French Gulch Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

French Gulch Campground provides a good "base camp" for day trips to other areas of the Red River Ranger District, with two campsites and vault toilet. This is a roomy area, with plenty of parking available. It provides public fishing access on nearby Red River. French Gulch Creek flows through the campground.

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: Summer, Fall
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
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information

Directions: From State Highway 14, turn south on Red River-Dixie Road #222. Follow Road #222 approximately 11 miles to French Gulch campground on the left (east).

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