Navigation Trail #291

  

This is an excellent trail. Developed campgrounds located at the north end of Upper Priest Lake (Navigation Campground) and the south end of Upper Priest Lake (Plowboy Campground). The trail passes through valley and sidehill terrain. Along the trail there is an old trappers cabin, beaver ponds, abundant wildlife and scenic views.

USGS Quad(s): Upper Priest Lake, Priest Lake NE, Caribou Creek
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At a Glance

Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Priest River, Idaho

General Information

Directions:

1) At Nordman turn east onto Reeder Bay Road. Stay on the main road approx. 14 miles to Beaver Creek Campground. Turn right toward the campground then left uphill to the trailhead. Pull-through park available for trailers.

2) North on Hwy 57, Hwy 57 turns into graveled Forest Service Rd #302 approx. 4 miles past Nordman. Travel north on Rd. #302 approx. 14 miles until it turns into Rd. #1013 at the Granite Pass junction. The road to the trailhead is on the right side, located 5.5 miles up Rd. #1013. (1 mile past the Hughes Meadows turnoff.) Stock trailer parking available.

3) Trail can also be reached via Plowboy Mountain Trail #295.


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Activities


Bicycling

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Backpacking

This is an excellent trail. Developed campgrounds located at the north end of Upper Priest Lake (Navigation Campground) and the south end of Upper Priest Lake (Plowboy Campground). The trail passes through valley and sidehill terrain. Along the trail there is an old trappers cabin, beaver ponds, abundant wildlife and scenic views.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Day Hiking

This is an excellent trail. Developed campgrounds located at the north end of Upper Priest Lake (Navigation Campground) and the south end of Upper Priest Lake (Plowboy Campground). The trail passes through valley and sidehill terrain. Along the trail there is an old trappers cabin, beaver ponds, abundant wildlife and scenic views.
Difficulty Level: Easy

Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Location

 
  Area/Length : 
8.1 miles

  Latitude : 
48.73882

  Longitude : 
-116.86606

 



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