Chemeketan Campground - Salmon River Headwaters

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Chemeketan is a marvelously secluded group area located in a lodgepole pine understory. Visitors can enjoy fishing for trout and steelhead in the Salmon River, exploring on the Idaho Centennial Trail or admiring the marvelous views. When not reserved for a group event, Chemeketan is available for use by individual campers.

At a Glance

Open Season: June
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: This campground is part of NRRS. Reserve units by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777 or visit the website at

General Information


From Ketchum, go north 34 miles on ID 75 to Galena Summit. Stop and admire the view. Turn south on Forest Road #215 and go about 3 miles.

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7500 ft.