Outlet At Priest Lake

Outlet At Priest Lake

The Outlet At Priest Lake location is in Priest River, Idaho
83856. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Outlet At Priest Lake facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

5538 W. Lakeshore Road

Priest River

Phone number


Campground information Priest River, Idaho


Outlet campground is located on the southwest shore of Priest Lake at the headwaters of Priest River. Campers come to Outlet for sunshine, fishing, boating, kayaking, and the breathtaking views of the rugged Selkird Mountains of the Idaho Panhandle National Forests.


Visitors enjoy kayaking, canoeing, and power boating on Priest Lake and up the 3.5 mile thoroughfare that leads to the Upper Priest Lake Scenic Area. The upper lake cannot be accessed by car. Fishing, swimming, bird and wildlife viewing are popular activities, as well. Beach Trail #48 runs through Outlet campground and stretches northward along an 8-mile scenic part of Priest Lake. Off-highway vehicle enthusiasts will find authorized trails like the Peewee Trail, Steep Creek Trail, and John Wayne Trail. Hike the Chipmunk Rapids Trail that traverses along the Kaniksu Marsh, Priest River, and Chipmunk Rapids.


Outlet campground has three loops, two upper view sections and one lower lake-side section. Roadways and parking spurs are fully paved. There are RV and tent sites (two of which are walk-in tent sites). Campsites vary from very large, capable of parking an RV and a boat trailer, to small, camper size, with lake side and lake view sites. Some of the sites are heavily wooded, while some are found in opened areas.

Campground amenities include swimming beach, water hydrants and accessible flush toilets. Garbage service is available in bearproof cans. A public dump station is located 5-miles North of the campground, at Upper Luby Bay, on Highway 57.

Natural Features

Outlet campground is situated at an elevation of 2,500 feet on Priest Lake. The lake is one of three largest and most beautiful lakes in the Idaho Panhandle, and reaches 300 feet in depth and covers 25,000 acres. The world’s largest Mackinaw trout was caught here in 1963.

Upper Priest Lake is part of the Upper Priest Lake Scenic Area. The entire shoreline of Upper Priest Lake is either the State of Idaho or federal ownership, and is administered as a scenic area.

While visiting Priest Lake, watch for moose, black bear, wolves, deer, elk, and eagles, among others.

Nearby Attractions

Kalispell boat launch is the closest public boat launch, located about 7.5 miles north of the campground.

Frequently Asked Questions About 5538 W. Lakeshore Road Priest River, ID

How do I make a reservation with Outlet At Priest Lake?

To make reservations at Outlet At Priest Lake, you can call the office at 435-245-6521.

Where is Outlet At Priest Lake located?

The Outlet At Priest Lake is located at 5538 W. Lakeshore Road in Priest River,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Outlet At Priest Lake have tent or RV camping?

Outlet At Priest Lake offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 435-245-6521 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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