Idaho Recreation Areas

Looking for awesome outdoor recreation areas in Idaho? View Idaho parks and recreation areas below, listed in alphabetical order. Each listing has images, full description, map, directions, activities, phone number, and links to campgrounds and hiking trails within the recreation area.

American Falls Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: Located north of the town of American Falls, with good access via Interstate 86 and State Route 39. State Route 39 rides the top of the reservoir’s 9-story-high dam for over half a mile. Phone 208-383-2200 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Bingham County River StyxOfficial Web Site American Falls Reservoir is formed by American Falls Dam, which is a major facility on the Mindoka Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, Snake River Area Office, Bingham County; and the city of American Falls, this 87 square mile (56,000-acre) reservoir offers 100 miles of shoreline. Built primarily as

Anderson Ranch Reservoir Boat Ramps, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: from Mountain Home, drive about 20 miles east on U.S. 20 to Anderson Ranch Dam Road. Additional access around the reservoir is from the Anderson Dam or Fall Creek on improved dirt roads. Phone 208-587-7961 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Anderson Ranch Reservoir Boat Ramp Boise National Forest Frozen NiagaraOfficial Web Site Anderson Ranch Reservoir is formed by Anderson Ranch Dam which is part of the Boise Project. Recreation on this 7.4 square mile (4,730-acre) reservoir is managed by the Boise National Forest, (Boise National Forest map). The reservoir is approximately 14 miles long, a mile wide, with depths to 315 feet, and 50

Arrowrock Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Follow Idaho 21 to Mores Creek Bridge, about 18 miles, then take the road to the right to Arrowrock Dam. Phone 208-587-7961 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, FISHING, HUNTING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Arrowrock Reservoir Levels Arrowrock Reservoir Boat Ramp Levels Boise National Forest Arrowrock Reservoir is formed by Arrowrock Dam which is part of the Boise Project. The Reservoir is managed by the Boise National Forest, (Boise National Forest map). This 18 mile narrow canyon reservoir of 3,150-acres has limited access to 60 miles of shoreline. Boating, canoeing, windsurfing, and fishing are the major recreation activities at Arrowrock, located east of Boise. The reservoir is only 30 minutes from Boise and provides

Bear Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The Refuge is located about 10 miles from Montpelier. To get to the Refuge from Montpelier, take Hwy 89 south for about 3 miles and turn left onto a gravel road. This turnoff is marked with brown informational signs. Continue straight for about 5 miles until you see the refuge entrance sign. Continue straight for 2 more miles, bearing left at the “Y” to access the Auto Tour Route. From the south, head north on Hwy 89 and turn right at the brown informational signs in Paris (E 2nd N Street). Travel on this gravel road for about 3 miles and the refuge entrance will be immediately to your right once you cross the Outlet Canal bridge. The Refuge manager is stationed on the US Forest Service side of the National California-Oregon Trail Center located at 322 North 4th St. in Montpelier, Idaho. Phone 208-237-6615 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING,

Birds of Prey Scenic Float, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Take I-84 west from Boise to the Meridian exit and turn south on Idaho 69 to Kuna. At Kuna, take the Swan Falls Road 18 miles to the dam. To get to the take-out, drive to almost the end of the Can-Ada Road, and take a right down to Celebration Park. Phone (208) 384-3300 Activities BIKING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas You can see the birds of prey in their natural river canyon habitat on a scenic float trip. South of Boise, the Snake River has cut a canyon where more eagles, hawks, and falcons nest each spring in greater concentrations than at any other place in North America. The Snake River Birds

Black Canyon Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The reservoir is located on State Route 52 between Emmett and Horseshoe Bend. Phone 208-365-2682 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Black Canyon Reservoir Black Canyon Reservoir is formed by Black Canyon Diversion Dam, a part of the Boise Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, this 1,100-acre reservoir offers 12 miles of shoreline. Boating and fishing are the major recreational activities at the reservoir, which is located northeast of Emmett in southwest Idaho. This site offers restrooms, boat ramps, camping, parking, picnic tables, swimming, and accessible facilities for fishing. Please visit https://www.usbr.gov/pn/snakeriver/landuse/blackcanyon/calendar.html. We do NOT take reservations over the phone.

Boise National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Boise National Forest The Boise National Forest is a land of steep mountains, fast rivers and dense forests making it a recreation destination any season of the year. From biking and hiking through lush green mountains and rolling arid landscapes, to snowboarding in cooler months and swimming or kayaking in the warmer ones, the Boise National Forest is the recreational choice for over 1.5 million outdoor enthusiasts every year. Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING Boise National Forest Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these Boise National Forest camping areas: 1. AMANITA >> Camping Area Amanita Campground is located next to scenic Lake Cascade in west-central Idaho. It is near the town of Donnelly, at an elevation of 4,850 feet. Boating, fishing, swimming and hiking are popular activities in this scenic region. Lake Cascade offers

Borah Peak Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Custer County, 15 miles northwest of Mackay, Idaho. Phone 208-879-6200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter In Idaho, BLM manages over 3,000 acres of public lands in the Borah Peak Wilderness Study Area. This steep west-sloping terrain includes vegetation of sagebrush-grass with scattered mountain mahogany. At 12,655 feet, Borah Peak is the highest point in Idaho. This spectacular mountain gives the visitor the feeling of approaching the “top of the world” and seems to spread out as far as the eye can see. The area also provides outstanding hiking, backpacking, wildlife viewing,

Bruneau Canyon Overlook, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Hwy-51 south to the town of Bruneau, turning left/east on Hot Springs Road (unmarked) at the One Stop Cafй. Reset trip odometer here. 00.0 mi: Hot Springs Road at Hwy-51 15.6 mi: Turn right/southwest at Canyon Overlook sign 18.7 mi: Overlook parking lot Phone 208-735-2060 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, OBSERVATION SITE, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page Welcome to the Grand Canyon of Southwest Idaho! This canyon was shaped by an astounding combination of volcanism, glacial melt and regional drainage patterns. The Bruneau Overlook is the only readily accessible spot to view this spectacular canyon carved through basalt

