Salmo-Priest Wilderness

Located in the Colville National Forest in Washington.

The Salmo-Priest Wilderness offers a spot where hikers can see all kinds of wildlife and few people. Located on the wet, west slopes of the Selkirk Mountains, this wilderness contains huge old red cedar, Douglas-fir, and western hemlock. Living in the old growth and in the meadows and crags above are grizzly and black bear, cougar, caribou, elk, deer, lynx, pine marten, and wolverine.

For more information contact: The Colville National Forest

Published: 29 Apr 2002 | Last Updated: 20 May 2011
Details mentioned in this article were accurate at the time of publication

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