Peace Valley Group Campground is located just 27 miles north of Garden Valley, Idaho, at an approximate elevation of 4,400 feet.
The campground is a group facility and reservations are required from www.recreation.gov.
The beautiful Peace Valley offers excellent hiking, fishing and hunting opportunities.
The surrounding area consists of high, forested mountains and steep valleys. The campground lies close to an experimental forest and a fire lookout.
A variety of wildlife makes its home in and around Peace Valley, including deer, elk, bald eagles and red-tailed hawks.
Peace Valley offers several trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding. Peace Creek Trail and Bitter Creek Trail both begin nearby. The Rattlesnake Trail and 465 ATV Trail are in the vicinity of the campground. Check with the Emmett Ranger District Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) and the Boise National Forest map for areas of OHV riding on roads and trails in the area.
Peace Creek and nearby Silver Creek offer excellent fishing most of the year. Anglers cast for whitefish and rainbow trout.
In-season big game hunting for deer, elk and bear is a popular activity in the surrounding mountains.
Silver Creek Plunge, a privately developed hot springs resort, is 2.5 miles away with a hot springs pool, general store, concessions, volleyball and basketball courts, playground and horseshoe pits.
At a Glance
Scheduled to open May 22, 2015.
Reservations can be made HERE at www.recreation.gov or by calling 7-877-444-6777.
This is a fee group campground and a reservation is required. This fully-accessible group campground is a small facility with just five campsites that make up one group site that can accommodate up to 50 people.
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The campsites have fire rings, picnic tables, grills and a vault toilet. One site contains a small picnic shelter. Parking spurs can accommodate small to medium RVs up to 30 feet in length.
From Boise, Idaho, travel north on State Highway 55 to Banks, Idaho. Turn east on the Banks-Lowman Highway 17 and continue east for 8 miles toward Garden Valley. Turn left/north on Middle Fork Payette Road (Forest Service Road 698) and pass through Crouch, Idaho.
Proceed north on the Middle Fork Payette Road 698 approximately 16 miles to Silver Creek Road (Forest Service Road 671). Turn northeast on FS Road 671 and continue approximately 10 miles to the campground. You will pass the Silver Creek Campground. The campground is about 2 miles further.
Units have parking and can accommodate small to medium RVs up to a length of 30 feet.
The Peace Creek Trailhead is a three-acre signed site with restroom and a loading/unloading ramp for animals.
It serves Habit Creek (#026 in Lowman RD), Peace Creek (#026 in Emmett RD), Devil’s Slide (#034) and Sheep Jack (#039) trails. It is located near Peace Valley and Silver Creek Campgrounds.
All trailheads have space for parking.