ALTURAS LAKE INLET, ID

Alturas Lake Inlet Campground is located on the shores of scenic Alturas Lake at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range.Alturas Creek runs through the campground, where summer wildflowers are plentiful and a mixed-growth conifer forest provides partial shade. Temperatures are cool...
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Know Before You Go
  • Idaho Off-road Vehicle Safety Message
  • Bring confirmation letter with you to verify your reservation
  • There are no electricity, water or sewer hookups at this campground
  • No pets allowed at beach area
  • No jet skiing permitted on the lake
  • The camp fee includes one vehicle for a single site and two vehicles for a double site. A fee will be charged at the campground for extra vehicles over these limits
  • Beach access not included in site fees
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Click here for more info about the Sawtooth National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40 Pull-Through
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 16 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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ALTURAS LAKE INLET STANDARD NONELECTRIC 8 40
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Overview

Overview

Alturas Lake Inlet Campground is located on the shores of scenic Alturas Lake at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range.

Natural Features:

Alturas Creek runs through the campground, where summer wildflowers are plentiful and a mixed-growth conifer forest provides partial shade. Temperatures are cool, with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

Recreation:

This site is part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Alturas Lake offers excellent boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing for bull trout and Kokanee salmon.

The 10-mile round trip Alpine Meadows Trail begins nearby, with spectacular canyon, meadow and alpine lake views. The trail is also a popular area for bird watching.

Facilities:

This campground contains several family campsites, some of which have lake or creek views. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

A day-use site is adjacent to the campground with a designated swim beach. Smokey Bear Boat Ramp is less than 1/4-mile away.

Nearby Attractions:

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area offers a myriad of excellent hiking and biking opportunities, and an estimated 750 miles of trails crisscross the valley and surrounding mountains.

Perkins Lake is less than 2 miles away, with excellent fishing and canoeing. Pettit and Yellowbelly Lakes are nearby, with more fishing, canoeing and hiking. The Salmon River offers fishing for rainbow trout, Westslope cutthroat trout and occasional hybrid cutbows and bull trout.

Popular area events include an Arts and Crafts Fair in July, and Wagon Days, Salmon Festival, Quilt Fair and Fireman's Ball in September.

Booking Window
Sat Oct 04 2014 - Tue Mar 31 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri Jun 05 2015 Sun Sep 06 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Beach Access
  • Biking
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Parking Area
  • Scuba Diving
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water Skiing
Within 10 Miles
  • Boat Ramp
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
Fees and Cancellation Policies

Fees and Cancellation

Fee Information
Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $9.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Payment Methods Accepted On-line:
Visa Mastercard Amex Discover UnionPay JCB

Changes and Cancellations
A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy


Facility Rates*
Park Season Site Type Nightly/Daily Rates
Peak Season
Jun 05 2015 -
Sep 06 2015
STANDARD NONELECTRIC $14.81-$29.63
MANAGEMENT $14.81

*Displayed rates do not reflect discounts, attribute fees (electrical hook-ups / water hook-ups), taxes or incremental charges
**Weekly rates may not be available for all sites
Getting There
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.9, -114.88306
43°54'0"N, 114°52'59"W

From Highway 75, turn onto Forest Road 205/Alturas Lake Road. Travel approximately 3 miles to the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

ALTURAS LAKE INLET
SAWTOOTH NRA
STANLEY  ID  83340

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)774-3000