Chipmunk Rapids Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Chipmunk Rapids is a small campground that offers a great deal. Upon entering, you will come across an artesian well that flows throughout the year and produces excellent drinking water! The area is popular for trout fishing, with a variety of other fish species in nearby lakes. A carry-in canoe access is nearby and is a popular starting and ending point for canoe trips. A one-mile trail connects the campground with Lost Lake Campground. The south trailhead of the Lauterman Lake National Recreation Trail is located north of the river.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closing November 28
Fees $10 Individual campsite fee is $10/night
Nightly fees are half of price shown with use of Interagency Senior or Access Pass.Interagency Pass discounts apply only to the fee for the campsite physically occupied by the pass holder.
Open Season: April 28 - November 28
Closest Towns:  Florence
Water: Artesian Well with Excellent Water!
Passes: The USDA Forest Service honors all four Interagency Recreation Passes that may be applied at National Park Service, Bureau of Land Management, Bureau of Reclamation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife sites charging recreation use fees. Visit to decide which pass is right for you.
Information Center: Eagle River - Florence Ranger District

General Information


From Florence travel west 17 miles on Highway 70 to the intersection with FR 2450 (Dream Lake Road). Turn left (south) on FR 2450 and drive 1 mile to FR 2156 (Chipmunk Rapids Road). Continue straight 2.4 miles on FR 2156 to the campground.

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