Whitewater Boating Site

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

This remote campground and boating site rests on the north shore of the Salmon River. Access is via a rough road with many tight switchbacks, not recommended for vehicles towing trailers. The facilities include campsites, a toilet, two stock feed bunks, a boat dock (sand) and large parking area. No tables or fire grates are available.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Access to this remote site is via a rough road with many tight switchbacks, not recommended for vehicles towing trailers.
Reservations: Camp spots are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.
Fees No Fee.
Usage: Light
Restrictions: Garbage services not available. Pack It In, Pack It Out.
Closest Towns: Elk City, Idaho
Water: Surface - must treat for drinking
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: Red River Ranger District, 208-842-2245

General Information

Directions: From State Highway 14, turn south on Red River-Dixie Road #222 and continue past the Red River Ranger Station (now closed) approximately 3 miles to the junction with Road #1190. Turn east (left) onto Road #1190 and proceed to its junction with Road #421. Turn onto Road #421 and proceed to the end of it at the Salmon River and the campground (approximately 25 miles south of Red River Ranger Station).

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.53971

  Longitude : 
-115.29328

  Elevation : 
2400'

 



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