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How to Rent an RV in Northwest Idaho

Known as the ‘Northwest’s Playground’, northwest Idaho is famous for its scenic mountains and majestic lakes. It’s a recreational paradise, providing plenty of fun activities and places for visitors to experience.

It’s also home to Coeur d'Alene, Idaho’s largest northern city, which is nestled at the foothills of the Rocky Mountains and set upon the shores of Lake Coeur d'Alene. The region boasts tranquil campgrounds, five-star amenities, and lots of exciting attractions to visit, all of which will keep visitors endlessly entertained.

If you’re going to rent an RV in northwest Idaho, there are plenty of places you’ll want to add to your list. In fact, an RV rental is the perfect way to explore northwest Idaho, as it allows you to get up-close with the natural setting during your travels. Driving through northwest Idaho is half the fun, as you’ll get to enjoy the scenic mountain ranges, sparkling lakes, and lush forest that this region is celebrated for.

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Before embarking on your northwest Idaho RV rental vacation, it’s important to check the opening days and times for the following attractions, as well as the campground dates and availability. While some campgrounds are open year-round, some are only open during the summer months.

Priest Lake

The Priest Lake region is a must-see if you have an RV rental in northwest Idaho. Visitors flock to this popular vacation spot year-round, particularly because of its unspoiled and uncrowded 23,000-acre lake, which is often referred to as ‘Idaho’s Crown Jewel’.

During the winter months, visitors will love activities such as skiing, snowshoeing, and snowmobiling. Other pastimes such as fishing, boating, and hiking are perfect during the summer months, or for those who like to explore nearby attractions, the art galleries, museums, and historic Priest Lake Public Library are well worth the visit.

Where to Camp

Beaver Creek Campground is located at the northern end of Priest Lake, on the west shore. It contains 41 RV hookup sites with amenities such as drinking water, fire rings, picnic tables, and vault toilets.

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Silverwood Theme Park

When visiting northwest Idaho, you’ll certainly want to stop-by Silverwood Theme Park. After all, it’s the largest theme park in the Pacific Northwest!

It’s located just minutes away from Coeur d’Alene and features over 70 rides and attractions. Some of these include Boulder Beach Water Park, a steam engine train, and four popular roller coasters. There are also numerous restaurants and live entertainment on-site.

The park runs from May – September, before turning into ‘Scarywood’ for the Halloween season and offering spooky themed rides and attractions that families will love.

Where to Camp

Silverwood Theme Park also has its own adjacent RV park and campground. It offers 126 RV sites with full hook-ups, along with laundry facilities and free Wi-Fi. It’s open from May 7th through to October 31st.

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Farragut State Park

The 4,000-acre Farragut State Park has a famous history as a World War II naval training center, plus it boasts stunning scenery. There are plenty of popular activities to pass the time in the park, including picnicking, mountain biking, boating, fishing, horseback riding, swimming and hiking. Three family-friendly hiking trails within Farragut are the Squirrel Cache Trail, Shoreline Trail, and Highpoint Trail, all offering spectacular views of mountains, lakes, meadows, and forests.

It’s also a great region to visit in the winter months too, as the park becomes one of the leading cross-country skiing destinations.

Where to Camp

The Farragut State Park offers its own campground within the park, including RV sites with electric hookups. It’s open year-round and features amenities such as toilets, picnic tables, fire rings, a comfort station, and showers.

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Heyburn State Park

Dating back to 1908, Heyburn State Park is not just Idaho’s first state park, but it’s also the oldest state park in the Pacific Northwest! Sprawling across 8,000 acres, you’ll find this park located at the southern tip of Coeur d’Alene Lake, along the popular Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes (a 72-mile paved bike path). Because of this, biking is one of the park’s most loved activities.

Picnicking, hiking, swimming, boating, and fishing are other popular pastimes visitors enjoy in the state park. The four well-known hiking trails within Heyburn offer stunning lake views, and these include the Whitetail Loop, Indian Cliff Trail, Plummer Creek Fire Trail, and Lakeshore Loop Trail.

Where to Camp

Shady River RV Park offers up to 50 amp electrical hookups, as well as toilets, laundry facilities, RV sanitation, and showers. It’s located just 15 miles from Heyburn State Park.

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Cougar Bay Nature Preserve

Located just minutes from downtown Coeur d’Alene, visitors will love Cougar Bay Nature Preserve. It’s a popular region for wildlife lovers, especially as it attracts deer, moose, beaver, and otter, along with waterfowl, shorebirds, and songbirds. The preserve is spread across 88 acres and is based on the northwest shore of Lake Coeur d’Alene.

Where to Camp

You’ll find Blackwell Island RV Park just 2.7 miles away from the preserve. It offers full RV hookup sites and stunning water views of the lake.

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There’s many reasons why tourists flock to the city of Hayden each year. It offers plenty of water activities, as well as an unrivalled quality of life. Not only will you find some of the most desired lakefront living in North Idaho here, but the city’s downtown district features lots of quaint shops, boutiques, and pubs.

Where to Camp

Tamarack RV Park and Vacation Rentals offers full-service RV sites and is located just 3.8 miles from the city center.

RV Rental Locations in Northwest Idaho

Thankfully, there are tons of RV rental locations in northwest Idaho and RVshare can help you find the perfect rental that suits your needs.

Private RV Rentals in Northwest Idaho

Whether you need a motorhome rental in northwest Idaho or a one-way RV rental so you can visit Idaho and fly home afterwards, RVshare can help you find the northwest Idaho camper rental you need for your vacation. 

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