Ione, Washington

Top Spots in and near Ione

  • Metaline Falls, Washington

    Hike along Sullivan Lake

    8.2 mi / 250 ft gain
    Drive north on SR 31 almost to Ione, Washington and turn right on Sullivan Lake Road. Follow the road around the lake to the East Sullivan Lake campground. We had to park outside the campground because of construction and walk to the trailhead.From the marked trailhead, hike through the 0.6 nat...
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  • Metaline Falls, Washington

    Snowshoe Sullivan Lake

    8 mi
    Begin this hike at the trailhead to the nature trail at East Sullivan Lake Campground just 14 miles from Ione, Washington. Take a right at the first fork and continue on through the cedar forest until you reach a viewpoint above the lake at 0.5 mile. The next 3.5 miles wind through a pine, larch,...
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  • Metaline Falls, Washington

    Backpack the Salmo-Priest Loop

    5.0
    19 mi
    To begin let me just say that this trail has some beautifully breathtaking moments. Also, I highly recommend spring to early summer if you enjoy wildflowers.Okay.. so ... Me, my dog Tolkien and my partner did this trail in two days. However we did see a group of people that completed it in one da...
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  • Coolin, Idaho

    Canoe to Upper Priest Lake

    The Priest Lakes of Northern Idaho are perfect for a summer retreat into the Selkirk mountains, less than thirty miles from the border with Canada. Priest lake is separated from Upper Priest Lake by a short, two-mile waterway. Launch your canoe from the Lionhead Beach in Priest Lake State Park an...
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  • Rossland, British Columbia

    Ski RED Mountain Resort

    There’s something delightfully old-school about RED. Show up, park where there’s room and get going from the pretty basic base area. Don’t stop skiing until your legs do. Highlights for us included Powderfields, Ledges, Captn Jacks, and Beer Belly — as well as the “Poochies Trees” off the Red Mou...
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  • Sandpoint, Idaho

    Winter Backpack on Mt. Roothaan

    4 mi / 1200 ft gain
    The Selkirk Mountains in northern Idaho don’t see nearly as many visitors as neighboring ranges in Washington and Montana, but it’s not for a lack of scenery and rugged backcountry. Mt. Roothaan sits along a jagged crest in the western Rocky Mountains above scenic Priest Lake in the Idaho Panhan...
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  • Kettle Falls, Washington

    Hike the St. Paul's Mission and Kettle Falls Loop

    1 mi
    Starting at the restored mission, this gentle trail ambles through pine tree stands, stopping to acknowledge the different points of interest along the way. Look out at the original location of the Fort Colville trading post, view the sleeping place of the Kettle Falls - inundated by Lake Rooseve...
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  • Newport, Washington

    Hike or Kayak to Bead Lake Campsites

    4.5
    There are two entrances to Bead Lake - the boat launch and the ridge road. Turn right onto Bead Lake Ridge Road and follow it until you arrive at the parking lot. Start the hike at the marked trailhead #127 down to the lake through a dark cedar forest. Turn right at the boat launch and continue o...
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Hike the Harrison to Beehive Lake Lower Traverse

    9.5 mi / 3000 ft gain
    You will follow the Pack River Road no. 231 for about 21 miles until you reach the trailhead. For this loop, you have a few options: Leave your car at the Beehive Lake trailhead and walk to Harrison Lake trailhead so when you are done you can jump right in the car, leave your car at the Harrison ...
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Two Mouth Lakes

    4.5
    9.22 mi / 2037 ft gain
    Start at Two Mouth Trail #268 as it goes north along an old logging road. The trail then heads west following Peak Creek before bending back to the south. The trail narrows, alternating between dirt and boardwalk, while meandering west toward a viewpoint of the giant granite slabs of the Selkirk ...
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Harrison Lake Trail

    5.0
    4.49 mi / 1440 ft gain
    Harrison Lake Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Naples, Idaho.
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Hike to Beehive Lakes

    5.0
    9 mi / 2040 ft gain
    To get to the trailhead, drive north on highway 95 from Sandpoint and turn left onto Pack River Road near the gas station. Drive approximately 19 miles and look for the sign on the left for Beehive Lakes Trailhead. The road was passable but I would recommend 4 wheel drive.This hike begins at 4...
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Pyramid and Ball Lakes Trail

    5.0
    5.41 mi / 1565 ft gain
    Pyramid and Ball Lakes Trail is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a lake located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Cooks Lake

    5.0
    0.35 mi / 75 ft gain
    Cooks Lake located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho is a great destination for relaxing or bringing your fishing pole (whether fly fishing or using a spin rod -- don't forget your fishing license). You're able to gain access very close access to the lake (especially on quads or side by sides) or you can...
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  • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

    Bottleneck Lake and Snow Lake

    5.0
    10.73 mi / 2461 ft gain
    Bottleneck Lake and Snow Lake is an out-and-back trail that takes you by a river located near Bonners Ferry, Idaho.
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  • Naples, Idaho

    Roman Nose High Mountain Lakes

    5.0
    4 mi / 604 ft gain
    Your journey will start with a rural drive about 60 minutes from Sandpoint, ID. Once you hit the dirt road, hold on because its quite the bumpy drive (AWD vehicle is recommended). You will continue on a dirt road for nearly 20 miles, however, don't let this halt your journey, the drive is incredi...
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Camping and Lodging in Ione

Edgewater Campground
Ione, Washington

Edgewater Campground

Noisy Creek
Cusick, Washington

Noisy Creek

West Sullivan
Metaline Falls, Washington

West Sullivan

East Sullivan
Metaline Falls, Washington

East Sullivan

Lake Gillette Campground
Colville, Washington

Lake Gillette Campground

Panhandle
Cusick, Washington

Panhandle

Guides, Insights and Stories from Ione

A Few Days in Rossland, BC - A Must-Stop on the Powder Highway

A Few Days in Rossland, BC - A Must-Stop on the Powder Highway

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