Riverside Campground (Idaho City)


Riverside Campground


Riverside Campground is near Atlanta, Idaho.

The campground has 11 campsites and is located along the Middle Fork of the Boise River.

There are plenty opportunities to fish for rainbow trout.

The trailhead from Power Plant camground, 1 mile east, provides accesses the Sawtooth Wilderness.

The Queens River trailhead is north of Riverside Campground, at the end of the FS 205 road.

The historic mining town of Atlanta is 0.5 mile away.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: June - September
Reservations: There are no reservations necessary.  This campground is first come, first serve.
Fees This is a fee campground. Fee envelopes are provided at the entrance to the Campground. Camping is $15.00 per night per site.
Permit Info: 11 sites / $15.00 overnight.
Closest Towns: Boise, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From Boise, Idaho travel State Highway 21 north to the turnoff of the Arrowrock Reservoir. 

Travel east along Forest Service (FS) Road 268 (Middle Fork Boise River Road) approximately 68 miles. 

This is a long drive, you will travel past the Arrowrock Dam and several other campgrounds before arriving at Riverside Campground.  

The FS Road 268 is very narrow and may be rough. Use caution when driving to your site.  Allow plenty of time.

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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