Priest River Campground


Priest River Campground is situated on the banks of Priest River, shaded by firs, cedars and pines, just upstream from the confluence of the Pend Oreille River.

Facilities

Priest River Campground offers 20 campsites with amenities such as flush toilets and hot showers. Priest River also has a unique bike camping area designed and built by an eagle scout for cross country bicyclists.

Nearby attractions

The Albeni Falls Visitor Center features exhibits on the history of the dam and the natural features of the area. Tours of the dam are given daily during the summer. The nearby town of Priest River, Idaho, offers gas and grocery services.

Natural feaures

Albeni Falls Dam was built in 1955 for flood control and power production on the Pend Oreille River. Today, the popular lake has the added benefit of providing visitors with countless year-round recreational activities. Lake Pend Oreille is surrounded by scenic mountains and is one of the largest and deepest natural lakes in the western United States, plunging to depths of more than 1,200 ft. in some areas. Behind the dam, the Pend Oreille River stretches 65 miles through a glacial-carved valley that separates three mountain ranges.

Recreation

Water activities are popular at the campground including kayaking, fishing and swimming. The day-use area includes a picnic shelter, playground, softball field, swim beach, boat ramp and a large grassy area for family fun . Adjacent to the campground is the Priest River Wildlife area, offering excellent fishing as well as birding. Wildlife in the area includes bald eagles, osprey, a wide variety of birds, and deer.


Driving directions to Priest River Campground

Priest River Recreation Area is 1 mile east of the town of Priest River on Highway 2. After the river it will be the first road on the right. The park is also known as the "Mudhole."

Location and contact info

East Side Road, ID 83856

For campground inquires, please call:208-437-3133

Priest River Campground details

  • Checkin time: 3:00 PM
  • Checkout time: 2:00 PM
  • Max num of people: 8
  • Max num of vehicles: 2
  • Campfire allowed
  • Pets allowed
  • Max vehicle length: 40

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Amenities at Priest River Campground

  • other

    Shade

  • supplies

    Picnic tables

    Fire pit

    Picnic table


Activities at Priest River Campground

Camping

Visitor center

Wildlife viewing

Boating

Fishing

Day use area

Swimming

Softball fields

Birding


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