Hot Springs Campground


Nature Viewing South Fork

Hot Springs Campground lies along the Banks-Lowman Highway, next to the South Fork of the Payette River. The campground is named for the nearby hot springs and is heavily used by float boaters using the South Fork. The area is characterized by old growth ponderosa pine. Units have paved parking and can accommodate medium to large RVs up to a length of 35 feet.

Group sites have large serving tables and large grills. The group sites can accommodate up to 300 people. This campground has 8 family units and 3 group sites. Drinking water is available from a deep well, pressurized water system, with 4 hydrants. Two double vault type toilets are located within the campground. All units have tables, grills and fire pits.

This campground is on the fee system. There is one campground fee collection site. This site consists of a bulletin board, interpretive displays, fee envelopes and a collection box (steel tube).There is a campground manager at the site throughout the season.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Opens May 2, 2014.
Area Amenities: Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees This is a fee campground. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. For reservations go to: or call 1-877-444-6777. 8 family sites / $15.00 - overnight.  Day use $5.00. Group rates and reservations available at website.
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Emmett
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


All sites are accessible to people with disabilities.


Hot Springs Campground is located in southwestern Idaho, 52 miles north of Boise. Take State Highway 55 north to Banks (35 miles). Turn east on the Banks/Lowman Highway. From Banks drive 17 miles to the campground. Watch for recreation signs.

General Notes:

There are 8 family sites and 3 group areas.


There is paved parking that can hold up to a 35 feet long recreational vehicle.

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Toilets vault, accessible for people with disabilities
Parking Can hold up to 35 feet long recreational vehicle
Drinking water pressurized drinking water