Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

This area has 13 sites in a heavily wooded setting,  2 handpumps provide water in the summer months, 2 accessible vault toilets. Nearby areas of interest include Boulder Creek Lake, Waterfall Trail, and the head of Wildhorse canyon.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees $10/Night for single unit
Open Season: 5/22 - 10/15
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Mackay, Sun Valley
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Passes:   The following passes are good for 50% reduction in camping fees: SENIOR PASS – Available for $10.00 to US Citizens 62 years and older.  Must be purchased in person with proof of age such as driver’s license. ACCESS PASS – Available FREE of charge to US citizens that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability that severely limits one or more major life activities.  Must be maintained in person with written proof of disability. 
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Mackay: Take US Highway 93 16 miles north of Mackay to the Trail Creek Road. Turn left on the Trail Creek Road. Follow this road 18 miles to the Copper Basin Road. Turn left on the Copper Basin Road. Follow this road 2 miles to the Wildhorse Creek Road. Stay to the right on the Wildhorse Creek Road. Follow the Wildhorse Creek Road 5.5 miles to the campground. From Challis: Take US Highway 93 south of Challis to the Trail Creek Road. Turn right on the Trail creek Road. Follow this road 18 miles to the Copper Basin Road. Turn left on the Copper Basin Road. Follow this road 2 miles to the Wildhorse Creek Road. Stay to the right on the Wildhorse Creek Road. Follow the Wildhorse Creek Road 5.5 miles to the campground. From Sun Valley/Ketchum: Take Highway 75 (main street) to Sun Valley Road. Turn northeast onto the Sun Valley Road. This road turns into Trail Creek Road. Follow this road to the Copper Basin road. Turn right on the Copper Basin Road. Follow this road 2 miles to the Wildhorse Creek Road. Stay to the right on the Wildhorse Creek Road. Follow the Wildhorse Creek Road 5.5 miles to the campground.

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Amenities

Camping trailer sized for less than 35 foot trailers
Toilets vault toilets
Picnic tables
Tent camping available at all 13 sites
Drinking water hand pumps
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.82256903
  Longitude : 
-114.094929
  Elevation : 
7400