Photos by Matteya Proctor

The residents of the Deary area have much to choose from when it comes to recreation. Outdoor activities are abundant; whether the activity is hiking, camping, snowmobiling, 4-wheeling, fishing, or picnicking, opportunities are available in the immediate area. 
Outdoor recreation is provided in town at the City Park and at Nelson Activity Field. These areas have restrooms, picnic tables, and play areas, including basketball courts. Nelson Field has a small baseball field, and there is also a tennis court, outdoor basketball court, and a football field at the high school. 

Indoor recreation in Deary is limited, but check the school's website for high school events including basketball and volleyball games in the gym, music concerts, and FFA events!


​Search for things to do in Deary or in any of the surrounding areas using Trip Advisor.

Use any of the following links to explore websites detailing specific activities and outdoor recreation in the Idaho Panhandle and the Palouse region. 

          Visit Moscow  -  information about recreation, dining, entertainment, and events in the Moscow area

          City of Moscow  -  try Residents > Areas to Explore  OR  Residents > Fun Activities for more local things to do

          Visit North Central Idaho  -   many great resources and links for recreation in the region

  -  camping and recreation opportunities as well as information about the five ranger districts in the Idaho Panhandle

          USDA Forest Service  -  camping and recreation opportunities in the five ranger districts of the Idaho Panhandle, including conditions reports and maps

                                                         (*pro tip: use the menu bar on the left to sort by recreation type to filter the opportunities)

          Palouse Region Day Trips  -  helpful brochure detailing hiking and other day trips near Moscow, Idaho (from the University of Idaho)​

          Visit Idaho  -  ​​travel and recreation information about the Gem State

For general trail information, AllTrails and TrailLink are great resources!