Priest River. A booming logging town in the 1920s, Priest River is nestled in the Selkirk Mountain Range & bordered by the Priest River on the east and the Pend Oreille River on the south. Residents are mighty proud of their small town community featuring plenty of recreational opportunities for the outdoor enthusiasts. Glance up at the dates on the buildings to get a feel for the town’s heritage. For a great place to stop for a rest don’t let the name Mudhole mislead you. This full-service recreation area located at the intersection of the Pend Oreille and Priest Rivers includes a boat launch, swimming, picnic area, and RV/campground facilities. It’s just one of many beautiful scenic spots in and around Priest River.
Bonner County - North Lakes - Sandpoint - Farragut
Population: approximately 40,877
Elevation: from 2,194 - 6,389
Priest Lake: 369 ft. deep
Farragut State Park is the second largest state park in Idaho.
To surround yourself by water can be either one of the most relaxing or invigorating activities you can do. Watching moonlight shimmer off the lake is an excellent way to start any evening. Casting a line in an effort to finally snag “the big one” can be very addicting. Jumping the wake behind a speeding boat can take your breath away. No matter which way you prefer to enjoy the water, the North Lakes area offers enough opportunities to keep you entertained all year long.