Elk Creek Campground

  

Less than a mile from the quiet town of Elk River in the mountains of north central Idaho, the Elk Creek Campground is found in a picturesque setting of mature pine forests and next to the tinkling waters of Elk Creek.  Only minutes from the largest waterfall in Idaho and the largest and oldest cedar tree east of the cascade range, and a favorite for berry pickers everywhere, this 24 site campground with host and a group shelter is an ideal place for your next family get-a-way.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Water will be shut off by September 30. Fees will be charged from opening date until closing date.
Reservations: The campsites are available on a first-come first-serve basis, except for 6 reservable sites. Visit Elk Creek on Recreation.gov or call 877-444-6777 to reserve. Reservations close September 11, 2018.
Fees Electrical hookup sites are $20.00/night
Open Season: May 18, 2018 - October 31, 2018
Restrictions:
  • Camper length maximum is 30-40 feet in the campground.
  • Garbage services not available. Pack It In, Pack It Out.
Closest Towns: Elk River, Idaho with basic services as gas, groceries, showers and fishing equipment
Water: 4 water spigots
Restroom: Yes (3 total)
Operated By: US Forest Serrvice
Information Center: Palouse Ranger District, 208-875-1131

General Information

Directions:

From Moscow, Idaho, travel northeast on State Road 8 to Elk River. Turn north onto Forest Road 382 and then east onto Forest Road 1705. The campground is about 45 minutes from Moscow. 


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Fire Danger Level: Low
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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.7833

  Longitude : 
-116.170278

  Elevation : 
6000'