Bruneau River Launch Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Bruneau, ID at the One Stop head south for 36 miles on the Clover-Three Creek Road to the Clover Road.  Turn south and proceed for 4 miles to a large kiosk.  Turn west and proceed for 5.75 miles where the gravel ends and go straight for 2.6 miles.  Stay to the left for 3.4 miles meeting up with the Idaho Centennial Trail.  Go south for .8 miles at the small kiosk stay right and in 2 miles you will come to the Wilderness boundary.  Proceed on the Bruneau cherry-stem for a mile reaching the top of the Indian Hot Springs Grade.  The grade is 1.5 miles long and at the Wild and Scenic Kiosk you can turn left for the bridge launch site in .2 miles or you can turn right and reach the BLM launch site in .16 miles Phone 208-735-2060 Activities FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY,

Bruneau River Take-Out, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Access to this site is via a good quality gravel road from the Clover-Three Creek Road. It is 9 miles south of Bruneau. Phone 208-735-2060 Activities FISHING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Facebook Page Hidden within a vast high desert plateau are deep canyons carved by the Owyhee, Bruneau and Jarbidge Rivers in a remote area of southwestern Idaho. Nearly 40 miles of Bruneau River’s 50-mile total length are designated as wild. Volcanic caves, canyons and spire-like hoo-doos tower hundreds of feet above whitewater rafters in this unique environment of unsurpassed solitude and unique beauty. In early spring, this area brightens up with beautiful

Bruneau Wild and Scenic River, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From the One Stop in Bruneau, turn south on Hot Springs Road and go 15.5 miles then turn right and go 3 miles to the Bruneau Canyon Overlook Phone 208-735-2060 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Wild and Scenic River photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter Hidden within a vast high desert plateau are deep canyons carved by the Owyhee, Bruneau and Jarbidge Rivers in a remote area of southwestern Idaho. Nearly 40 miles of Bruneau River’s 50-mile total length are designated as wild. Volcanic caves, canyons and spire-like hoodoos tower hundreds of feet above whitewater rafters in this unique environment of unsurpassed solitude

Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From the hamlet of Bruneau, Idaho head east on Hot Springs Road for 15.6 miles to wilderness kiosk, take a right (west) at kiosk for three miles to the Bruneau River overlook. Phone 208-735-2060 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, WILDERNESS, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Wilderness photos BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter BLM manages more than 90,000 acres of public lands in the Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness. The Owyhee Canyonlands is a huge and remote area of eastern Oregon, southwestern Idaho and northern Nevada. Hidden within this vast high desert plateau are deep canyons carved by the Owyhee, Bruneau and Jarbidge Rivers. The rivers of the

Caribou-Targhee National Forest Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING Caribou-Targhee National Forest The Caribou-Targhee National Forest boasts rugged mountains, fertile valleys, rivers, varied wildlife, campgrounds, wilderness, adventure, solitude and scenery enough to saturate your aesthetic cravings. A National Forest is more than trees and hiking, and hunting. You can enjoy the magnificence of the mountains; the serenity of the wilderness; the miracles of spring flowers, baby animals and majestic big game; the sound of birds while horseback riding; camping trip; and the fun of a summer picnic in your National Forest – the Land of Many Uses, or rent a rustic cabin. So, leave your stress behind and spend time with nature. In a few hours from any place on the Forest you can pull into a campground. Pitch your tent and spend a great get-away weekend fishing for

Cedar Creek Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Highway 93 to Rogerson, Idaho. Take the Three Creek Highway out of Rogerson 17 miles west to Cedar Creek Reservoir. Phone 208-735-2060 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter Cedar Creek Reservoir, also known as Roseworth Reservoir, is located about 17 miles west of Rogerson, Idaho. The reservoir was created in 1910 by the construction of a dam across Cedar Creek by the Idaho Farm Development Company. This fishing destination attracts area angers in search of rainbow trout.

City Of Rocks National Reserve, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Boise: take I-84 East to exit 216 (Declo); go south on Highway 77 to Conner Creek Junction; turn right (west) on Highway 77 Spur to Almo. The visitor center and the park entrance are south of the post office and businesses. From Pocatello: take I-86 West to I-84 West to exit 216 and proceed as above. From Salt Lake City: take I-84 west to exit 245 (Sublette), turn left and go west to Malta. From Malta take Highway 77. Take Highway 77 Spur to Almo. Phone (208) 824-5901 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CLIMBING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas City Of Rocks

Clearwater National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities HORSEBACK RIDING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Clearwater National Forest We are in the process of developing the full compliment of recreation information for the Clearwater National Forest. When completed, visitors will be able to access information by recreation area or by specific activity type. Please check with any of our forest offices for specific recreation information or view our other web pages. Travel Planner – Clearwater and Nez Perce National Forests  This Planner (6.6 mb pdf) is your guide to recreational opportunities on public lands throughout central Idaho. See the travel planner for information on the major travel corridors, campgrounds, and things to see and do. The complete Travel Planner immediately above is a large pdf file. It has been divided

Clearwater River, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions East of Lewiston, Idaho Phone 208-962-3245 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter The Clearwater River is a world-renowned salmon and steelhead fishery that attracts anglers from around the world. The BLM manages portions of the land on the main stem of the Clearwater River as well as three recreation sites: Harpers Bend, McKay’s Bend, and Pink House. More information regarding the amenities at these sites, such as boat ramps or camping, is available below in the Quick Links section of this website. The Northwest Discovery Water Trail is the first 40-mile reach of the Clearwater River from

Coeur d’Alene Lake, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The best way to see Lake Coeur d’ Alene is by boat. However, visitors can also take a scenic drive around the lake by travel- ing east from Coeur d’Alene on Interstate 90, then south on State Highway 97 and State Highway 3 to the town of St. Maries. Proceed west on State Highway Phone 208-769-5000 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Huckleberry Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas The sparkling waters of Lake Coeurd’Alene, considered one of the most beautiful lakes in the world, offer many different kinds of outdoor recreational activities year-round in a setting of exceptional scenic beauty.

Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Visitor Center and Loop Drive are located 18 miles southwest of Arco, Idaho on U.S. Highway 20/26/93, 24 miles northeast of Carey, Idaho on U.S. Highway 20/26/93, 84 miles from Idaho Falls, and 90 miles from Twin Falls. Physical address is 1266 Craters Loop Road(Lat/Long: 43° 27.711’N/113° 33.7) Access to the main visitor use area is via a paved highway. Unpaved roads provide additional access to the BLM monument and NPS Preserve but should only be utilized by four wheel drive and high clearance vehicles. Phone (208) 527-1300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Craters of the Moon Group Campground Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve Official Website Craters Of

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions 18 miles southwest of Arco, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 24 miles northeast of Carey, Idaho on Highway 20/26/93, 84 miles from Idaho Falls, and 90 miles from Twin Falls. Phone 208-527-1335 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters of the Moon National Monument photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho YouTube The Bureau of Land Management’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a 750,000-acre geologic wonderland, managed jointly with the National Park Service’s Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Its central feature is the Great Rift, a 52-mile long crack in the

Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Idaho Falls, follow U.S. Highway 20 west about 68 miles to Arco. Follow U.S. Highway 93 about 18 miles southwest to the Craters of the Moon Visitor Center. Other parts of the monument can be accessed on unpaved roads from the town of Carey, also located on U.S. Highway 93 (25 miles west of the visitor center); from the town of American Falls via Pleasant Valley Road (67 miles west of Idaho Falls); or from two locations on State Highway 24 near the town of Minidoka (132 miles west of Idaho Falls). Phone 208-732-7200 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Craters of the Moon National Monument Map Established in 1924, Craters of the Moon National Monument celebrated

Croy Creek and Trailhead, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions 3.5 miles west of Hailey, Idaho Phone 208-735-2060 Activities BIKING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites Croy Creek Mountain Biking Page Blaine County Recreation District Summer Trail Link Croy Creek Trail System and skills development area is located just west of Hailey in south-central Idaho. The trails were designed and constructed primarily for motorcycle riders and mountain bikers, but hikers and equestrians also frequent the area. The area includes six trails encompassing 18.5 miles ranging from beginner to advanced difficulty. The popular trails, jointly managed by the Bureau of Land Management and Blaine County Recreation District, receive approximately 15,000 – 20,000

Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Take Exit 35 off Interstate 84. Go north 1/2 mile to Karcher Road. Turn left and go west 3 miles to Lake Avenue. Turn left and go south 3 miles to the Upper Dam. Cross the dam to the refuge Visitor Center. View a map with detailed driving directions. Phone 208-467-9278 Activities BOATING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, VISITOR CENTER Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge, established in 1909, is one of the nation’s oldest refuges. Located southwest of Boise, Idaho, the refuge includes the Lake Lowell sector (10,588 acres) and the Snake River Islands sector (about 800 acres). Lake Lowell is an irrigation project reservoir that provides

Discovery Hill, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions To get to the great trails in the Discovery Hill area, take N. St. Charles street north from Salmon. Continue two miles. The road will turn to gravel and you will cross a cattle guard. The trailhead will be just ahead. Look for the big BLM sign and the information kiosk. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter Discovery Hill has become one of Salmon™s destinations for getting outdoors to hike, mountain bike, horseback ride, dirt bike, play disc golf and even explore a 1.6-mile

Dworshak Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions (To Visitor Center) 5 miles west of Orofino, ID on Highway 7 to project entrance, and follow signs 2 miles. Visitor Center is adjacent to north dam abutment. Phone (208) 476-1268 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds DENT ACRES Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Dworshak Reservoir Website Dworshak Reservoir Photo Album Discover Your Northwest Dworshak Reservoir, found in central Idaho along the North Fork of the Clearwater River, is located in scenic forested and mountainous country. Popular activities include swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, water-skiing, camping, hiking and lots more. At a height of 717

Eightmile Day Use Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 8 miles south of Salmon, ID on Highway 93, this site provides access to the Main Salmon River. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities AUTO TOURING, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter Eightmile is a day-use site providing fishing access to the Salmon River. It is a short walk to the river from the established parking area .

Elevenmile Day Use Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located eleven miles south of Salmon, ID on Highway 93, this site provides boat access to the Main Salmon River. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites Elevenmile is a day-use site providing fishing access and boat launch to the Salmon River 11 miles south of Salmon on Hwy 93.

Fish Creek Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Approximately 10 miles from Carey, Idaho. Proceed on Highway 93 from Carey toward Arco until the signed turnoff and follow the main Fish Creek gravel road to the reservoir. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page Small reservoir that only holds water in the spring, contact BLM Shoshone Field Office regarding water levels. This is a popular semi developed camping location for hunters.

Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Phone 208-373-4000 Activities WILDERNESS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Map Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness now contains a total of 2,366,757 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 1980 the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "…increasing population, accompanied by expanding settlement and growing mechanization,…" you play an important role in helping to "…secure for

Goldbug Hot Springs, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 23 miles south of Salmon on Highway 93. South of the community of Elk Bend, turn east on the county maintained road and travel for 0.3 miles to arrive at the trailhead. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Recreation Sites Access to this hot springs requires a hike from the trailhead which starts at the end of the county road. The first 1/4 mile of the trail passes through private property with public access provided by an easement. Dogs must be leashed while crossing the private property. Please protect access to the hot springs by respecting

Gooding City of Rocks East Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Gooding County, 14 miles northwest of Gooding, Idaho within the Mount Bennett Hills. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho YouTube In Idaho, BLM manages nearly 15,000 acres of public lands in the Gooding City of Rocks East Wilderness Study Area. The Mount Bennett Hills are a rolling belt of foothills between the Sawtooth Mountains to the north and the Snake River Plain to the south. The southeastern portion of the WSA is composed of series of deep canyons carved into rhyolite. Throughout these canyons are rhyolite columns which rise more than

Gooding City of Rocks West Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Gooding County, Idaho within the Mount Bennett Hills rolling belt of foothills between the Sawtooth Mountains to the north and the Snake River Plain to the south. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube In Idaho, BLM manages over 6,000 acres of public lands in the Gooding City of Rocks West Wilderness Study Area. This gently sloping prairie on the south face of the Bennett Hills includes canyons with basalt bluffs, arches, pillars and hoodoos. Shaded canyons support pockets of willows, aspen, cottonwood, serviceberry and chokecherry. Wildlife species include elk, deer,

Gooding/Camas County Line, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Approximately 18 miles north of Gooding, Idaho on Hwy 46 Phone 208-732-7200 Activities WINTER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page This is a popular area for sledding during the winter. Restroom facilities may be present when there is sufficient snow for sledding

Grandmother Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Shoshone County, 45 miles northeast of Moscow, Idaho. Phone 208-769-5000 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page In Idaho, BLM manages over 17,000 acres of public lands in the Grandmother Wilderness Study Area. The terrain varies from heavily forested drainages to bare peaks and several high mountain lakes. Elevation ranges from 4600 feet in the Lund Creek drainage to 6800 feet on Widow Mountain. Prominent activities here include hiking, hunting, fishing, cross-country skiing, camping and nature observation.

Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Grays Lake Refuge is north of Soda Springs, off Route 34. The turnoff is about 27 miles north of Soda Springs, and 21 miles from Freedom, Wyoming. The turnoff is signed. From the intersection it is about 3 miles north to the refuge office, visitor center, and overlook. Phone 208-574-2755 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge is the largest hardstem bulrush marsh in North America. Located in a high mountain valley near Soda Springs in southeastern Idaho, the refuge and surrounding mountains offer incredible scenic vistas, wildflowers, and fall foliage displays. Lands adjacent to the 19,400-acre refuge are primarily

Great Rift ISA Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in the Snake River Plain of south-central Idaho about 100 miles west of Pocatello and Idaho Falls; primary access is US Highway 93 on the northwest Phone (208) 527-1335 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos The Great Rift lies in the Snake River Plain in south-central Idaho. Wildlife species here include antelope, mule deer, coyotes, rabbits and 22 other types of mammals. Sage grouse, mourning doves and a variety of raptors are among 140 bird species in the lava plain area too.

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions When visiting Hagerman Fossil Beds NM we recommend you stop at the Visitor Center, located at 221 N State St, to begin your visit. There you get the latest information, see an introductory DVD, view fossils up close, and obtain helpful information about the amenities available in the area. Hagerman Fossil Beds NM Visitor Center, 221 North State Street, is located along Highway 30 in the town of Hagerman across from the high school. Phone (208) 933-4105 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Official Website Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Map Do you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, is the first

Hawley Mountain Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Butte County 25 miles north of Howe, Idaho. Phone 208-524-7500 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter In Idaho, BLM manages over 15,000 acres of public lands in the Hawley Mountain Wilderness Study Area. The steep and mountainous terrain of this area is home to deer, antelope, elk and sage grouse. The higher peaks and ridges are dominated by rock cliffs. Douglas-fir and mountain mahogany blanket areas at the higher elevations. The lower slopes are covered with sagebrush grasses and forbs. The diversity of terrain and rugged landscape here offers challenging recreation for

Heart Mountain Springs Recreation Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions 3 miles east of Swan Lake, Idaho Phone 208-478-6340 Activities CAMPING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites Campground rules and regulations are posted at the site. There are no dumpsters on site, visitors must pack in and out their trash. Camping: primitive camping space. There are no fees associated with this site and use is first come, first served.

Hell’s Half Acre Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Bonneville County ten miles west of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Phone 208-524-7500 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter In Idaho, BLM manages over 66,000 acres of public lands in the Hell’s Half Acre Wilderness Study Area. The 5200-year-old lava flow resembles flat moonscape with deep crevices and sparse vegetation. Pioneer plants, such as lichens and mosses, inhabit the barren lava surfaces. Mule deer, antelope, coyotes and rabbits are the most frequently sighted mammals here. Sage grouse and mourning doves can also be seen inhabiting the lava flows.

Henry’s Lake Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Fremont County, 13 miles north and east of Macks Inn near the junction of Highways 287 and 20. Phone 208-524-7500 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho YouTube In Idaho, BLM manages 350 acres of public lands in the Henry’s Lake Wilderness Study Area. Lush riparian vegetation like rose aspen, willow, serviceberry and snowberry follow the creek. Sagebrush, bitterbrush, and grasses such as needlegrass, mountain brome, fescue, and prairie junegrass grow on the slopes. Throughout much of the late spring and summer wildflowers like lupine, paintbrush, cinquefoil, buckwheat, arrowleaf balsamroot, common yarrow, geranium,

Idaho Centennial Road/Trail, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Northern section by Bruneau Canyon Overlook: Take Hwy-51 south to the town of Bruneau, turning left/east on Hot Springs Road (unmarked) at the One Stop Cafй. Reset trip odometer here. 00.0 mi: Hot Springs Road at Hwy-51 15.6 mi: Turn right/southwest at Canyon Overlook sign 18.7 mi: Overlook parking lot Southern section by Murphy Hot Springs: Travel to Murphy Hot Springs via the Bruneau-Three Creek Road or the Jarbidge Road. The Jarbidge Road, also called Three Creek Highway, has an asphalt surface and originates from U.S. 93 at Rogerson, Idaho. From Rogerson it is 47 miles to the top of the Murphy Hot springs Grade where a large kiosk is located. The Idaho Centennial trail crosses the road a tenth of a mile to the north of this kiosk. Phone 208-735-2060 Activities HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds

Idaho Panhandle National Forests, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds LUBY BAY REEDER BAY SAM OWEN BEAVER CREEK (IDAHO) DEVILS ELBOW KIT PRICE SNYDER GUARD STATION (ID) BARTOO ISLAND GROUP SITE KALISPELL ISLAND GROUP SITE BEAUTY CREEK CAMPGROUND MOKINS BAY CAMPGROUND AVERY CREEK CABIN BUMBLEBEE CAMPGROUND OSPREY BELL BAY CAMPGROUND BIG HANK SHORTY PEAK LOOKOUT SURVEYORS LOOKOUT DEER RIDGE LOOKOUT LUNCH PEAK LOOKOUT LITTLE GUARD LOOKOUT SHOSHONE PARK KITCHEN MAGEE RANGERS CABIN ARID PEAK LOOKOUT OUTLET AT PRIEST LAKE BERLIN FLATS RED IVES CABIN Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails St. Joe River Area Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Panhandle National Forests Endless Waters, Edges and Islands From

Jarbidge River Launch Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel to Murphy Hot Springs via the Bruneau-Three Creek Road or the Jarbidge Road. The Jarbidge Road, also called Three Creek Highway, has an asphalt surface and originates from U.S. 93 at Rogerson, Idaho. Phone 208-735-2060 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube The Jarbidge Wild and Scenic River has a short boating season, typically it only has enough water to float in the spring. The river has challenging whitewater and sections that most boaters portage. Two-wheel drive vehicles are sufficient to reach the put-in, located at the confluence of the West Fork and East

