Big Bar Dispersed Camping Area

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

This is a large dispersed campground with no formal parking or camping units located along the Snake River in Hells Canyon. Used by both tent campers and RVs the area offers a place to camp along the Snake River. Few amenities exist, there is one outhouse and informational sign at the pull in to the parking area.

At a Glance

Fees no fee
Usage: Light
Closest Towns: Forest Service
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (3)
Operated By: Cambridge Idaho
Information Center: Big Bar will be getting a new dock tentatively set for mid-June.

General Information

Directions: From Cambridge take Hwy 71 down to the Snake River, approximately 26 miles. Then continue on the Hwy 71 another 30 miles to the entrance of the dispersed area.

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