South Fork Group Use Site #5


This site is reservable from late May to late September each year. It is located within the South Fork Campground along the South Fork of the Clearwater River on Highway 14 toward Elk City. Site #5 is along the river.

At a Glance

Reservations: To make reservations, visit South Fork on or call 1-877-444-6777.
Fees Group site #5 is reservable for $25.00. There is an additional fee of $3 for each extra vehicle at the site (5 vehicles maximum).
Open Season: Late May
  • No reservations on Holiday Weekends.
  • There is a maximum of 25 people at this site.
  • Parking is very limited. If vehicles are parked near other campsites they will be expected to pay for those sites.
  • Site #6 is across the road and has 2 tables and a large open area, but is not reservable, and not part of site #5.
  • Garbage services not available. Pack It In, Pack It Out.
Closest Towns: Grangeville, Idaho
Water: There is drinking water during peak season.
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Salmon River Ranger District, 208-839-2211

General Information

Directions: From the east end of Grangeville, turn south on the Grangeville Salmon Road. Follow the road left at the drive-in theater toward the small town of Mt. Idaho. Continue on the Mt. Idaho Grade, and junction with State Highway 14 headed toward Elk City. South Fork Campground is located at Mile Post 14 on Hwy 14.


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Group Camping

This site is located within the developed South Fork Campground. It has excellent access to the river. There are spots within Site #5 for tent camping. Vehicle parking is limited.
Reservation InfoGroup site #5 is reservable for $25.00. Reservations are taken from June 1 through September 30. Go to and search for "South Fork Campground" or call 1-877-444-6777. There is an additional charge of $3 per vehicle charge for additional vehicles at this site (5 vehicles maximum).
Difficulty Level: Easy
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