Mountain View Campground

  

Mountain View Campground

Overview:

Mountain View Campground is located just east of Lowman, Idaho, along Highway 21 at an elevation of 3,900 feet. Visitors enjoy rafting, kayaking and fishing on the South Fork Payette River, and soaking in the area's many hot springs pools.

Natural Features:

Towering Ponderosa pines cover the campground, offering partial shade in most sites. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Deer and elk may be seen wandering through the area on occasion.

Recreation:

The South Fork Payette River offers whitewater rafting, kayaking and trout fishing. The Deadwood and Danskin River Access areas are nearby.

Popular Kirkham Hot Springs is less than 3 miles from the campground, with several soaking pools on the river's edge.

Nearby Attractions:

Numerous natural hot springs pools can be found along Highway 21, the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway and the Banks-Lowman Highway, also known as the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway. Both byways offer scenic views, wildlife watching, historical information kiosks and several trail opportunities.


Whitewater rafting and kayaking are popular activities on the South Fork and Main Payette Rivers. Several companies in the area offer guided half and full-day trips.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Scheduled to open in May.
Reservations: Make your reservations HERE at www.recreation.gov or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees This is a fee campground.
Permit Info: 14 sites / $15.00 per night, $5.00 for day use parking.
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Boise, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center:

Facilities:

The campground contains several single-family sites, all of which are accessible, each with a picnic table, campfire ring and grill. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. A campground host is on-site. Roads and parking spurs are paved.

General Information

Directions:

From Boise, Idaho, take State Highway 55 to Banks. Turn east on the Banks-Lowman Highway to Lowman. Turn left on Highway 21. Campground is at milepost 73.2 along Highway 21.


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Total of 14 sites.

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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
44.07877
  Longitude : 
-115.60381
  Elevation : 
3,849