Gem Lake, Idaho

Gem Lake is located in Idaho County county, Idaho. Find dining and lodging options near Gem Lake.

Check out local things to do such as local golfing (Kaylers Bend Golf, Orofino Golf & Country Club and Grangeville Country Club), hiking (Heavens Gate Trail, Old Boise Trail and Shin Point Trail).

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Hiking Trails:
Heavens Gate Trail
Old Boise Trail
Shin Point Trail

State Parks
Sheep Rock National Recreation Trail, Idaho
Clearwater National Forest, Idaho
Dworshak State Park, Idaho
Winchester State Park, Idaho
Nez Perce National Historical Park, Idaho

Fishing Guides and Charters
"Triple ""O"" Outfitters", Pierce 83546
Boulder Creek Outfitters, Peck 83545
Clearwater Outfitters, 4088-A Canyon Creek Rd, Orofino 83544

Fishing Regulations and license information
Idaho Fish and Game Department
Idaho Fishing Licenses

Gift Shops
Four Seasons Gift Shop, 125 Johnson Ave, Orofino, ID 83544
Gift Shop On the River, 3472 Highway 12, Orofino, ID 83544

Closest Airports
Lewiston Nez Perce Cnty Regional, Idaho
Idaho Falls Regional Airport / Fanning Field, Idaho
Boise Air Terminal / Gowen Field, Idaho

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Map of Gem Lake, Idaho

Restaurants in the vicinity
J C'S River Grill
Cattleman's Restaurant
Summersville Cafe
Summervilles American Bar
Seven Devils
Hotels in the vicinity
Best Western Salmon Rapids
Bruce Motel
Riggins Motel
Riverview Motel
Salmon River Motel

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