Cold Springs Campground is a group campground located 12.5 miles north of Banks, Idaho just off Highway 55 at an elevation of 4,000 feet. The campground is one of 4 campgrounds that lie along State Highway 55, on the North Fork of the Payette River between Banks and Smiths Ferry.
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 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.
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.
At a Glance
Scheduled to open May 22, 2015.
Make your reservations HERE at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
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The group campground can be rented for $50.00 per night at www.recreation.gov. Maximum number of guests is 50.
||Group Campground - 5 sites.
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||Facilities: This campground has five sites situated as a group area, each with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets are provided. Because of its proximity to the highway, some noise from passing traffic is to be expected.
From Boise, Idaho travel north along State Highway 55 for approximately 38 miles to Banks, Idaho.
From Banks, continue north along State Highway 55 for approximately 12.5 miles to the campground sign.
3 of the 5 units can accomodate a 25 feet long recreational vehicle.