Falls Campground

Area Status: Open
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Falls Campground

Campground will Open 5/15/2015

Falls Campground is located next to the Snake River near beautiful Swan Valley, only 45 miles east of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Mixed growth cottonwood trees provide partial shade, and grassy meadows with summer wildflowers dot the area. Wildlife is plentiful in the river bottom; eagles, osprey, moose, and deer are frequently spotted. Fall Creek Falls is about 1/4 mile from the campground. The Snake River offers excellent trout fishing, canoeing, rafting, and kayaking. Spring Creek and Conant Boat Ramps, open to the public, are nearby. Palisades Reservoir is less than 20 miles from Falls Campground, with great boating, waterskiing, canoeing, fishing, and swimming. The Fall Creek area has hundreds of miles of trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding, and ATVs.  Please visit the Maps and Publications page for detailed maps. Falls Campground has 17 single units, 5 double sites and 1 group site. One group site is reservable and can accommodate up to 150 people. This campground provides vault toilets, potable water, and garbage service.  A campground host is located on site, and firewood is available for purchase. Roads and parking spurs within the site are gravel. Campground provides restrooms, drinking water and is wheelchair accessible.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at www.recreation.gov
Area Amenities: Accessible,Boat ramp,Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $12/Night for single unit, $24/Night for double unit, $6/Night for extra vehicle.  Group Site: $50/Night up to 35 people, $1/person thereafter.
Open Season: May
Usage: Light-Medium
Restrictions: No ATVs or ORVs allowed at campsites, an established parking area is available. All equipment must fit on the site pad. Vehicles must be parked in developed areas only.
Closest Towns: Swan Valley, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Interagency Senior and Interagency Access Pass holders will receive 50% discount on Single sites only.
Operated By: Concessionaire

General Information

Directions: From Idaho Falls, travel east 45 miles on Highway 26, turn off right before Snake River Bridge, then go 3.5 miles on gravel road to the campground.

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Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

Group area is set aside from the main campground.  Group site will accommodate 150 people. There are 20 picnic tables, 4 upright grills and one 60" fire ring,  restrooms, potable water and garbage service available.

Reservation Info www.recreation.gov
Fire Information Yes
No. of Sites 1
No. of Accessible sites 150
Fees: $35/Night up to 25 people, $1/person thereafter

Campground Camping

16 Single Units, 7 Double Sites are available for either reservation or First Come, First Served.

Reservation Infohttp://www.recreation.gov
Fire Informationyes
No. of Sites24
Fees: $10/NIght Single, $20/NIght Double
Reservation required?: Y


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Horse Riding & Camping

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Boat ramp Spring Creek Boat Ramp is 3.5 miles away on Highway 26 and Snake River-Calamity Road #076
Camping trailer
Accessible 2
Picnic tables
Tent camping
Drinking water
Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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