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CAMPGROUND NAME: Big Flat

VISIT DATE: 09/15/2001

UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013

STATE: Idaho

REGION: Intermountain

RANGER DISTRICT: Council

NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Cambridge

RESERVATIONS: No

DIRECTIONS:
From Cambridge, ID, take US Rt. 95 north 10.3 miles to Indian
Valley/W Indian Valley Rd/Big Flat campground signs.  Turn right
onto W Indian Valley Rd. and go 5.4 miles to a "Y" intersection
(campground sign and Forest Rt. 206).  Bear left onto Rt. 206 and
go 1.6 miles to another "Y" intersection (Little Weiser River
Rd.).  Bear left onto Little Weiser River Rd. and go 11.8 miles
to campground sign.  Turn right into campground.

NOTE: Forest Rt. 206 becomes gravel in 0.1 miles and is mostly
single-lane with some turnouts.

GENERAL COMMENTS:
The elevation is 4,080 ft.

The campground, adjacent to Little Weiser River, is a single loop
in a heavy understory and middlestory of grass and deciduous
vegetation.  The overstory is heavy in Ponderosa pine and Douglas
fir.  Some camp sites are next to the river and privacy is
excellent.  The campground is pack it in, pack it out.  There are
gas and limited groceries at the intersection of W Indian Valley
Rd. and US Rt. 95.

SEASONS
Open Seasonal: Yes
Open All Year: No

Seasonal Comment:
Open May 20 through October 15.

RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED
Rate: $10 per day
Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14

CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION
No. RV Sites: 0
No. Tent Sites: 0
No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 13
   
   Total Sites: 13

Tent Pads: Yes
Open Sites: No
Wooded Sites: Yes

No. Tables on Sites: 13
No. Grilles on Sites: 13
Equestrian Camping:  No

RV INFORMATION
Hookups: None
No. RV Pull Throughs: 0
Waste Station: No
Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 45'

Comments:
The parking aprons are gravel. An RV waste station with no potable 
water is located in Cambridge, ID at the Washington County Fairgrounds
- follow signs.  Fee is a donation.

FACILITIES
Vaults: Yes
Flush Toilets: No
Hot Showers: No
Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes

Public Phone: No
Playground: No
No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1

Comments:
The water spigots is a handpump.

