Location: Priest Lake

Cavanaugh Bay Resort (Coolin)

Time stands still when visiting Cavanaugh's; that's the common phrase. Located on the sandy beach of pristine Priest Lake and surrounded by the Selkirk mountains, Cavanaugh's offers 11,000 square feet of restaurant & event space.

Following Hwy 57 north from Priest River leads you to one of Mother Nature’s best kept secrets, Priest Lake. Lined with sandy beaches, surrounded by national and state forests, watched over by the majestic Selkirk Mountains, lies a 23,000 acre lake (72 miles of shoreline) surrounded by 523,000 acres of forested public lands. To say fish thrive in Priest Lake would be an understatement. Trophy fishing includes world-record Mackinaw trout, Dolly Vardens, Cutthroat and Rainbow Trout. This area provides year-round recreational opportunities including over 400 miles of groomed snowmobile trails for winter enjoyment. In the summer, take a swing at Priest Lake Golf Course.

While visiting Cavs, experiences are waiting for you, your family, group or company to create incredible moments and memories.  Boating, fishing, hiking, snowmobiling, atv, aviation, wildlife, horseback riding, mushrooming, hunting & let's not forget the huckleberry picking. We are 80 miles northeast from Spokane, WA and 30 miles west of Sandpoint, Idaho.

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