Trapper Creek Campground is located on the northeast shore of Upper Priest Lake. It has five sites with beautiful views of Plowboy Mountain, all furnished with fire rings, picnic tables, and bear-proof storage boxes. Please note that this campground has a Pack It In, Pack It Out policy on all garbage.
At a Glance
Priest River, Idaho
U.S. Forest Service
Northeast end of Upper Priest Lake, accessible by boat or trail.
Camping & Cabins
Attractions include scenic, remote Upper Priest Lake.
Established fire rings or pans are located at each site. Fires must remain in ring or pan and be extinguished when unattended.
No. of Sites
5 camp units
No. of Accessible sites
Trapper Creek Campground is accessed via Upper Priest Lake Trail #302. This trail offers a pleasant, easy hike to Upper Priest Lake. The first four miles of the trail are in timber cover until you reach the lake where it then opens up and follows the shoreline until reaching Trapper Creek Campground. The trail passes by an old mine shaft and also Coolin's cabin.
Boating - Non-Motorized
Explore the Thorofare and scenic Upper Priest Lake by canoe or kayak.
Boating - Motorized
Explore the Thorofare and scenic Upper Priest Lake by boat.