Priest Lake State Park

State Parks in Coolin
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With its crystal-clear waters, amazing recreational opportunities and waterfront campgrounds, Priest Lake State Park is considered a jewel of the Northwest. Cool off in the lake and relax on the beach after backpacking through the Selkirk Range. Or hunt for summer huckleberries on the surrounding slopes.

In the winter, the park’s Indian Creek Unit welcomes Nordic skiers and snowshoers on multiple loop trails that offer changing scenery and both easy and challenging terrain. Try the Viewpoint Trail for great views of the lake and surrounding mountains.

Priest Lake State Park

Things To Know

  • The entrance fee to all of Idaho’s State Parks is $7.00 per car, with additional fees for camping.
  • Reservations for stays (campsites, cabins, etc.) within Idaho's State Parks can be made toll-free by phone at: 1-888-922-6743 or online.
  • Pets are welcome in most Idaho State Parks, but some parks prohibit them in some cabins and yurts and they are prohibited from beaches. 

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