Porcupine Springs Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Corrals, picnic table, fire ring, trees

Porcupine Springs Campground is a developed campground composed of 12 individual units and 3 group units. One group area can accommodate up to 100 people and 1 group area can accommodate up to 50 people. This is a fee campground and reservations are required for group camping only. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the campground entrance. This area is suitable for trailer and tent camping and it is accessible for a season that varies usually between June and September. Campground amenities include water faucets, toilets, and an accessible Stock Transfer Station. Little Fork Trailhead (#163) is located at the campground and is an easy multi-use trail that accesses an extensive trail system. There is an additional trailhead at the end of Forest Road 504. Loop A is composed of 4 single and 2 double sites and one 2 unit toilet. Loop B is composed of 3 single sites, 3 double sites, one 2 unit toilet, and a horseman area. Loop C is composed of 3 single and 3 double sites and one 2 unit toilet. Loop D is composed of 18 new family units with faucets, and two 2 unit accessible toilets. The parking lot can accommodate up to 8 RVs.

At a Glance

Fees  FEE AREA-
Double Units $14.00/night
Single Units $10.00/night
Group Reservation Area
$75.00/night
Loops A, B, & C are reserved through www.recreation.gov
as well as 4 single sites in Loop D
Permit Info: Double Units $14/night; Single Units $10/night; Group Reservation $75/night
Open Season: May
Restrictions: Occupancy: The following act is prohibited within the Minidoka Ranger District: Pursuant to 36 CFR 262.58 (a), camping in any area including a developed recreation site or an undeveloped/dispersed recreation site for more than 14 (fourteen) days in a 28 (twenty-eight) day period. A camper or a group of persons camping together must move off of National Forest lands within the Minidoka Ranger District for a minimum of 14 days after camping for 14 days. Campers who remain longer than 14 consecutive days and/or camp more than 14 days within a 28 day period may receive violation notices and fines under the authority described under Special Order Number: 0414-01-028. For more information contact the Minidoka Ranger District Office in Burley, ID 208-678-0430. No Horses are allowed in the campground. Limit 2 vehicles (autos) per site. Vehicles must be parked on gravel spurs provided. Do not park on the travelway/road; do not block traffic.
Closest Towns: 31 miles south of Hansen, ID or 26 miles west of Oakley, ID
Water: Drinking Water
Operated By: This campground is part of NRRS. Reserve group reservations of Loops A, B & C by calling NRRS at 1-

General Information

Directions:

From Twin Falls, go east 8 miles on ID 50 and US 30, then south 30 miles on Rock Creek Road (County Road G3/Forest Road #515)


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
42.169009
  Longitude : 
-114.259451
  Elevation : 
6950 ft