Idaho Panhandle National Forest
Priest Lake Ranger District
The Priest Lake area is part of the Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Located in the east-central part of the Columbia Plateau between the Cascade and Bitteroot Mountains, the Idaho Panhandle is one of the most spectacular scenic areas in the country. Deep blue lakes, swift raging rivers, quiet streams and high rugged mountains invite campers, hikers, river rafters, canoeists, and nature enthusiasts of all kinds.
Beaver Creek Campground
Beaver Creek Campground is located approximately 37 miles from Avery, Idaho on Priest Lake. Folks come to this scenic wooded campground to fish, hike on the many local trails, boat, swim, and enjoy the diverse local wildlife. The campground has 40 single sites and one group site.
Reeder Bay Campground
Reeder Bay Campground is located 39 miles north of the town of Priest River on Priest Lake. This wooded, family oriented campground has 24 sites. Campers come here to fish, boat, hike, swim, and enjoy the local wildlife and beautiful lake views.
Luby Bay Campground
Luby Bay Campground is located 28 miles north of the town of Priest River on Priest Lake. Campers come up to fish, hunt, boat and swim. This thickly wooded campground has 50 single sites.
Outlet Bay Campground
Outlet Bay Campground is located 27 miles from the town of Priest River on Priest River, with beautiful views of Priest Lake. Campers come to this homey family campground to swim at the beach, fish in the lake and river, hunt, and enjoy the local wildlife.
Osprey Campground is located 27 miles north of the town of Priest River on Priest River and Priest Lake. This forested campground has 15 single sites. Campers come here to swim at the beach, fish in the lake and river, and enjoy the beautiful views and diverse local wildlife.