Palisades Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Palisades Creek Campground

Palisades Creek Campground is nestled in the Palisades Creek Canyon.  Hiking the trails and fishing Palisades Creek and the Upper and Lower Palisades Lakes will keep you busy all day. Trails in this area are in the Palisades Backcountry and are non-motorized; ATV's and Motorcycles are not allowed in the campground. Palisades Reservoir and the South Fork of the Snake River are minutes away from the campground. Palisades Creek flows through the campground which has 5 single units and 2 double units. Full time campground host located on site. Firewood is for sale at campground.

First Come/First Served; Dry Camping (No Host, Bathrooms Locked); N0 Fee after Fall Closure

At a Glance

Reservations: First Come, First Served
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $12/Night for single unit, $24/Night for double unit, $6/Night for extra vehicle and Day Use Fee is $6/day.
Open Season: May
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Swan Valley and Irwin, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Passes: Interagency Senior Pass and Interagency Access Pass will receive a discount on Single sites only.
Operated By: Concessionaire
Information Center: Palisades Creek Area offers two trailheads; one for trucks with horse trailers and another for single vehicles (hikers), which has a restroom provided and a bridge that leads to the Palisades Creek trail.

General Information

Directions: From Swan Valley go 7 miles east on US 26, then 2 miles northwest on Forest Road 255.

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Campground Camping

Fire Informationyes
No. of Sites8


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Horse Riding & Camping

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Picnic tables
Drinking water
Parking Two parking areas outside of the Campground; Truck with Horse trailers and Single vehicle
Tent camping
Camping trailer
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