Matthews Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Matthews Creek campground has 10 campsites located on the South Fork of the Salmon River. There is easy river access available and a number of nice swimming holes nearby the campground.

At a Glance

Fees $10 per night
Open Season: May
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Cecilville, Forks of Salmon
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Callahan, take the Callahan-Cecilville Rd for approx. 37 miles to the campground.

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Boating - Non-Motorized


Swimming, wading and water play off the gravel bar on the South Fork of the Salmon River.
Water TemperatureWater temperature fluctuates with seasons, flow level and water depth.
Clothing RequirementsSwimming attire required.
Water/Flow LevelWater flow in creeks and rivers fluctuate with seasons, rainfall and snow pack.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult
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