Huckleberries (or blueberries) are abundant in the forests of Northern Idaho from mid-July into early fall. Bushes on south-facing slopes ripen as early as mid-July while those on north facing slopes can be ripening as late as October. They are found in open areas along roads, trails or abandoned logging roads. The Priest Lake Ranger District can supply a map to the best areas for picking huckleberries and has several books on wild berries for sale at the office. Huckleberry products can be found in gift stores throughout Idaho.
Northern Idaho, W. of Sandpoint
Ranger station: Hwy. 57 in Priest River