Clark Fork Horse Camp is located just after the dump station at Clark Fork Campground, five miles from the junction of Clark Fork Road and Highway 108. It is about 25 miles east of the Summit Ranger Station. There are 13 sites available. Some sites have a table; most don’t. There are three vault toilets and NO potable drinking water. There is a watering trough for the horses. Road and parking pads are dirt. Campers are asked to use existing fire rings in lieu of constructing new ones. Please camp only in numbered sites. There is a fee for parking extra cars in the Horse Camp.
An RV dump station is located on the entrance road to Clark Fork Campground. Campers staying at Clark Fort or Sand Flat Campgrounds may use the dump station without charge. Other users are charged a modest fee.
At a Glance
Summit Ranger District - CLOSED - October 13, 2014
Typically, Clark Fork Horse Camp is open May through September, weather permitting.
First come, first served. No reservations may be made for Clark Fork Horse Camp.
American Land & Leisure operates Clark Fork Horse Camp and charges the following fees:
$17.00 for a single-family site
Horse Group Camp
· $30.00 for a single-family site
· $60.00 for a double site
American Land & Leisure operates this campground under a special use permit administered by the Forest Service. The fees paid by concessionaires finance the refurbishment of facilities in the campgrounds they operate.
Camp in designated sites only. The number of people allowed in a single campsite is six. The maximum length of stay in any campground is 14 days. Campfire permits are not required in developed campgrounds. Do not burn plastic or metal. Please leave the area in as good (or better) condition than you found it. Often, locations destroyed by thoughtless campers must be closed to restore the area's natural health. Help ensure your favorite area remains open.
Communities with gas and/or groceries:
Cold Springs (last gas when traveling east)
Potable water is not available. Untreated water available from stream (if flowing). Treat water.
Several vault toilets are located throughout the campground. RV dump station available.
American Land and Leisure
Directions: 25 miles east of Pinecrest on Clark Fork Road, near Clark Fork Campground and Iceberg Meadow Trailhead.
Forested areas along the Clark Fork River within the Clark Fork Recreation Area. Suitable for camping with stock. Food, gas and other services available nearby at Dardanelles Resort. Dump station located at entrance to campground.