Sam's Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sam's Creek Campground, near the Gospel-Hump Wilderness on Crooked Creek and Sams Creek, is peacefully tucked in among a grove of  pine trees with the soothing sounds of the river running in the background. Three campsites, tables and fire grates allow for relaxed camping. There is limited parking and limited maneuvering for camp trailers.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open year-round, but might not be accessible because of snow.
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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.
Best Season: May-October
  • No stock allowed.
  • Garbage services not available. Pack It In, Pack It Out.
Closest Towns: Dixie, Idaho (very limited services)
Water: Surface - must treat for drinking
Restroom: Vault toilet
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information


From Elk City, go 32 miles, first 2 miles west on ID 14 and then south on Forest Road 233 and FR 311. Go 1 mile north on Forest Road 222 to campground.

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River and Stream Fishing

Fish the Crooked Creek.


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