WATER SPORTS - None

HIKING - No

FISHING   
Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Brownlee VISIT DATE: 09/15/2001 UPDATE DATE: 2/25/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Council NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Cambridge RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Cambridge, ID, at intersection of US Rt. 95 and State Rt. 71, take Rt. 71 west 16.7 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign onto a gravel and dirt road and go 1.2 miles to campground. NOTE: Last 1.2 miles is single-lane with few turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,580 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, stretches along the East Fork of Brownlee Creek. Most camp sites are adjacent to the creek. The understory and middlestory are heavy with grass and deciduous vegetation, especially maple trees. The overstory is comprised of very large Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir. Privacy between camp sites is excellent. Visit the historic sites that are marked along the last 1.2 miles to the campground. One is an old structure for holding crude oil used for operating the smelt for mining. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 15 through October 15. Potable water available starting with the Memorial Day weekend. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 2 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 9 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 3 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. An RV waste station with no potable water is located in Cambridge, ID at the Washington County Fairgrounds - follow signs. Fee is a donation. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No Comments: The East Fork Brownlee Trail is 1 mile north of the campground (foot and horse). FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Buckhorn Bar VISIT DATE: 09/05/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Krassel NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Cascade RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Cascade, ID, at the intersection of State Rt. 55 and Warm Lake Rd., take Warm Lake Rd. east 24.3 miles to Yellow Pine sign. Turn left after the sign onto a paved, single-lane road (with turnouts) and go 24.4 miles to campground sign. The entrance to first loop is 0.1 miles beyond sign. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,400 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is comprised of three non-contiguous loops on both sides of the access road. The first loop is unnamed and can accommodate both RVs and tents. The access road separates it from the South Fork of Salmon River. The next loop, River Loop, is tent only and is large enough for a small group. The last loop, named Tepee Loop, is also tent only. Both Tepee and River Loops are right at the river's edge. Ponderosa pine is the dominant tree which combined with a variety of conifers and deciduous trees, provide ample shade. The separation between each loop is about 0.1 miles. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 4 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 6 Total Sites: 10 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 4 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: One accessible wheelchair friendly vault is found in the unnamed loop. Although there is a wheelchair friendly vault in each of the other two loops, neither is accessible. No water is available from October 1 to Memorial Day weekend. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING Chinook salmon and Steelhead trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cabin Creek VISIT DATE: 09/05/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Council NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Council RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Council, ID, take US Rt. 95 south 4.4 miles to Middle Fork Rd. (mile post 130). Turn left onto Middle Fork Rd. (gravel) and go 11.2 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and left again into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,500 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is a single tear-drop shaped loop through a dense stand of mixed conifers. Several camp sites are so well shaded there is no understory, while other sites, due to the middlestory, are jungle-like in appearance. Privacy between camp sites is very good. This is a very quiet, tranquil campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 15 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 37' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. Because of the interior road's tear-drop shape, RVrs may have difficulty making a second pass. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Cold Springs VISIT DATE: 09/05/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: New Meadows NEAREST CITY/TOWN: New Meadows RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From New Meadows, ID, take US Rt. 95 south 7.9 miles to Lost Valley Reservoir Rd. (next to Pineridge Tavern Cafe). Turn right onto Lost Valley Reservoir Rd. and go 2.6 miles to an intersection (Forest Rt. 89). Continue straight onto Rt. 89 and go 0.7 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,100 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is configured as one large loop through a stand of mixed conifers which include Lodgepole pine and Douglas fir. The camp sites are widely spaced providing good privacy. Grass and low-growing shrubs make up the campground's understory. Horseshoe pits are available for the camper's enjoyment. Visit the Pineridge Tavern Cafe for gas and snacks. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through Labor Day - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 28 Total Sites: 29 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 29 No. Grilles on Sites: 29 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: Yes Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 50' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: The 200-acre Lost Valley Reservoir is 1 mile from the campground. There, one can enjoy fishing and boating opportunities. HIKING - No FISHING - No Comments: See Water Sports comments.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Evergreen VISIT DATE: 09/05/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Council NEAREST CITY/TOWN: New Meadows RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From New Meadows, ID, take US Rt. 95 south 11.6 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,160 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, stretches along the Weiser River next to U.S. Rt. 95. The open middlestory provides fair privacy and Douglas fir and spruce give camp sites ample shade. The campground is convenient for overnight stops or longer. Traffic noise from Rt. 95 is distracting. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open May 20 through October 15 RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 3 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 8 Total Sites: 11 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 11 No. Grilles on Sites: 11 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots is a handpump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - Yes Weiser River Trail (foot, horse, mountain bike) - 84 miles FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Grouse VISIT DATE: 02/20/2008 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: New Meadows NEAREST CITY/TOWN: McCall RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From McCall, ID, take State Rt. 55 west 2.4 miles to Brundage Mtn Ski Area sign (Goose Lake Rd.). Turn right at sign onto Goose Lake Rd. and go 6.8 miles to a "Y" intersection (Hazard Lake sign/Forest Rt. 257/Goose Lake Rd.). Bear left at sign onto Rt. 257 and go 4.1 miles to campground on left. NOTE: Goose Lake Rd. turns to gravel in 3.9 miles. Forest Rt. 257 is gravel, likely washboard and mostly single-lane. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 6,500 ft. NOTE: This campground was upgraded from 6 sites to 21 sites after the authors completed their research of the Forest. All information is provided by the McCall Ranger District Office. The campground, located within walking distance of Goose Lake, is comprised of two sections, not named but considerd upper and lower. The lower section is closest to lake and has the fewest campsites. The overstory is comprised of Lodgepole pine and Engleman spruce trees. The understory is mainly shrubs and meadow-like grasses with some marshy areas. Privacy between campsites is fair to good. A few campsites have views of the lake but are filtered by the trees. There are scenic views of the nearby mountains and peaks. Consider a day trip to Granite Mountain Lookout. The trailhead is a couple miles up the road from the campground. The trail length is about 2 miles and is considered a very rewarding hike. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through September 30 - weather depentent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 14 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 21 Total Sites: 21 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 21 No. Grilles on Sites: 21 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Potable Water at Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. An RV waste station is available in New Meadows, ID and at the Forest Service Cold Springs campground. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are handpumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Goose Lake is about 80 acres and is a no-wake lake. HIKING Six-Mile Trail (foot and horse) - 8 to 10 miles. Parking for horse trailers is available. FISHING Rainbow and Brook trout (stocked)

