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Five Reasons to Visit Priest Lake Labor Day Weekend

If your family is dreaming of an unforgettable holiday weekend, look no further than a trip to Idaho! The possibility of fun things to do on Priest Lake Labor Day weekend is almost endless. From a day on the lake to exploring the mountains, discover the must-do Labor Day fun in our lake community!


Get ready to hit the green this Labor Day Weekend! Priest Lake Golf Course is home to 18 holes surrounded by vibrantly green nature. Being tucked away in the forest makes your game a more serene experience, especially during the holiday. If you happen to work up an appetite after teeing off, you can enjoy a tasty meal at Sandbaggers Bar & Grill.

Elkins Resort Dry Rot Boat Show

On Sunday, September 3rd, join in on the fun at Elkins Resort Dry Rot Boat Show. Shortly after, enjoy a parade of wooden boats sailing along Priest Lake Yacht Club, where live music will be performed and other activities! 


Priest Lake is known for its ample opportunities to cast a reel and catch a trophy that will make fellow fishermen envious. Lake trout mostly populate the body of water, especially larger mackinaw. Fishing in the waters of Priest Lake is a great opportunity for the entire family to spend time together in a relaxing atmosphere while reeling in some trout.  


If you’re looking to fish further out in the waters of Priest Lake or to just unwind on the water, head over to the marina and take off on your boat or rental! Reeder Bay has access to 25 miles of Priest Lake, all filled with gorgeous views of the lake and the surrounding mountains and forests.

Float Plane Tours

Elkins Resort is now proudly hosting weekly float plane tours! Take on sights of the Selkirk Mountains and Priest Lake. Your holiday weekend will have even more lasting memories once you’re in the air. Give our front office a call at (208) 443-2432 and reserve your spot!

Book Your Summer Cabin at Elkins Resort

Spend your Labor Day Weekend at Priest Lake with a stay at Elkins Resort. Whether you are looking for a romantic couple’s retreat or space for a large family vacation, our Priest Lake cabins are just what you’ve been looking for. Choose from 30 cedar cabins, ranging in size from studios to six bedrooms, each featuring the comforts of modern amenities and beautiful views of Northern Idaho. So, what are you waiting for? Book your summer vacation with Elkins Resort today!