Chinook Campground

Area Status: Closed
picture of campsite at Chinook CG

Forested campground situated along the Secesh River at an elevation of 5,650'. Each of nine sites includes a picnic table, fire ring, and several are equipped for stock use. There is typically potable water available June - September.

All sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis.  The Interagency Pass and Golden Age Passport are accepted at this site.

There are no hookups or trash receptacles. Please pack out your trash. 

Local activities include fly fishing, mountain biking, and hiking. The Secesh River Trail #080 and Loon Lake Trail #081 both comprise a portion of the popular Loon Lake Loop and depart directly from the campground. The historic town of Warren as well as Burgdorf Hot Springs are within easy driving distance.


Chinook Campground Recreation Opportunity Guide PDF

Loon Lake Loop Recreation Opportunity Guide PDF

At a Glance

Reservations: Sites are not reservable.
Fees: $10/night
Usage: Heavy
Closest Towns: Around one hour from McCall, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Typically accessible May - October. Call the McCall Ranger District: 208-634-0400 for current information.

General Information


From McCall, follow the Warren Wagon Road (21) north for 36 miles. Turn right at the Chinook Campground sign and follow Forest Road #378 for one mile to the campground. 



Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 9 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 9 of 9

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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