Lakeshore Trail #294


This is a popular and well used trail on this district. Easy hiking parallels Priest Lake and crosses five streams. Many views of the lake are offered. This trail passes through dog hair stands of timber and also upon hillsides of brush. There are numerous campsites along the trail offering beaches, isolation and wind protection.

USGS Quad(s): Priest Lake NW, Priest Lake NE
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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Sawed out to Bottle Bay, wet/muddy
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Priest River, Idaho

General Information


1) At Nordman, turn onto Reeder Bay Road. Approx. 4¼ miles Reeder Bay Rd. turns into Forest Service Rd. #2512. The first trailhead is located approximately ½ mile on your right marked "Lakeshore Trail". Two additional access points can be found along the #2512 Rd.

2) Trail can also be accessed at the Beaver Creek Campground located approximately 12 miles north of Nordman. Trailhead is located south of the parking area. Parking is limited for stock trailers at all trailheads. First trailhead for parking is best. Beaver Creek has no parking for stock trailers.



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  Area/Length : 
7.0 miles