CAMPGROUND NAME: Hazard Lake VISIT DATE: 08/31/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: New Meadows NEAREST CITY/TOWN: McCall RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From McCall, ID, take State Rt. 55 west 2.4 miles to Brundage Mtn Ski Area sign (Goose Lake Rd.). Turn right at sign onto Goose Lake Rd. and go 6.8 miles to a "Y" intersection (Hazard Lake sign/Forest Rt. 257). Bear left at sign onto Rt. 257 and go 15.4 miles to Day Use sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: Goose Lake Rd. turns to gravel in 3.9 miles. Forest Rt. 257 is gravel and mostly single-lane. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 7,040 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is composed of two loops on the west bank of Hazard Lake. Lodgepole pine and Englemann spruce provide shade to most camp sites. Most of the camp sites have a pleasant view of the lake and some are adjacent to it. The far shore of the campground was devastated by fire. This is a tranquil campground far from the crowds. There are numerous lakes to explore nearby. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 13' X 40' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: No Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Hazard Lake is 125 acres. HIKING Upper Hazard Lake #169 (foot, horse & mountain bike) - 5 miles FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Kennally Creek VISIT DATE: 09/04/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: McCall NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Donnelly RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From Donnelly, ID, take State Rt. 55 north 2.7 miles to Paddy Flat Rd. Turn right onto Paddy Flat Rd. and go 1.4 miles to an intersection. Continue straight, staying on Paddy Flat Rd. (gravel), and go 3.9 miles to a "Y" intersection. Bear left, following Kennally Creek campground sign, and go 10.1 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,800 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is a single, small loop in a dense stand of conifers next to Kennally Creek - spruce and Western larch are the dominant trees. A couple camp sites are adjacent to the creek, but most are tucked in among trees away from it. There is a horse loading ramp and hitching rails at two camp sites near the campground's entrance. This is a pretty, woodsy campground with a semi-wilderness feel. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through September 30 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: Yes RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 14' X 36' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt and irregularly shaped. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING East Fork Kennally Trail #99 (foot, horse, mountain bike, and dirt bike) - 1 mile Leads to a network of trails FISHING Rainbow trout

CAMPGROUND NAME: Last Chance VISIT DATE: 08/31/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: New Meadows NEAREST CITY/TOWN: McCall RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: From McCall, ID, take State Rt. 55 west 4.9 miles to Last Chance sign (Forest Rt. 453). Turn right onto Rt. 453 (dirt) and go 2.2 miles to campground on right. NOTE: Forest Rt. 453 is a narrow, rough mountain road with few turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,900 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, stretches along Goose Creek through a delightfully dense stand of mixed conifers comprised of towering Ponderosa pine, Douglas fir and Englemann spruce. These huge trees protect a lacy middlestory of younger trees and plants. The campground has three well separated loops connected by spurs. The smallest loop has two camp sites in dense woods. Another loop is at the end of the campground and is next to Goose Creek trail head. This loop has the shortest parking aprons. The third loop is next to the Group Area which features a large communal campfire area. The camp sites in this loop are not as well shaded but do have the largest parking aprons. Privacy is good throughout the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day through September 30 - weather dependent. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 23 Total Sites: 23 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 23 No. Grilles on Sites: 18 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 11' X 45' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel with a paved interior road. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Mann Creek VISIT DATE: 09/15/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Weiser NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Weiser RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Weiser, ID, take US Rt. 95 north 11.1 miles to Mann Creek Rd sign (Upper Manns Creek Rd). Turn left onto Upper Manns Creek Rd. and go 2.9 miles to campground sign. Turn left at sign and go 0.2 miles to campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 3,300 ft. NOTE: The campground is "owned" by the Bureau of Reclamation and administered by the Payette National Forest. The campground has one with few trees and limited shade from some delightful deciduous trees and Ponderosa pines. A few sites have ramadas providing additional shade. The manicured grass understory give the campground a park-like appearance. There is a panoramic view of the surrounding grass-covered hillsides. Privacy between camp sites is minimal. Although there is no direction access to the Mann Creek Reservoir, this campground is popular with power boat and jet ski users and anglers (Large and Smallmouth bass, Rainbow trout and crappie are in Mann Creek Reservoir). In the Spring, nearby Mann Creek has good fishing. NOTE: A word of caution: Snakes, including rattlesnakes, do occasionally visit the campground. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open mid-April through end of October RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day -double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 12 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 12 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 12 No. Grilles on Sites: 12 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 1 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 10' X 46' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel and most are the same size. An RV waste station is located in Weiser, ID at the Cenex gas station on US Rt. 95 - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 1 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigot is a hand pump. WATER SPORTS - None Comments: The campground is convenient to Mann Creek Reservoir, about 0.8 miles to boat ramp. The level will drop significantly as the camping season progresses. HIKING - No FISHING - No

CAMPGROUND NAME: Ponderosa VISIT DATE: 09/15/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Krassel NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Cascade RESERVATIONS: No DIRECTIONS: In Cascade, ID, at the intersection of State Rt. 55 and Warm Lake Rd., take Warm Lake Rd. east 24.3 miles to Yellow Pine sign. Turn left after sign onto a paved, single-lane road (with turnouts) and go 28.9 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 4,500 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is a single loop on the banks of Secesh River among Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir. The campground is rocky making pitching a tent at some camp sites a challenge. Some camp sites are adjacent to the river which can be heard throughout the campground. This is a very quiet, secluded campground. Sites away from the river have good privacy. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 10 Total Sites: 14 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 10 No. Grilles on Sites: 10 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 38' Comments: The parking aprons are dirt. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: No Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: No water available October 1 through 4th week in May. WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Secesh River Trail #80 (foot, horse, dirt bike) - 15 miles FISHING Bull and Steelhead trout and Chinook salmon

