Bad Bear Campground


IC - Bad Bear Campground

Bad Bear Campground is located 48 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, in a scenic Ponderosa pine forest along Highway 21 at an elevation of 5,100 feet.  Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant.  Historic Idaho City is just 11 miles south.  Mores Creek runs adjacent to the site, offering whitefish and rainbow trout fishing.




At a Glance

Fees This is a fee campground. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance.
Permit Info: 6 sites / $15.00 - overnight.
Busiest Season: July and August
Closest Towns: Idaho City
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: For reservations call 1-877-444-6777 or website:
Information Center: This campground contains 6 sites that can accommodate up to 6 people each.  Picnic tables, a BBQ grill and fire ring with benches are provided.  Some noise may be heard from the traffic due to the close proximity to Highway 21.

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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