Idlewild Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Shaded camping site at Idlewild Campground

Idlewild campground has 11 campsites located on the North Fork of the Salmon River. There is potable water and garbage service provided during the summer season. There are vault toilets available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed for the winter season.
Fees Family campsites $10.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Maximum RV size is 24 feet. Camping limit 14 days. Dogs on leash only.  
Closest Towns: Sawyers Bar, Etna
Water: Drinking water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: US Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Etna, take the Sawyers Bar Rd for approx. 20 miles to the campground.

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Camping & Cabins

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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Viewing Wildlife

A good area for riparian wildlife along the river and forest birding. Some small mammals frequent the campsites.

Viewing Scenery

An eleven mile drive to Etna Summit on Road 1C01 offers great views of Marble Mountains and Russian Wilderness.
Difficulty Level: Intermediate to Difficult

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Water Activities

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