RATTLESNAKE, ID

Rattlesnake Campground is located 13 miles north of Crouch, Idaho along the Middle Fork Payette River at an elevation of 3,600 feet. The Middle Fork drainage offers excellent trail opportunities. Fishing and hunting are popular activities as well. The campground is situated...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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RATTLESNAKE GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC 100 Accessible 75 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Rattlesnake Campground is located 13 miles north of Crouch, Idaho along the Middle Fork Payette River at an elevation of 3,600 feet.

The Middle Fork drainage offers excellent trail opportunities. Fishing and hunting are popular activities as well.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated on the banks of the Middle Fork Payette River among Douglas fir and lodgepole pine trees, which offer partial shade. A few sites offer river views through the dense vegetation on the banks.

A variety of wildlife makes its home in the Middle Fork drainage, including deer, elk and red-tailed hawks.

Recreation:

The Middle Fork Payette River offers good to excellent fishing most of the year. Anglers cast for whitefish and rainbow trout.

Many trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback and ATV riding can be found in the area. The One Spoon Trail, Rattlesnake Trail and 465 ATV Trail are all in the vicinity of the campground.

In-season big game hunting for deer, elk and bear is a popular activity in the surrounding mountains.

Facilities:

The campground consists of nine single sites and one double site that make up one large, accessible group site, which can accommodate up to 100 people.

Picnic and utility tables, campfire rings and a picnic shelter are provided. Two accessible vault toilets are also provided. Ten parking spurs are available, each 50-75' in length.

Additional camping is available at nearby Hardscrabble and Trail Creek Campgrounds.

Booking Window
Sun Aug 03 2014 - Thu Jul 30 2015

Reservations must be made 4 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 12 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Peak Fri May 16 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Walk In Fri May 08 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Aug 31 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Hunting
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • River Access
  • Tables
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
May 16 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00
Walk In Season
May 08 2015 -
May 21 2015
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Aug 31 2015
GROUP STANDARD AREA NONELECTRIC $110.00

*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):
44.26593, -115.88002
44°15'57"N, 115°52'48"W

From Crouch, travel north on Forest Road 698 approximately 13 miles to the campground, which is located on the west side of the road.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

RATTLESNAKE
1805 HWY 16 RM 5
EMMETT  ID  83617

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)462-2865