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


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.


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Fire Danger Level: Low

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2490 feet