Dog Creek Campground - CLOSED

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Dog Creek Campground

DOG CREEK CAMPGROUND IS CLOSED FOR PUBLIC SAFETY DUE TO THE 2013 FIRE.  The campground will not be open for the 2015-2016 season due to the risk of mudslides from unstable soils.


Dog Creek Campground is located four miles north of the town of Pine, Idaho, in a ponderosa pine forest. Situated along the banks of Dog Creek, at the foot of the Trinity Mountain Range and within 1/8 mile of the South Fork Boise River.

Sites were burned in the wildfire of 2013 the campground remains closed.

Deer and humming birds were often sighted.

Fishing is allowed in South Fork Boise River.

Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming and exploring trails in the surrounding area.

Natural Features:

The campground was settled in a grassy meadow. Surrounded by stands of cottonwood, aspen, Douglas fir and ponderosa pine, at an elevation of 4,400 feet.


The South Fork Boise River runs along the eastern edge of the campground, offering rafting, swimming and fishing for rainbow trout. Paradise Hot Springs is nearby.

Green Creek trail 270, a 4.5-mile trail for hiking, horseback riding and dirt bikes, begins a mile from the site.

Cross Cut trail 172 begins close to the campground and providesaccess to hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Dog Creek Campground will not be open for the 2015 season due to the risk of mudslides from burned slopes.
Operational Hours: 6-1-2015   Site is located north of Pine.  It will remain closed to all entry due to very unstable soils in the headwater area of Dog Creek.  The campground would be in a direct path of any mud flow or flash flood event.  Trails within the area closure will remain closed, but trails near or adjacent to the closure are open, but have not been maintained.  These include the Green Creek, Cross Cut Creek and Camp Creek Trails.
Reservations: When open, reservations can be made at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees When open, is a fee campground. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 13 sites / $10.00 - single overnight. $20.00 - double overnight.
Closest Towns: Mountain Home, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From Mountain Home, Idaho, travel east on State Highway 20 for 35 miles to the turnoff for Pine/Featherville (Forest Service  Highway 61).

Travel north on Highway 61 for 23 miles to the campground.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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