JimMcClure-JerryPeakWilderness, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions to BLM’s Challis Field Office (BLM headquarters for Jim McClure-Jerry Peak Wilderness) via vehicle: From Idaho Falls take US 20 West to Arco, then US 93 North to Challis; Total distance 2.5 hours; 148 miles From Pocatello go North on I-15, exit onto US 26 West, merge onto US 20 West to Arco, head North on US 93 to Challis; Total distance 2:45 min; 163 miles. From Twin Falls go North on US 93 to Shoshone, turn onto US 26/93 heading Northeast to Carey, take US 20/26/93 East to Arco, turn North onto US 93 to Challis. Total distance 3:22 min; 189 miles. From Boise take ID-55 North through Eagle, ID and continue to Banks, turn East onto County Hwy 17 (Banks/Lowman Rd), merge onto ID-21 heading East over Banner Summit (7,056′) and down to Stanley, go North on ID-75 to Challis. Total distance 4hrs, 190 miles. Note:

Kilpatrick Day Use Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Kilpatrick Day Use Area is located about 28 miles south of Salmon on Highway 93 on the banks of the Main Salmon River. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho YouTube The BLM Kilpatrick Day Use Area is primarily used for fishing and river access with a boat launch, some interpretive panels and a restroom. It is located about 28 miles south of Salmon on Highway 93 on the banks of the Main Salmon River.

King Hill Creek Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Elmore County 40 miles east of Boise, Idaho. Phone 208-384-3300 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos In Idaho, BLM manages over 29,000 acres of public lands in the King Hill Creek Wilderness Study Area. The area’s natural features attract visitors interested in backpacking, day hiking, nature photography, wildlife viewing, fishing, hunting and rockhounding.

Kootenai National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds REXFORD BENCH MCGREGOR LAKE CAMPGROUND NORTH DICKEY LAKE MCGUIRE MTN. LOOKOUT RENTAL WEBB MTN. LOOKOUT RENTAL YAAK MTN. LOOKOUT RENTAL UPPER FORD CABIN RENTAL BIG CREEK BALDY. LOOKOUT RENTAL BULL RIVER GUARD STATION GARVER MTN. LOOKOUT RENTAL MT. BALDY-BUCKHORN RIDGE SEX PEAK. LOOKOUT RENTAL GEM PEAK LOOKOUT RENTAL YAAK RIVER DAY USE AREA SOUTH DICKEY LAKE McGillivray Campground (Group Site) TIMBERLANE CAMPGROUND BULL RIVER PAVILION FAIRVIEW RANGER STATION MINTON PEAK LOOKOUT WHITETAIL YURT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Gateway Boat Camp Fisher River Area Ross Creek Cedars Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Kootenai National Forest Vast by Nature, Uncrowded by Design Bordering Canada and nestled in the

Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions You can reach the refuge by taking Riverside Road, on the south bank of the Kootenai River, at Bonners Ferry. Drive west for 5 miles to the refuge entrance. The office is 2 miles beyond the entrance. Drive with caution! The county roads are narrow and used by logging trucks. Phone 208-267-3888 Activities AUTO TOURING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge Located 20 miles from the Canadian border and 5 miles from the town of Bonners Ferry, Idaho, Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge is bordered by the rugged Selkirk Mountains to the west, the Kootenai River, Deep Creek to the east, and State lands to

Lake Creek Trailhead, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Approximately 4 miles north of Ketchum, Idaho on Hwy 75. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, WINTER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Blaine County Recreation District Summer Trail Link BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites A popular trailhead north of Ketchum, Idaho. This trailhead accesses several miles of non-motorized trails that are primarily located on the Forest Service/Ketchum Ranger District lands.

Lake Pend Oreille, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Spokane, WA, 50 miles northeast on US 2. Phone (208) 437-3133 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, VISITOR CENTER, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds PRIEST RIVER RILEY CREEK SPRINGY POINT ALBENI COVE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Lake Pend Oreille Website Lake Pend Oreille Photo Album Facebook Albeni Falls Dam sits on the Pend Oreille River. Behind the dam, the waters of the Pend Oreille stretch 65 miles through a glacially carved valley that separates three mountain ranges. Rimmed by mountains that rise 6,500 feet, Lake Pend Oreille is one of the largest and deepest natural lakes in the western United States. In some

Lake Walcott, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: Located 13 miles northeast of Rupert off Interstate 86. Phone 208-436-1258 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT FS OWNED, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Parks web site Minidoka Wildlife Refuge Located in South central Idaho within the Minidoka Wildlife Refuge. Lake Walcott is administered by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Created by Minidoka Dam, which is part of the Mindoka Project. Boat fishing on Lake Walcott is permitted from April 1 through September 30 in designated areas. Approximately 5 miles of shoreline are available for year-round bank fishing. Available species include rainbow trout,

Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Learn more: http://www.nps.gov/lecl/planyourvisit/leclvcidaho.htm. Phone 208-373-4000 Activities AUTO TOURING, CAMPING, HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho National Scenic and Historic Trail photos BLM Idaho Twitter The Lewis and Clark Backcountry Byway and Adventure Road is a 36-mile loop drive through a beautiful and historic landscape following the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail and the Continental Divide National Scenic Trail. Visitors will be treated to incredible views of the Lemhi Valley and the surrounding mountain ranges; truly some of the finest scenery in America! The mountains, evergreen forests, high desert canyons and grassy foothills look much the same today as when the Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through in 1805.

Little Deer Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Blaine, Lincoln and Mikidoka counties about nine miles east of Carey, Idaho Phone 208-732-7200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos In Idaho, BLM manages over 33,000 acres of public lands in Little Deer Wilderness Study Area. The rugged volcanic features and desert environment of this area provide opportunities for hiking, camping and hunting.

Little Wood River Wilderness Study Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located in Blaine County, Idaho. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities CAMPING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Wilderness Study Areas photos BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube In Idaho, BLM manages over 4,000 acres of public lands in the Little Wood River Wilderness Study Area. Characterized by mountainous terrain cut by steep drainages, the Little Wood River is lined with cottonwoods and willows. The area supports year-round populations of mule deer, blue grouse and sage grouse. Raptors use the cottonwoods in the canyon bottoms for nest sites.

