Poverty Flat Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Photo of a site at Poverty Flat Campground.

Located along side the South Fork Salmon River, this paved campground offers 10 campsites, including 4 walk in tent sites. Hitching posts at each site. The campground serves as take-out for those floating the South Fork of the Salmon River from Goat Creek. Serves as the trailhead for an extensive trail system. Many loop hikes are possible from here, of varying lengths and difficulties. Open to those on foot, horses, mountain bikes, and trail bikes. Fishing in the river. Fire rings, hitching rails, toilet, drinking water, pack in/pack out.  Please pack out all your trash. No hook-ups.

At a Glance

Fees $10 single units
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Yellow Pine, ID
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From McCall, go 30 miles northeast on Forest Road 48,then 13 miles south on FR 674.

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Campground Camping

No. of Sites 8 single site(s)
Reservation Info Not reservable
No. of Accessible sites 7 of 8
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