Black Rock Campground - reserve


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Black Rock Campground is located 20 miles from Idaho City, Idaho on the North Fork Boise River, at an elevation of 4,300 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming and exploring local trails.


Natural Features:

The campground sits on the banks of the North Fork Boise River, where ponderosa pines tower over the area. Most campsites have partial shade, but little privacy from other campers. A variety of wildlife makes its home around the campground.



The North Fork Boise River offers rainbow trout fishing in a beautiful natural setting. Many swimming holes can be found within a short distance of the campground.

Numerous trail opportunities for hiking, mountain biking, horseback riding and dirt biking can be found in the vicinity.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Please be advised visitors who have reserved Campsite #1 have witnessed rattlesnakes near the rocks!
Operational Hours:

May - September

Reservations: Rervations can be made HERE at or by calling 1-877-444-6777.
Fees This is a fee campground. Fee envelopes and a collection box are provided near the entrance. Please bring cash or checks.  11 sites / $15.00 overnight fee.  Large groups are not allowed to occupy the campground, including family reunions, weddings and club or organizational events, etc.  Reserving more than two sites per family is strictly prohibited; no exceptions will be made.  Group sites are available at Grayback Campground and Hayfork Group Campgrounds.  
Closest Towns: Idaho City, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Facilities: The campground contains several single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring.  Some sites also have grills. Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided within the campground. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

General Information


From Idaho City, Idaho, travel north on State Highway 21 for about two miles, to Forest Service (FS) Road 327 (Granite Creek/Rabbit Creek Road).

Turn right and travel east for 18 miles on FS Road 327 to the campground.

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Mountain Biking

There are a number of trails in the area.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate

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