Lower Salmon River, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Access is via U.S. Highway 95 through Riggins and White Bird, Idaho. Phone 208-962-3245 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas The 425-mile Salmon River is one of the longest free-flowing river in the lower 48 states. The river begins at not much more than a trickle at an elevation of about 8,000 feet in the Sawtooth and Whitecloud Mountains of central Idaho. It gathers force as it makes its way northeast and then west, fed by snows from the Sawtooth and Salmon River Mountains in the south and the Clearwater and Bitterroot Mountains in the north. About 150 miles further on its westward course, the Salmon

Lucky Peak Lake, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Interstate 84 in southwestern Idaho, near Boise, take State Highway 21 north. The Lake is about 10 miles southeast of Boise. The non-motorized paved green belt trail also connects Boise with Lucky Peak Lake. Phone (208) 343-0671 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE, OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds MACKS CREEK PARK ROBIE CREEK PARK GROUP SHELTER Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Lucky Peak Lake Website Lucky Peak Lake Photo Album Facebook Lucky Peak Lake is located in the foothills of southwestern Idaho on the Boise River, 10 miles southeast of the city of Boise. Recreation opportunities include swimming, fishing, boating, water-skiing or enjoying a relaxing

Mackay Reservoir Recreation Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Travel north from Mackay, Idaho on Highway 93 for approximately 6 miles. The site will be on the west side of the highway. Phone (208) 879-6200 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Mackay Reservoir Official Site Mackay Reservoir Recreation Site (also known as Joe T. Fallini Campground) is a large campground five miles northeast of Mackay on Highway 93. Fees apply ($6 (tent), $10 (w/water), $14 (water and electric), $16 (double site, +$4 for each power pedestal used). Most water-based activities are available at the reservoir including ice fishing in the winter months. This site has a wonderful view of the Lost River Range and underwent reconstruction in

Mann Creek Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: Located about 15 miles north of Weiser, off U.S. 95. Phone 208-634-0700 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Payette National Forest Mann Creek Reservoir is formed by Mann Creek Dam, which is part of the Mann Creek Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, Snake River Area Office, this 650-acre impoundment offers a 280-acre reservoir with 5 miles of shoreline. Boating and fishing are the major recreation activities at Mann Creek Reservoir, located in southwest Idaho, northwest of Boise. Fishing opportunities for rainbow trout, crappie, and largemouth bass. Season open year-round. Site offers: restrooms, boat ramps, primitive campsites, and swimming.

Milner Historic, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located approximately 9 miles West of Burley, Idaho on the south side of the Snake River. Phone 208-677-6600 Activities BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page Several developed and primitive recreation sites dot the four-mile shoreline of the Snake River at Milner Historic Recreation Area. The area’s basalt cliffs and surrounding sagebrush/grassland are a year-round haven for songbirds and waterfowl, with excellent fishing for bass, channel catfish, yellow perch, and trout and ice fishing most winters. Over 100 years ago, emigrants on the Oregon Trail passed through here, and segments marked by deep

Minidoka National Historic Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Minidoka National Historic Site is located between the towns of Twin Falls and Jerome, Idaho in south central Idaho. There are minimal facilities and services at the site. Many buildings and features that were part of the center are located on private property surrounding the Historic Site. Please do not enter any private property. Phone (208) 825-4169 Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Minidoka National Historic Site Official Website Minidoka National Historic Site Map The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their homes, jobs, and lives behind, forcing them into one of ten

Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions To reach the refuge office and Walcott State Park, take Route 24 northeast from Rupert, Idaho; there are some tricky turns in Rupert so watch the signs carefully. About 5.5 miles from Rupert, turn right on the Minidoka Dam road and follow it to the refuge. From Interstate 86: Take exit 21, Cold Water, and follow the gravel road on the north side of the interstate to the refuge gate; or take exit 15, Raft River, then follow the signs on the north side of the interstate to the Gifford Springs boat ramp. Another route to the refuge can be found on the south side of the reservoir from Old Highway 30. Phone 208-436-3589 Activities BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from

Montour Wildlife/Recreation Management Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Between Emmett and Horseshoe Bend, access via State Rt. 52 above Black Canyon Reservoir. Phone 208- 383-2200 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Gem County Chamber of Commerce Idaho Fish & Game Through a management agreement with Reclamation, the Idaho Department of Fish and Game manages this complex of wetlands and ponds covering 1.7 square miles (1105 acres) located above Black Canyon Reservoir. Camping, hiking, hunting, and fishing are the major recreation activities for this area, located northeast of Emmett in southwest Idaho. Fishing opportunities also exist in the adjacent Payette River. The Montour Campground is open seasonally and does not accept reservations. For camping information, call 208-365-2682. Nesting season

Morgan Bar Recreation Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located about 7 miles north of Salmon, Idaho. Take Highway 93 north from Salmon, Idaho. Turn left at the Lemhi County Fairgrounds and follow the signs about 1Ð… miles down the river (north). The site is on the right on the Salmon River. Phone 208-756-5400 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING, ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter The BLM Morgan Bar Recreation Site is a medium-sized campground with group facilities and a boat ramp. It has a $5/night use fee. The site is adjacent to the Salmon river with a magnificent eastern view of the Beaverhead Mountains. The site was formally homesteaded

Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located 15 miles south of Boise. Phone 208-384-3300 Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas This 485,000-acre area, located along 81 miles of the Snake River, is home to the densest population of nesting birds of prey in North America and perhaps the world. Approximately 800 pairs of hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls nest in the lava cliffs and surrounding desert plateau. The area can best be seen by driving a 56-mile loop. Visitors can also see raptors by taking a raft or canoe trip through the area in the spring. Boating and fishing are popular activities spring through fall, on the Snake River and at

Murtaugh Boating Access, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Approximately 5 miles north of Murtaugh, Idaho on Murtaugh Road. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities BOATING, HIKING, PICNICKING, PADDLING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube The put-in for the Murtaugh reach of the Snake River. This reach offers class V whitewater opportunities when flows are sufficient.

