Malad Summit Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

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Malad Summit Campground is situated next to Mill Creek, just 14 miles north of Malad, Idaho, at an elevation of 6,100 feet. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding on the area's many trails.

Natural Features: The campground is settled in a dense forest of maple trees, which offer plentiful shade. Stately Douglas fir trees dot the landscape. The campground receives snow throughout the winter.

Recreation: Mill Creek offers cutthroat and rainbow trout fishing. Numerous trails begin nearby, including the 12-mile multi-use Summit Trail, which connects with Farmers Canyon, East Elkhorn and Wright Creek trails. Old Canyon and South Canyon trails begin a short distance from the campground.

Facilities: The campground is open year-round and contains one large group site that can accommodate up to 125 people. It is equipped with large picnic tables, a serving table, a grill, a campfire ring with benches, tent pads and a gravel parking area. 

Single-family campsites are also available within the campground. Each is equipped with a table, campfire ring and grill.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel. Security is provided by the host and periodic patrols by the county sheriff.

No Water, Pack In Pack Out , Limited Cleaning and Toilet paper Refresh, First Come First Serve, No Fees until Spring

At a Glance

Reservations: This site can be reserved by calling Toll Free 1-877-444-6777 (International 518-885-3639 or TDD 877-833-6777) or on-line at
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Toilets,Drinking water
Fees Single family units are $10.00, two family units are $20.00 per night. Group site is $50 per night.
Open Season: May
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: ATV's or ORV's are allowed on designated trails only. No riding in campground. All pets must be on a leash. All equipment must fit on the site pad. No horses allowed.
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Utility hookups are not available at the campground An additional $5 fee will be collected at the campground for extra vehicles Off-road vehicle use is prohibited within the campground Horses are not allowed at the campground If interested in staying at the campground during winter, please contact the Westside Ranger District Office at (208) 236-7500

General Information


GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.35028, -112.27583
42°21'1"N, 112°16'33"W

From Malad, travel north on Interstate 15 for 11 miles, to exit 22, Devil Creek Reservoir. Continue just over 3 miles north on Highway 191. Turn west and cross the highway on Forest Road 041 and continue just over 3 miles on a maintained gravel road, to the campground.

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