Scout Mountain Campground

Area Status: Open
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Scout Mountain Campground is south of Pocatello, ID. It is open May through Oct. It offers 23 single units, 5 double units with 1 group site, water, restrooms and wheelchair accessible. Bring your camera for the viewing area!

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Closes for the season on October 19
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
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Single family units are $10, two family units are $20 per night.
Open Season: May - October 19
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: ATV's or ORV's allowed on designated trails only. No riding in the campground. All equipment must fit on the site pad. Vehicles park in developed areas only. No livestock. No horses in campground. All pets must be on leash. All vehicles and RV's must park in designated areas only.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: Take exit 63 off I-15, south of Pocatello. Follow the white on brown "Mink Creek Recreation Area" signs to Bannock Highway (two miles), Turn south (left) up the canyon. Go 4.5 miles to the East Fork of Mink Creek road and turn left. Go 5.3 miles up East Fork of Mink Creek road to Scout Mountain Campground. The road is paved all the way, but there are switchbacks on the road. Motor homes can make it OK.

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ATVs, biking, bird watching, wildlife viewing, hiking, horse riding, berry picking, hunting, nature trails
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hiking,, fishing, berry picking, all terrain vehicle, bird watching, climbing, horseback riding, mountain biking, nature trails, off-road vehicle trail, photography, wildlife viewing
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Camping trailer
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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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