Biking and Cycling Around Priest Lake
Biking in North Idaho’s Priest Lake
USFS/State forest roads are very popular biking routes. These roads range from well maintained to primitive with varying degrees of difficulty. The Priest Lake Trails pamphlet available at the USFS Priest Lake Ranger District headquarters indicates which hiking trails are open to biking. The best route information is often available from employees of the Priest Lake resorts and other local recreation businesses. These local riders are always willing to share trail information and provide you with tips for biking the Priest.
Visit www.priestlakerace.com for the variety of local races from bike to triathlons. Several good routes, including single-track loop trails, can be accessed immediately from many of the resorts located around the Lake. Generally, the steepest terrain is to the east and north of the Lake while the mountains to the west and south of the Lake are more gradual, but still very challenging.