreline, much of which is public lands, Priest Lake offers a wide variety of swimming and beach recreation opportunities.


Priest Lake is home to numerous species of coveted game animals. Whitetail and mule deer share our forests with an increasing herd of magnificent elk, monster moose and a large population of black bear.
Hunting & Big Game


The home to numerous animals from small weasel family to the mighty grizzly bear, the majestic elk, and the bald eagle. Act as a good guest and you'll often be rewarded with the opportunity to view these creatures.
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