Nez Perce National Historical Park, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Driving south bound on U.S. Highway 95 you will find the Visitor Center 10 miles from Lewiston, ID. Roughly one mile after crossing the Clearwater River you will find the park entrance on your left. When driving north on U.S. Highway 95 the Visitor Center will be 3 miles north of Lapwai, ID. The park entrance will be on your right. Phone (208) 843-7009 Activities HISTORIC & CULTURAL SITE, CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Nez Perce National Historical Park Official Website Nez Perce National Historical Park Map For thousands of years the valleys, prairies, mountains, and plateaus of the inland northwest have been home to the nimí·pu· (Nez Perce) people. Extremely resilient,

Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, VISITOR CENTER, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds OHARA WILDERNESS GATEWAY WALDE LOOKOUT CABIN LOOKOUT BUTTE LOOKOUT ADAMS RANGER STATION KELLY FORKS CABIN LIZ CREEK CABIN FISH CREEK PAVILION CASTLE BUTTE LOOKOUT JOHNSON BAR GROUP SITE WALKER CABIN COLD SPRINGS PEAK CABIN ELK CREEK CAMPGROUND (CLEARWATER NF) BALD MOUNTAIN LOOKOUT Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Flint Creek Trailhead McAllister Picnic Area Sourdough Saddle Trailhead Whitewater Boating Site Dry Saddle Trailhead Heavens Gate Overlook Fenn Pond Kelly Creek Junction Mountain Trailhead Weitas Butte Lookout Isabella Landing Trailhead Isabella Point Trailhead Clark Mountain/Orogrande Trailhead Smith Ridge Trailhead Elk Creek Falls Trailhead and Picnic Area Giant Cedar Grove

North Menan Butte Trail, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Idaho Falls, travel north on Highway 20. Turn left on Menan-Lorenzo Highway just before Highway 20 crosses the South Fork of the Snake River. Drive west on Menan-Lorenzo Highway for 5.9 miles, and then turn north on 3600 East. After 2.2 miles you will cross over the Snake River and the road becomes Twin Butte Road. Continue north on Twin Butte Road to trailhead. Phone 208-524-7500 Activities HIKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube The twin Menan Buttes are two of the world™s largest tuff cones – volcanoes that form when basaltic magma boils up through ground water. These extinct volcanoes were formed by

Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The Byway is located in Owyhee County, Idaho, and Malheur County, Oregon. It can be reached from the west through Jordan Valley, Oregon and from the east via State Highway 78 near Grand View, Idaho. A roundtrip from Boise is approximately 250 miles and takes a full day. The Byway makes for a great overnight camping trip if you have the time. Phone 208-896-5912 Activities AUTO TOURING, BOATING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas The 103-mile Owyhee Uplands Back Country Byway offers high desert scenery at its finest. From expanses of sagebrush and grasslands to sheer, red-walled river canyons, the Byway provides an opportunity to visit a vast, little-known, and unchanged corner of

Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production area is just east of the village of Oxford. Turn off Route 91 about 2 miles north of the village of Swan Lake onto Road D1, continue south until the village of Oxford. Go into Oxford and take the small bypass road on the east side of town. Turn east just north of town, onto a gravel road that skirts the north edge of the waterfowl production area. About three-quarters of a mile east of this intersection, the access road turns toward the marsh. There is a small parking lot. This road may not be obvious or may be overgrown with vegetation. It is not advisable to try this road during wet weather or when the frost is leaving the ground in spring. Phone 208-847-1757 Activities BOATING, HUNTING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking

Payette River, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Boise take State Highway 55 north past Horseshoe Bend. The Highway follows the Payette River. The South Fork Payette joins the North Fork Payette at Banks, Idaho. Phone (208) 384-3300 Activities BOATING, FISHING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Official Web Site The Payette River provides white-water opportunities for boaters of all experience levels. The Main Payette offers the beginner a chance to hone their skills on Class I to III rapids. The Cabarton Section of the North Fork (Class II to IV) and the Staircase Section of the South Fork (Class III to IV) allow the intermediate boater to improve their skills. The Canyon Section of the South Fork is for Class IV

Reservoir A, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: Located southeast of Lewiston off County Rd. P2. Phone 208-799-5010 Activities BOATING, FISHING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Reservoir A is formed by Resevoir A Dam which is part of the Lewiston Orchards Project. Recreation on this 146-acre impoundment with 3-miles of shoreline is administered by the Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District. Facilities limited to day use. Available species include rainbow trout, crappie, and largemouth bass. Season open year-round.

Ririe Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Site is located 20 miles east of Idaho Falls off U.S. 26. Phone 208-538-7285 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Ririe Reservoir is formed by Ririe Dam which is a major feature on the Ririe Project . Ririe Reservoir is administered by the Bonneville County Parks & Recreation Department. Access to this 1,500-acre reservoir with 32 miles of shoreline is fair to good. Fishing season runs from late May through November. Available species include rainbow, brown, and cutthroat trout. Reservoir acre feet and total reservoir capacity and cubic feet/second release rates for rivers below Upper Snake River Basin reservoirs and select river locations are updated daily and

Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions 8 miles from Rogerson, Idaho – from Twin Falls take Highway 30 west 6 miles to the junction with Highway 93. Travel 30 miles south to Rogerson, then turn west on Three Creek Road. Salmon Falls Dam is about 8 miles down the road. Phone 208-677-6600 Activities BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas The Salmon Falls Dam was built in 1910 to provide irrigation water for farms but now is an important recreation site. The BLM operates Lud Drexler Park just above the dam.Anglers will find their prayers answered here, with plenty of brown trout, chinook and kokanee salmon, yellow perch, black crappie, channel catfish, small

Salmon-Challis National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds BOUNDARY CREEK CAMPGROUND BONANZA CCC GROUP CAMPGROUND CAPE HORN WINTER RENTAL YELLOWJACKET GUARD STATION TWIN CREEK CAMPGROUND GROUP CAMPING SITE COPPER BASIN GUARD STATION MEADOW LAKE CAMPGROUND Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Challis-Yankee Fork Ranger District Eightmile Camping Area Big Bayhorse Day Use Site Squaw Creek Trailhead Westward Overlook – Lemhi Pass CDT Access Squib Trailhead Reynolds Trailhead Eleven Mile Trailhead Mt. Borah Trailhead and Camping Area Little West Fork Morgan Creek Trailhead Morgan Summit Trailhead Buster Lake Trailhead West Fork Upper Pahsimeroi Trailhead Twin Peaks Transfer Camp Rapid River Trailhead Phillips Creek Transfer Camp Trailhead Everett Decora Trailhead

Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities AUTO TOURING, BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds ALTURAS LAKE PICNIC AREA (ID) CHEMEKETAN CAMPGROUND EASLEY CAMPGROUND ELK CREEK CAMPGROUND (SAWTOOTH NF) GLACIER VIEW CAMPGROUND NORTH SHORE PICNIC AREA POINT CAMPGROUND SHEEP TRAIL CAMPGROUND TRAP CREEK CAMPGROUND WOOD RIVER GROUP OVERNIGHT AREA (TENT ONLY) BAUMGARTNER CAMPGROUND OUTLET CAMPGROUND REDFISH CABIN STANLEY LAKE CAMPGROUND ALTURAS LAKE INLET SUNNY GULCH CAMPGROUND LOWER PENSTEMON THOMPSON FLAT NORTH FORK (ID) LAKE CLEVELAND – EAST SIDE Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Fisher Creek Trailhead Champion Creek Trailhead Champion Creek Cutoff Trailhead Bowery Trailhead Grand Prize Trailhead Twin Creek Trailhead Gladiator Trailhead Prairie Creek Trailhead Sawtooth Wilderness Hunter Creek Transfer Camp Harrington Fork Picnic Area

Silver Creek (North and South), Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Off Highway 93 about 5 miles south of Carey, 16 miles northeast of Richfield, and 34 miles northeast of Shoshone. A BLM sign on Highway 93 marks the turn. The recreation sites are about one mile from the intersection. Long camp trailers or RVs not recommended, limited turn around options. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities CAMPING, FISHING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Twitter Two adjacent sites on Silver Creek near Highway 93, downstream of the Nature Conservancy™s Silver Creek Preserve. Silver Creek offers good trout fishing, picnicking and camping. Long camp trailers or RVs not recommended, limited turn around options.

Snake River Vista Recreation Site, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Located approximately 3 miles southwest of American Falls on the North Side of the Snake River. Phone 208-677-6600 Activities CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, WATER SPORTS, WILDLIFE VIEWING, PHOTOGRAPHY Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas BLM Idaho Twitter Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho YouTube Camping, fishing for trout and boating are the favorite activities along the Snake River from this semi-developed recreation site.

Soldiers Meadow Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions Directions: Located 20-miles southeast of Lewiston off County Rd. P2. Phone 208-746-8235 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Soldiers Meadow Reservoir is formed by Soldiers Meadow Dam which is part of the Resevoir A Dam which is part of the Lewiston Orchards Project. Recreation on this 124-acre reservoir with 4-miles of shoreline is administered by the Lewiston Orchards Irrigation District. Available species include rainbow trout and kokanee. Season open year-round. Site offers rest rooms, boat ramp, campground, and swimming.

South Fork Owyhee River, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions From Elko, travel 27 miles north on State Highway 225. Turn west onto State Highway 226 for 40 miles until the pavement ends. Then follow County Rd 728 for 16 miles to the Petan Ranch. Phone 775-753-0200 Activities BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas The South Fork Owyhee River flows north through the Owyhee desert, joining the river’s East Fork in southwestern Idaho. River-running in rafts and kayaks through the steep-walled canyon is the most popular recreational activity from late March through early June.

Sun Peak Picnic Area and Trailhead, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions About three miles north of Ketchum, adjacent to Highway 75. Phone 208-732-7200 Activities BIKING, FISHING, HIKING, PICNICKING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Twitter BLM Idaho Facebook Page This wonderful developed picnic area is just north of Ketchum between Hwy 75 and the Big Wood River. The Wood River Trail, a paved non-motorized trail, passes through the picnic area.

Thief Valley Dam and Reservoir, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions North on Interstate 84 from Baker City about 17 miles to state route 237. Phone 208-378-5312 Activities BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HUNTING, PICNICKING, WATER SPORTS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Thief Valley Dam and Reservoir are on the Powder River 16 miles north of Baker, Oregon. Most of the 909 acres of the Thief Valley Reservoir area are inundated, with 740 acres of water surface providing about 10 miles of shoreline. A portion of the reservoir area has been set aside for recreational use. Camping, picnicking, and boat launching and mooring facilities have been constructed. Union County administers this site for Reclamation. The reservoir has developed a reputation for excellent fishing for trout, largemouth bass, and black crappie

Wallowa Whitman National Forest, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Activities BIKING, BOATING, CAMPING, FISHING, HIKING, HORSEBACK RIDING, HUNTING, OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, PICNICKING, WINTER SPORTS, RECREATIONAL VEHICLES, WILDLIFE VIEWING, FIRE LOOKOUTS/CABINS OVERNIGHT, SWIMMING, HORSE CAMPING Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds UNION CREEK CAMPGROUND Anthony Lake MUD LAKE CAMPGROUND PEAVY CABIN ANTLERS GUARD STATION CABIN ANTHONY LAKE GUARD STATION TWO COLOR GUARD STATION Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Bear Wallow Trailhead Bowman-Francis Lake Trailhead Cougar Ridge Trailhead Hurricane Creek Trailhead Wallowa Mtns/Eagle Cap Area Hells Canyon National Recreation Area – Idaho Hells Canyon – Oregon/Wallowa Valley Blue Mtns North/Grande Ronde River Basin Area Southern Elkhorn Mtn/Powder River Basin Area Warnock Corrals Trailhead Windy Saddle Horse Camp Kirkwood Ranch Pittsburg Landing Boat Launch Buck Creek NRA Trailhead Dug Bar Trailhead and Boat Launch Hat Point Overlook and Day Use Area Indian

Weiser Dunes, Idaho Camping & Hiking

Directions The dunes are located about 13 miles west of Weiser, Idaho. From Weiser head west of town on Olds Ferry Road. This road starts as a paved county road and switches to a gravel road about 5 miles west of town. The dunes are located on Olds Ferry Road 8 miles past the end of the pavement. Weiser is located about 75 miles northwest of Boise, Idaho and approximately 20 miles north of Ontario, Oregon, along Idaho State Highway 95. Phone 208-384-3300 Activities OFF HIGHWAY VEHICLE, OFF ROAD VEHICLE TRAILS Camping Reservations Reserve your campsite at these camping areas: Idaho Campgrounds Hiking Trails Looking for nice hiking areas to take a hike? Choose from these scenic hiking trails: Idaho Hiking Trails Related Link(s) More Idaho Recreation Areas Idaho Recreation Sites BLM Idaho YouTube BLM Idaho Facebook Page BLM Idaho Twitter Weiser Dunes is an OHV riding area located adjacent