Sam's Creek Campground


Area Status: 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.
Operational Hours:
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
Restrictions:
  • 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

Directions:

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.
 


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Expect an all around recreational opportunity. From Sams Creek Campground you can snowmobile in the winter, take an OHV road or trail ride in the summer, picnic, fish and go for a day hike, or start here for a big game hunt.

River and Stream Fishing

Fish the Crooked Creek.

Day Hiking

Trail from the Dixie Guard Station leads south to Blowup Mountain, and trails from Halfway House lead into the wilderness.

Backpacking

Trail from the Dixie Guard Station leads south to Blowup Mountain, and trails from Halfway House lead into the wilderness.
 

Big Game Hunting

Please visit Idaho Fish & Game for details on when, where and what you need to hunt in Idaho.

OHV Road Riding

OHV Trail Riding

Snowmobiling

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.54232

  Longitude : 
-115.49227

  Elevation : 
5200'