Area Activities

Lewis and Clark information

The High Country Inn is quickly gaining the reputation for being a "getaway destination"  for providing not only elegant yet rustic accommodations, but also for its proximity to many recreational activities, including:

Dworshak Lake offers all kinds of activities to the visitor of the High Country Inn
  • Snowmobiling and skiing
  • Hiking
  • Nearby sports clay shooting
  • Lewis and Clark sites
  • 2 fish hatcheries
  • Plus boating and fishing on Dworshak Reservoir

Berry picking is a favorite pasttime for visitors at the Inn

Summertime is berry-picking time in this area. Loads of blackberries beckon locals as well as visitors with visions of homemade jams, jellies, and syrups! At the High Country Inn you can even put your harvest up into canned juice to make up later!

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Snowmobiling and Winter Sports

We have plenty of parking space for vehicles with trailers, and guests can return to the cozy inn for a home-cooked dinner after riding the trails all day! Snowmobiling access is just an hour away!

Trail Conditions and information 1-800-538-1754
Trail name: Pierce/Weippe area snowmobile trails
Nearest Town with services: Pierce and Weippe have Snowmobile Rentals and Fuel
Base elevation: 3200'
Top Elevation: 6500'
Trail Fees: none

Trail information:
The Trail System meanders through the vast Clearwater National Forest which is nestled on the west side of the Bitterroot Mountains in North Central Idaho. This area features more than 200 miles of groomed trails, hundreds of miles of ungroomed trails and vast off trail riding opportunities. A portion of the trail system actually follows the Lewis ' Clark Trail through the region. One favorite destination is Hemlock Lookout where you can look out over the Camas Prairie to the west and into Montana to the east. The Clearwater Ridgerunners Snowmobile Club maintains four warming cabins on the trail system.

Directions: From US Highway 12, turn north on State Highway 11 at Greer. Travel 29 miles to Pierce. There are two trail heads in Pierce and one at Headquarters located at the end of Highway 11.

Cavendish Sporting Clays
Discover the fun of shotgun sports!

Cavendiswh Sporting Clays-Discover the fun of shotgun sports!

12 miles northwest of Orofino, Idaho, we have a shotgun sporting clays range located on our grain farm where we throw clay targets of different sizes and types. Some simulate rabbits hopping away, while others simulate different bird hunting situations. We have flushing pheasant 108mm targets, springing teal 90mm (thrown straight up), quail 60mm flying away, crossing targets from different directions and incoming targets to name a few. At one station the shooter can even sit in a duck blindĀ and have clay targets imitate ducks or geese coming in to land.

Fishing Opportunities Abound!

Take your boat out on Dworshak Reservoir or the mighty Clearwater River and enjoy a day of fishing. The Clearwater River provides some of the best Steelhead and Salmon fishing of the Pacific Northwest. Many outfitters in the area can be booked for trips.

Zachary Vosika with a beautiful Steelhead

We send our fishermen guests out with good guides
look at this winner caught by Zachary Vosika


Snake River Adventures, Kirby Creek Lodge & Adventures Afloat

Snake River Adventures Hells Canyon Tours offers white water rafting, jet boat tours, overnight excursions, guided hunting or fishing. Take a jet boat ride on the wild side, hunt and fish in Hells Canyon.

Jet Boat tours, white water rafting, guided fishing trips on the Clearwater River