Priest Lake State Park Article

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Priest Lake State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
Map showing the location of Priest Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Priest Lake State Park
Location in Idaho
Map showing the location of Priest Lake State Park
Map showing the location of Priest Lake State Park
Location in the United States
Location Bonner County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Priest River, Idaho
Coordinates 48°37′N 116°50′W / 48.61°N 116.83°W / 48.61; -116.83
PRIEST LAKE STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

48°37′N 116°50′W / 48.61°N 116.83°W / 48.61; -116.83
[1]
Area755 acres (306 ha) [2]
Elevation2,440 ft (740 m) [2]
Designation Idaho state park
Established1973 [3]
Administrator Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Website Priest Lake State Park

Priest Lake State Park is a public recreation area in Bonner County, Idaho, United States. The state park covers a total of 755 acres (306 ha) in the Selkirk Mountains about 30 miles (48 km) from the Canada–United States border. [2] It consists of three units near the southern, eastern and northern shores of Priest Lake: Dickenseet, Indian Creek, and Lionhead. [4]

References

  1. ^ "Priest Lake State Park Indian Creek Unit". Geographic Names Information System. United States Geological Survey.
  2. ^ a b c "Priest Lake State Park". Idaho Parks and Recreation. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  3. ^ "History: State Lands in Idaho". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Retrieved March 4, 2011.
  4. ^ "Priest Lake State Park Map" (PDF). Idaho Parks and Recreation. Retrieved September 29, 2018.

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