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Hiking Priest Lake

Need to get away and take a little breather? Enjoy some deep woods and fresh morning dew along the trails at Elkins Resort that are hidden away from all the air pollution that comes with city life. Sit in the quiet and listen to birds calling to each other. Climb around the forest and smell the blooming flowers in the spring. Learn more about hiking Priest Lake below!

Two people on a mountain looking out at the view

Challenge yourself on the incline or take a relaxing stroll along our smooth paths. Our nature-filled backyard at Elkins Resort is truly a one-of-a-kind experience with beautiful scenery in every season. Whichever time of the year you arrive and any skill level that you hold, we offer a hiker’s paradise in and around the resort.

Elkins has a wide variety of different trails to hike in and around our property. You can make it an all-day adventure or just a stress-relieving stroll; we have the scenery that will make you want to trek on! Click here for trail maps around Reeder Bay from the Idaho Panhandle National Forest website.

There are many types of Priest Lake trails to choose from at Elkins Resort. Hike along the lake or up high in the Selkirks for truly unforgettable views! There are beautiful trails to the upper lake as well as spectacular hikes to historic lookout towers. No matter what your skill level is, Priest Lake has plenty of trails to accommodate you!

Be sure to check out recent blog posts: Our Favorite Hiking Trails in Priest Lake and 5 Must-Do Winter Trails near Priest Lake (if visiting during the winter months)!