Glade Creek Group Campground

Area Status: Open
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Lochsa River near Glade Creek Group Campsite

A popular spot with the locals, the quaint Glade Creek Group Campground has four sites and is peacefully tucked away on about four acres, alongside a rolling river and under a canopy of mixed-age conifers and low-growing shrubs. The vegetation provides privacy for each site as well as shade in the summer, and due to its position along a large bend in the river, and private beach access, this area is popular with groups of rafters and family gatherings.  The campground is located thirty-one miles east of Kooskia and about eight miles east of Lowell, Idaho.   Lowell has a gas station, grocery store, a selection of restaurants and lodging.  This campground is only available as a group site and is reservable through the Kooskia Ranger Station. Popular activities include fishing, swimming and rafting. And for the hikers and mountainbikers, there are three hiking/biking trails within two miles of the campground (trails are also open to motorcycles from 6/2-9/30).

At a Glance

Reservations: Reservations can be made by visiting Glade Creek on or by calling their toll-free number 1-877-444-6777 (10:00 AM - Midnight EST)
Fees Fees are $50.00 per night for 5 camping spots.
Open Season: May 14 - Sept. 10, 2021
Best Season: Summer
Busiest Season: Summer
Restrictions: Campground has a limit of 35 guests allowed, total.
Closest Towns: Lowell, ID
Water: No drinking water is provided
Restroom: Yes, 1 vault toilet
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center: Lochsa-Powell Ranger District, 208-942-3113

General Information


Glade Creek Campground is located at about milepost 105 on US Highway 12. It is approximately 31 miles east of Kooskia and about seven miles east of Lowell, Idaho. 


There is parking for about 8 vehicles at the campground.

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