Knife Edge Campground and River Access

Area Status: Open
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Located along the breathtaking Wild and Scenic Lochsa River, about fifteen minutes east of Lowell, ID, families, campers, anglers, kayakers, floaters and boaters may enjoy this five unit, two acre, free-use campground and Lochsa river/boat access site. A changing room and  a single vault restroom is also provided.

The Campground will accomodate 40-ft. RV's.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:
  • Garbage pickup available third week in May to first week in September.
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: Summer
Busiest Season: May-June
Restrictions: 8 people per campsite. No stock allowed.
Closest Towns: Lowell, ID
Water: No drinking water is provided.
Restroom: 1 vault toilet. No toilet service November-March.
Operated By: US Forest Service
Information Center:
  • Lochsa/Powell Ranger District, 208-926-4274
  • The Lochsa Historical Ranger Station is located 11 miles east on Highway 12.  Open Memorial Day-Labor Day, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., seven days a week.

General Information

Directions:

Travel 11.6 miles east on highway 12 from Lowell, ID.  Site will be on the right.


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Activities


Beaches & Dunes

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Bicycling

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River and Stream Fishing

This a popular spot for fly-fishing along the river bank (cutthroat, rainbow trout, steelhead and salmon).


Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Outdoor Learning

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Scenic Driving

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Water Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
46.22962

  Longitude : 
-115.475088

 

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