Alturas Inlet Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Body of water surrounded by vegetation, pine trees and tree covered mountain side in the background

Alturas Inlet Campground, located on beautiful Alturas Lake, is composed of 28 campsites, including 8 double sites. A day use beach and picnic area is located within walking distance of the campground. A day use picnic area is located at the north end of the lake. Canoeing and fishing are available on nearby Perkins Lake. A hiking trailhead leading into the Sawtooth Wilderness is located at the end of Forest Rd 205. ATV’s are allowed on FS Rd 205 but are not allowed in the wilderness or in the campgrounds. Spend sunny summer days fishing for trout, waterskiing, sailing, motor boating, swimming, and/or picnicking by the lake.

At a Glance

Reservations: This is a concession operated, reservable campground.  Reservations can be made by calling 877-444-6777 or by visiting
Open Season: 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.

General Information


From Stanley, go south 21 miles on ID 75, then west about 4 miles on Forest Road 205.

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