CAMPGROUND NAME: Spring Creek VISIT DATE: 09/15/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: Weiser NEAREST CITY/TOWN: Weiser RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: From Weiser, ID, take US Rt. 95 north 11.1 miles to Mann Creek Rd sign (Upper Manns Creek Rd). Turn left onto Upper Manns Creek Rd. and go 11 miles to a "Y" intersection (Forest Rt. 009). Bear right onto Rt. 009 and go 2.8 miles to an intersection. Continue straight for 1.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right at sign into campground. NOTE: Upper Mann Creek Rd. becomes gravel in 2.9 miles. The last 1.5 miles are intermittently single-lane with ample turnouts. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,300 ft. The campground, adjacent to the seasonal Spring Creek, is a single loop in a heavy mixture of Grand fir, Ponderosa pine, and Douglas fir. The camp sites are well shaded but privacy between them is fair. The campground is pack it in, pack it out. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: Yes Seasonal Comment: Services provided May 20 through October 15. RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 10 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 1 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 12 Total Sites: 13 Tent Pads: Yes Open Sites: No Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 13 No. Grilles on Sites: 13 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 0 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 12' X 45' Comments: Most of the parking aprons are gravel but a few are paved. Tear-drop shape of loop makes a second pass for RVs difficult without exiting the campground. An RV waste station is located in Weiser, ID at the Cenex gas station on US Rt. 95 - no fee. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 3 No. Threaded: 2 WATER SPORTS - None HIKING Sleeping Spring Interpretive Trail (foot) - 1.5 miles FISHING - No Comments: Mann Creek is nearby for some Rainbow trout fishing.

CAMPGROUND NAME: Upper Payette Lake VISIT DATE: 08/31/2001 UPDATE DATE: 5/13/2013 STATE: Idaho REGION: Intermountain RANGER DISTRICT: McCall NEAREST CITY/TOWN: McCall RESERVATIONS: 1-877-444-6777 or make on-line reservation DIRECTIONS: In McCall, ID, at the intersection of State Rt. 55 (W. Lake Rd.) and Warren Wagon Rd., take Warren Wagon Rd. north 15.5 miles to campground sign (Forest Rt. 495). Bear left at sign onto Rt. 495 (gravel) and go 0.9 miles to campground on right. GENERAL COMMENTS: The elevation is 5,900 ft. The campground, pack it in, pack it out, is on the west bank of Upper Payette Lake. It is composed of two loops under a pleasant mixture of conifers, but mostly Englemann spruce. Many of the camp sites are adjacent to the lake and others are found along Camp Creek. The view across the lake is dominated by a 1984 burn area and provides an interesting contrast to the lush wooded area of the campground. Privacy between camp sites is poor to fair. Possible day trips from the campground are various activities offered in McCall (such as live theater and music festivals) and the Auto Tour to the historic Warren area. Check with the McCall Ranger District Office for a tape or CD about the Auto Tour. SEASONS Open Seasonal: Yes Open All Year: No Seasonal Comment: Open Memorial Day weekend through September 30 - weather dependent RATE AND MAXIMUM STAY PERMITTED Rate: $10 per day - single $15 per day - double Maximum Stay Permitted (days): 18 CAMPGROUND SITE CONFIGURATION No. RV Sites: 0 No. Tent Sites: 0 No. Combined Sites (Tent or RV): 19 Total Sites: 19 Tent Pads: No Open Sites: Yes Wooded Sites: Yes No. Tables on Sites: 19 No. Grilles on Sites: 19 Equestrian Camping: No RV INFORMATION Hookups: None No. RV Pull Throughs: 2 Waste Station: No Average Parking Apron Size: 15' X 49' Comments: The parking aprons are gravel. FACILITIES Vaults: Yes Flush Toilets: No Hot Showers: No Wheelchair Friendly Toilets: Yes Public Phone: No Playground: No No. Water Spigots (non-site): 2 No. Threaded: 0 Comments: The water spigots are hand pumps. WATER SPORTS Lake: Yes Swimming (provided): No Sailing: No Boat Ramp: Yes Boat Carry Down Access: Yes Power Boating: Yes Boating (no power): Yes Water Skiing: No Rafting (whitewater): No Kayaking (whitewater): No Comments: Upper Payette Lake is 125 acres and is a no-wake lake. HIKING Shoreline Path (foot - paved and wheelchair friendly) - 0.25 miles FISHING Rainbow trout




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