More and more people are discovering the recreational treasures offered by this picturesque land. It’s proximity to the greater metropolitan area of Spokane, Washington makes it a favored destination for people seeking to escape to the woods for a few hours to a few days.

From the shores of big lakes to the banks of winding rivers, the Idaho Panhandle National Forests create a tapestry of land and water in the handle of North Idaho.

Enjoy a plethora of activities including hiking, skiing, ATV, boating, hunting, fly fishing, and even a 72-mile bike trail from Spokane to Montana.