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Priest Lake State Park, ID
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DescriptionJust 30 miles from the Canadian Border, nestled deep below the crest of the Selkirk Mountains lies Priest Lake State Park.
Surrounded by the natural beauty of Northern Idaho and mile-high mountains, Priest Lake State Park sits along the eastern shores of Priest Lake, a 19-mile, 300+ foot deep lake.
Visitors to the park will enjoy the dense forests of cedar, fir and tamarack and will be able to observe the parks year round inhabitants such as the whitetail deer, black bear, moose and osprey.
Noted for its extremely clear water, fed by streams cascading from the high Selkirk peaks, the main body of Priest Lake extends north-south 19 miles and is connected by a 2 mile thoroughfare to the remote Upper Priest Lake, accessible only by foot or boat.
Since the time of the original Indian settlers and the Jesuit Priests of the 1800s, Priest Lake has offered a diversity of activities, and todays park visitors can enjoy many interests ranging from boating and fishing to snowmobiling and cross-country skiing.
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Alerts and Important Information
Getting There:GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
Take Highway 57 North from Priest River.Follow Hwy 57 for 23 miles, turn right onto Dickensheet Rd. towards Coolin.
Dickensheet Unit is on the right just across the bridge over the river. Go 4 miles into the town of Coolin and turn right on the East Shore Rd., just past the Inn at Priest Lake.
Follow the East Shore Rd. 12 miles to the Indian Creek Unit, and 24 miles to the Lionhead Unit.
Mailing Address:Priest Lake State Park
314 Indian CreekPark Rd.
Coolin ID 83821
Phone Number:Information: (208)443-2200