Johnson Bar Campground & Group Site


Johnson Bar Campground provides picnic areas, toilet, drinking water, RV/Trailer pads and seven campsites with a reservable group camping spot as well! The picnic area and some campground sites are wheelchair accessible, and there is a nice swimming beach. Rafting in the river is a popular activity in the spring and anglers will enjoy the catch and release fishing in the Selway River.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open seasonally. Group site can be reserved on
Reservations: To make reservations, visit Johnson Bar on or call 1-877-444-6777. This site does have a reservable group site, with a maximum stay of 7 nights.
Fees The campground units are $8.00 per night and the group site is $40.00 per night.
Open Season: June - September 30, 2020
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Closest Towns: Kooskia, Idaho
Water: Drinking water May-September
Restroom: Vault. No toilet service November-March.
Information Center: Moose Creek Ranger District, 208-926-4258

General Information


From Kooskia, go east 22 miles on US 12 and south nearly 4 miles on Forest Road 223.


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Campground Camping

Activities include picnicking and dayhiking. You can mountain bike on nearby trails or plan a multiple day backpack.
No. of Sites9

RV Camping

This is an open flat area right next to the Selway River. There are RV pads for that type of camping. There is a beach, boating access, fishing opportunities.
No. of Sites3

Group Camping

For your group you will find picnic tables and a fire pit. This Group Site is situated between a paved road and the Selway River. There is beach access for water play. This is a good starting point for fishing.


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