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Cold Springs Campground

The Cold Springs Campground is a group campground.  It is reserved through

Concessionaires manage the campground. The concessionaire visits weekly from mid-May to Labor Day weekend.

Cold Springs Campground is one of 4 campgrounds that lie along State Highway 55, next to the North Fork of the Payette River.

This group campground has 5 individual units. Drinking water is supplied from a well with a hand pump. One vault toilet is located within the campground. Three of the units have paved parking and can accommodate small to meduim RVs up to a length of 25 feet. All units have tables, grills and fire pits. Vacationers traveling through Idaho use this campground heavily.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Cold Springs Campground is a group campground.  It is reserved through
Operational Hours: When the campground is reserved, the gate will be open.  If there is no reservation, the gate will remain closed.
Reservations: Opens May 23, 2014.
Rentals & Guides: Click here to download a "Print to Go" guide for Cold Springs Campground.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees The group campground can be rented for $50.00 per night at  Maximum number of guests is 50.
Permit Info:   Group Campground - 5 sites.
Open Season: May 23 - August 31
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Emmett
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


Cold Springs Campground is located in Southwestern Idaho, 41.5 miles north of Boise. Take State Highway 55 north to Banks (35 miles). Proceed north on Highway 55 (6.5 miles) to campground. Watch for recreation signs.


3 of the 5 units can accomodate a 25 feet long recreational vehicle.

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Toilets vault
Parking up to 25 feet long recreational vehicle
Drinking water From hand pump
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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