Ditch Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

Ditch Creek Campground sports campsites in an open area with few tall trees - a beautiful place to "catch the sun."

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year-round, but might not be accessible because of snow.
Reservations: Campsites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fees: No Fee.
Open Season: The campground is open year-round, but might not be accessible because of snow.
Usage: Light
Best Season: May-October
Restrictions: Garbage services not available. Pack It In, Pack It Out.
Closest Towns: Elk City, Idaho
Water: Surface - must treat for drinking
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information

Directions: From State Highway 14, turn south onto Red River-Dixie Road #222. Follow Road #222 to Red River Ranger Station (now closed) and its junction with Red River Hot Springs Road #234. Turn east on Road #234 and continue approximately 3 miles to the campground, which is about 6 miles west of Red River Hot Springs.

Recreation Map

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Campground Camping

You can view wildlife near Ditch Creek Campground. There are roads for OHV riding, trails to hike, and opportunities to access areas for big game hunting.

Day Hiking

A short loop hike goes up Ditch Creek past several mines, to Red River Campground, and back along the road.

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