Baumgartner Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Baumgartner Campground is a group, fee, reservation campground composed of 39 camping units on the South Fork of the Boise River.  It is one of two campground on the District that is hosted by a campground host or hostess.  There are 6 double family units, for up to 16 people each, and 1 multi-family group unit that is composed of four single units that can be rented together for up to 32 campers. Wading, fishing, and picnicking are popular activities. An extensive trail system for OHV and motorcycles can be accessed from this campground, however OHVs are not allowed on the roads within the campground.  A signed interpretive nature trail offers some natural history on the geologic attractions in the area. The Hot Pool, located next to the campground is a toasty 111 degrees Fahrenheit and is open daily. The pool is drained and cleaned at night and no soaps, alcohol or glass are allowed near or in the pool. Swimsuits are required and no pets are allowed around or in the pool.

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At a Glance

Current Conditions: Fees $10.00 or $20.00/night. Water and dumpsters available
Operational Hours: Baumgartner will be closed until the summer of 2015. The 2013 Kelley Fire burnt along the slope above the campground causing loose rocks and debris to fall into the campground. We are in the process of mitigating these hazards and plan to re-open in 2015. The Hot Pool is also closed and drained. Please check back for more information.
Reservations: Reservations are available through the National Recreation Reservation Service.  Contact phone:  1-877-444-6777  Website:  www.recreation.gov
Fees $10.00 per night fee for a single unit, $20.00 per night fee for a double unit, and $40.00 per night fee for the group site.  There is an additional reservation fee of $10.00 for phone reservations and $9.00 for web reservations.
Open Season: 5/1
Restrictions: Pets must be leashed at all times in the campground.  All camp fires must be attended.  OHVs are not allowed on the roads within the campground.  The pool is drained and cleaned at night and no soaps, alcohol or glass are allowed near or in the pool. Swimsuits are required and no pets are allowed around or in the pool.
Closest Towns: Featherville, Idaho and Fairfield, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: This campground is apart of NRRS. Make reservations by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777

General Information

Directions:

From Fairfield, go north 18 miles on Forest Road #094 and west 19 miles on Forest Road #227.


General Notes:

The campsite is located 12 miles east of Featherville.


Parking:

Additional parking is available outside of the campsite for extra vehicles.


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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.605699
  Longitude : 
-115.075905
  Elevation : 
4900 ft.