North Shore (Alturas) Campground

Area Status: Open
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The North Shore campground is composed of 10 single and 4 double campsites on beautiful Alturas Lake and is situated in a mixed conifer setting. A quiet seating area overlooks the lake. Canoeing and fishing are available as well on nearby Perkins Lake and trails at the end of Forest Road #205 lead into the Sawtooth Wilderness.  Spend sunny summer days fishing for trout, waterskiing, sailing, motor boating, swimming, and picnicking by the lake

At a Glance

Reservations: This is a concession operated, first come/first serve campground.
Open Season: Mid June
Restrictions: Pets must be leashed. Camping limit is 10 days.
Closest Towns: Stanley, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For general information contact the Sawtooth NRA Visitor Center at 208-727-5000 or the Stanley Ranger Station at 208-774-3000.

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From Stanley, go south 21 miles on ID 75, then west about 3 miles on Forest Road 205.

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7050 ft.