Snyder Guard Station

  

Photo of Snyder Guard StationSnyder Guard station, located on the banks of the scenic Moyie River was placed on the National Register for Historic places in 1982. It is a complex of seven buildings including a residence, two log cabins, a cookhouse, an office/warehouse, two corrals, a machine shed, and a garage.

All the buildings were built before 1936. Of those buildings, the residence, two cabins, the cookhouse, the office/warehouse, and the corrals are available for rental. In addition, outside the Register Site, a group picnic and camping area provides campsites and amenities for six recreational vehicles, parking for 10 passenger vehicles, plenty of room for tent camping, a toilet and water faucets, as well as pathways to the river.

At a Glance

Fees 1-6 people: $50/night, 7-13 people: $70/night, over 13 people: $110/night (porta potty required for reservations of more than 25 people)
Closest Towns: Bonners Ferry, Idaho
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Flush toilet
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

From Bonners Ferry, Idaho head north on U.S. 95. Turn right onto County Road 34 and drive 4.5 miles. Turn right at the entrance. You will arrive at the Guard Station after about 0.2 miles.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Attractions include the scenic Moyie River, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.
No. of SitesSites are available with rental of the Snyder Guard Station Cabins.
No. of Accessible sites6 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include the scenic Moyie River, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.
Reservation InfoSites are available with rental of the Snyder Guard Station Cabins
No. of Sites6 campsites

Group Camping

Attractions include the scenic Moyie River, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding.
Reservation InfoCamping sites are available with rental of the Snyder Guard Station Cabins.
No. of Sites6 camp sites for RVs and an open area for tent camping.
Group Cooking FacilitiesCookhouse

Dispersed Camping

Attractions include the scenic Moyie River, fishing, hiking, and horseback riding. A dispersed camping area is available with rental of the Snyder Guard Station Cabins.

Cabin Rentals

Snyder Guard Station is located on the banks of the Moyie River. In addition to two cabins, there are two horse corrals, a group picnic area and camping area that provide campsites and amenities for six recreational vehicles, parking for 10 passenger vehicles, plenty of room for tent camping, a toilet, and water faucets.

Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
48.890448
  Longitude : 
-116.169096
  Elevation : 
2490 feet