SWINGING BRIDGE, ID

Swinging Bridge Campground is located 10 miles north of Banks, Idaho just off Highway 55 at an elevation of 4,000 feet. The North Fork Payette River flows next to the highway, where whitewater rafting and kayaking are popular activities.The campground is situated is a scenic canyon...
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  • Idaho OHV Safety Message
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • A fee of $5/day will be collected for extra vehicles at the campground
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Overview

Overview

Swinging Bridge Campground is located 10 miles north of Banks, Idaho just off Highway 55 at an elevation of 4,000 feet.

The North Fork Payette River flows next to the highway, where whitewater rafting and kayaking are popular activities.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated is a scenic canyon just above Highway 55. The mountains are forested with a mix of Ponderosa and lodgepole pines and shade is plentiful within most of the campground. Summer days are warm, reaching 80-90 degrees; nights are cooler.

Recreation:

The North Fork Payette River is a very popular location for whitewater rafting and kayaking. The Payette Whitewater Roundup is held annually in July along different sections of the river.

Anglers will find good to excellent fishing for whitefish and rainbow trout.

Facilities:

The campground contains single-family sites, each with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved. Because of its proximity to the highway, some noise from passing traffic is to be expected.

Booking Window
Mon Sep 22 2014 - Tue Mar 17 2015

Reservations must be made 5 Days(s) ahead of arrival and can be made up to 6 Month(s) in advance.

Season Dates

Season Schedule

Park Season Start End
Walk In Fri May 15 2015 Thu May 21 2015
Peak Fri May 22 2015 Mon Sep 07 2015
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Fishing
  • Kayaking
  • Paved Parking Spurs
  • Paved Roads
  • Rafting
  • Tables
  • Vault Toilets
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
Walk In Season
May 15 2015 -
May 21 2015
RV NONELECTRIC N/A
Peak Season
May 22 2015 -
Sep 07 2015
RV NONELECTRIC $13.89

*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):
44.17156, -116.12096
44°10'18"N, 116°7'15"W

From Horseshoe Bend, ID, take State Rt. 55 north for 21.5 miles to the campground sign. Turn right after the sign into the campground.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

SWINGING BRIDGE
BOISE
  ID 

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)365-7004