Smokey Bear (Alturas) Campground

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Smokey Bear Campground is composed of 12 campsites on beautiful Alturas Lake situated in a mixed conifer setting. A group picnic area is located on the east side of the campground and canoeing and fishing is available on nearby Perkins Lake. Trails at the end of Forest Road #205 lead into the Sawtooth Wilderness. An ampitheater is available for group events or for interpretive programs. Campground amenities include a boat ramp and trailer parking area. This is a superb place to spend sunny summer days fishing for trout, waterskiing, sailing, motorboating, swimming, and picnicking by the lake.

At a Glance

Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault

General Information


From Stanley, go south 21 miles on ID 75, then west about 2.5 miles on Forest Road #205.

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7050 ft.