Eight campsites with picnic tables and fire rings are along the shores of this high alpine lake. the campground has piped drinking water and vault toilets but no garbage services are available. The trail from campground leads to more lake fishing, at the Hat Lakes to the south. Carry-down access for non motorized boats to the lakes. The drive in along Salmon River Mountain Road, offers spectacular views of craggy peaks and deep pine forests. The Iron Lake Rental Cabin is near the campground entrance available for rent at recreation.gov.
At a Glance
Water turned off September 30, 2014. please note: unexpected upper elevation snows may close access roads
$4/Night for single unit
Not recommended for RVs and trailers.
Directions: From Salmon, go 5 miles south on US 93, then west 20 miles on Forest Road 021, and 21 miles south on FR 020 (Salmon River Mountain Road). FR 020 is a narrow, rough mountain road requiring slow and careful driving.