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Outdoor Recreation

 With an abundance of trails, rivers, and lakes spending time outside is more than a hobby. It’s a lifestyle.

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Priest River is within driving distance to many pristine alpine lakes. Including the renown Priest Lake, which is nestled at the foot of the Selkirk Mountains, is 19 miles long and goes as deep at 300 feet. The water is crystal clear thanks to the streams that flow down from the mountain peaks. 


Looking for some of the best hiking trails in Idaho? Whether you're getting ready to hike, bike, trail run, or explore other outdoor activities, you'll be able to enjoy hundreds of hikes within a 60 mile radius of Priest River.

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Priest River and Pend Oreille River intersect giving residents many miles of water to play, fish and explore. With the dozens of parks, campgrounds and national forest giving unique access to some of the most beautiful territory in the inland northwest you'll have enough adventures for a lifetime. 


With 4 courses to choose from within 30 miles of the city of Priest River. You'll enjoy the fresh clean air while playing a round of golf in tranquility. 

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Snow & Ski

The 3rd most affordable ski hill in the United States is within 35 miles of Priest River Idaho. With amazing views of the inland northwest Schweitzer Mountain will not disappoint and we bet you'll be planning your first trip before the first snowfall.

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