Devil's Elbow Campground


Photo of the wide open group site at Devils Elbow at Big Hank CampgroundDevil's Elbow Campground, located along the North Fork Coeur d'Alene River, is 68 miles from Coeur d'Alene. Devil's Elbow Campground has 20 campsites including one host site and a group site. Campground roads are paved and campsite parking spurs are paved. The group site can be reserved through the National Recreation Reservation Service. It has a capacity of 50 people. Amenities include a well with a hand pump which provides potable water, vault toilets, a host site with a 500-gallon dump vault and a small storage shed. Minimum operating season is Memorial Day through Labor Day.

At a Glance

Fees Please visit or call NRRS at 1-877-444-6777, or on-line:
Open Season: Late May
Closest Towns: Wallace, Idaho
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Reserve units by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777 or on-line:

General Information


From Coeur d'Alene, drive 28 miles east on Interstate 90, then 26 miles north (Kingston exit) on paved Forest Road #9, then 14 miles north from Prichard on paved Forest Road 208.


Camping & Cabins

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Group Camping

The Devil's Elbow Group Site can accommodate 50 people and 12-14 vehicles. Amenities include a fire pit, vault toilet,pedestal grill and two picnic tables.

Campground Camping

Attractions include fishing and floating on the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River.
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings at each site.
No. of SitesSites are reserved through
No. of Accessible sites20 camp units


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Water Activities

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Fire Danger Level: Low
Areas & Activities


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2600 feet