North of Priest River in the Panhandle National Forest, the Chipmunk Rapids area has 17 km of cross-country track following a National Recreation Trail that are groomed intermittently. The cross country ski trailhead is located 21 miles north of Priest River on SR57.
Overall, Chipmunk Rapids is the 36th most popular cross country ski area of all 41 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho.
Local Contacts: PNF (208) 752-1221; Idaho Tourism (800) 635-7820; Priest Lake Tourism (888) 774-3785.
Best Season: Dec. - Mar.
Average Difficulty: Easy
Base Camp: Priest Creek State Park (208) 443-2200
Luxury Loding: Elkins Lodge (208) 443-2432; Hill s Resort (208) 443-2551
Breakfast Restaurant: Inn At Priest Lake (208) 443-4066
GPS: 48.4379, -116.936
Date Published: 1/2/2016
Date Updated: 7/18/2016
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