TRAP CREEK CAMPGROUND, ID

Trap Creek Campground is located in a beautiful valley at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range in central Idaho.Summer wildflowers are plentiful and a mixed stand of pines provides partial shade. Trap Creek flows nearby. The campground sits at an elevation of 6,670 feet, and temperatures...
Status: Open through Mon Sep 01 2014   Season Dates

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TRAP GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC 40 30 Back-In
Electric Hookup - no Full Hookup - no
Pets Allowed - no Near Water - no
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Overview

Overview

Trap Creek Campground is located in a beautiful valley at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range in central Idaho.

Natural Features:

Summer wildflowers are plentiful and a mixed stand of pines provides partial shade. Trap Creek flows nearby. The campground sits at an elevation of 6,670 feet, and temperatures are cool, with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

Recreation:

Trap Creek is situated in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. A myriad of excellent hiking and biking opportunities are available, with an estimated 750 miles of trails crisscrossing the valley and surrounding mountains, including the Idaho Centennial Trail, which passes through the site.

Expansive and scenic Elk Meadow is near the campground, providing a great location for bird and wildlife watching.

Facilities:

This small campground offers one group site that consists of three smaller sites. If the group site is not reserved, the individual sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis.

Vault toilets are provided. The road to the site and the parking spur within are paved.

Nearby Attractions:

Numerous sparkling lakes and streams, including the Salmon River, dot the area, making for great rainbow and native Westslope cutthroat trout fishing. Stanley and Redfish Lakes are nearby, offering great boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.

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
Mon Aug 04 2014 - Fri Jul 31 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 23 2014 Mon Sep 01 2014
Services and Amenities
Within Facility
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Firewood
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Area
  • Trails
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
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 23 2014 -
Sep 01 2014
GROUP STANDARD NONELECTRIC $46.29

*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):
44.31639, -115.08806
44°18'59"N, 115°5'17"W

From Stanley, Idaho, take State Highway 21 west 12 miles. Take Forest Road 540 to Trap Creek Campground, located adjacent to State Highway 21.
Contact Information

Mailing Address:

TRAP CREEK CAMPGROUND
SAWTOOTH,STANLEY
  ID  83278

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)774-3000
(208)774-2453