Pioneer Campground, which is situated next to Soldier Mountain Ski Area, is a developed campground composed of 5 units on Soldier Creek. The campground can be reserved in its entirety for groups of up to 50 people. The amphitheater and adjacent picnic area can be used for group events. Campground amenities include picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water and a restroom. The South Fork and North Fork of Soldier Creek trails begin along Forest Road 093 and join a major network of trails in the Soldier Mountains.
At a Glance
Water system has been turned off and garbage service has terminated for the winter. No fees will be charged.
You may camp in Pioneer Campground but we will not start cleaning/servicing the campground until mid-May. Drinking water will not be available until Memorial weekend.
The campground can be reserved in its entirety for groups of up to 50 people. The amphitheater can be used for group events. Reservations must be made 3 weeks in advance. Please contact the Fairfield Ranger District at 208-764-3202 for more info.
This is a no-charge campground.
Pets must be leashed in campground. All campfires must be attended.
Shut off for the season.
Fairfield Ranger District. Call 208-764-3202 for more information or to make a reservation.
From Fairfield, go north 11 miles on Forest Road #094 and Forest Road #093, past the ski area.
The Soldier Creek - Miller Creek trailhead (#087) begins at the end of Forest Road 093 and joins a major network of trails in the Soldier Mountains.
Horse Riding & Camping
In the winter, there is parking at nearby Couch Summit for about 100 miles of snowmobile trails through the forest and private lands. A warming hut is available in Basalt Creek on the Wells Summit section.