Devil's Elbow Campground
Devil's Elbow Campground is perched on the banks of the North Fork Coeur d'Alene River, providing a perfect escape for a warm summer weekend. Here, visitors can camp in tents or RVs and spend their days fishing or floating the river.
Natural Features: The campground sits among lodgepole and other mixed pines along the river at an elevation of 2,600 feet. The area is located in the Coeur d’ Alene mountains 69 miles from popular Coeur d'Alene Lake. Wildlife watchers and photographers have the chance to see mule deer, moose, osprey and calliope hummingbirds.
Recreation: Rafting, swimming and kayaking are favorite activities on the river. Rafters will find class I-III rapids further down the river. Catch-and-release cutthroat trout fishing is also popular. Visitors also enjoy explore the river valley on foot to see nearby Downey Creek or Valitons Creek.
Facilities: Devil's Elbow Campground has 20 campsites including one host site and a group site. The group site can accommodate up to 50 people. Amenities include hand-pump drinking water and vault toilets. Campground roads are paved and parking spurs are short but wide enough for parking two vehicles alongside a trailer.
At a Glance
|Current Conditions:||Refer to Recreation.gov for latest updates. or call Scenic Canyons Recreational Services, Inc. at: 435-245-6521|
|Reservations:||Reservations can be made by visiting Recreation.gov|
|Open Season:||Memorial Day - Labor Day|
|Closest Towns:||Wallace, Idaho|
|Operated By:||Reserve units by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777 or on-line: www.recreation.gov|
|Information Center:||Extra Vehicles: One vehicle is included in your single campsite fee. Each additional vehicle will be charged a per day fee that is collected on site (cash or check only). Maximum two vehicles per site. The 14 day stay limit is strictly enforced. Camping for a period longer than 14 days during any 30-consecutive day period is prohibited. If you have booked back-to-back reservations, you will be asked to cancel all days after the first 14. Bears frequent the area; keep all food out of sight in approved containers or locked inside your vehicle and remove all food from area after eating This campground has first-come, first-served sites|
GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
From I-90, take Exit 43 (Kingston) and travel 20 miles north on FH9 to Prichard. Continue 11 miles north on Forest Road 208 to the campground
Map showing recreational areas. Map Information
Campground CampingAttractions include fishing and floating on the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River.
|No. of Sites||Sites are reserved through recreation.gov|
|Fire Information||There are established fire rings at each site.|
|No. of Accessible sites||20 camp units|