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Priest River Experimental Forest

Located about 11 miles south of Coolin on the Eastside Road, the Priest River Experimental Forest was established in 1911 for forest research on vegetation, forest climate, water, fire, insects and diseases. The residential facilities include a conference hall, kitchen and dining hall, laboratory, and sleeping quarters. All the buildings but the conference hall are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. Staff requests that you call ahead of your visit.

Priest Lake Experimental Forest

Contact Info:

Eastside Road & USFS Road 597 Priest River, ID 83856
(208) 448-1793 or (208) 882-3557

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