Hayfork Group Campground


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Hayfork Group Campground is located 49 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, along scenic Highway 21. Historic Idaho City is just 12 miles south of the campground. Visitors enjoy fishing in Mores Creek and exploring local trails.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated at the foot of a ponderosa pine-forested hillside along Highway 21, at an elevation of 5,100 feet. The campsite, however, is in an open area with limited shade. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant in the surrounding area.


Mores Creek runs between the highway and the campground, offering whitefish and rainbow trout fishing.

Numerous trails are in the area, providing ample opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding. In the winter, the area becomes a playground for back country skiers and snowmobiles.


At a Glance

Current Conditions: The campground has a considerable amount of open areas with limited.shade.  There area great picnic spots across the bridge and along the river.  Numerous trails in the area provide opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle use.  In the winter the area offers great cross country skiing and snowmobiling.
Reservations: Reservations can be made HERE at www.recreation.gov  or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Permit Info: 1 group sites / 7 regular campsites / $15.00 - single overnight / $30.00 - double overnight. Group rates $100.00 per night.
Busiest Season: July and August
Closest Towns: Idaho City
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
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The campground provides one large-group campsite for reservation. It can accommodate up to 50 people and is a great location for family reunions or small weddings. The site is equipped with multiple tables, a grill and a campfire circle with benches.

Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Parking spurs are gravel. Due to the campground's proximity to the highway, some noise from passing traffic is to be expected.

General Information


From Idaho City, take Highway 21 north for about 11 miles to the campground. The entrance is on the east side of the road.

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Campground Camping

Hayfork Campground has 7 regular campsites.

Group Camping

Total of 1 group site(s).


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Fire Danger Level: Low
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