Boundary Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Boundary Campground is a developed, fee, non-reservation campground composed of 9 campsites located on Trail Creek approximately 2 miles northeast of the Sun Valley Resort Village. The 4-unit Boundary Picnic Area is adjacent to the campground and shares a vault toilet and hand pump for drinking water with it.  The campground and picnic area are open the Friday before Memorial Day to September 30 annually.  A Campground Host typically occupies campsite #1 from mid-June to the end of September to help manage the area and provide visitor information. Amenities include drinking water from a hand pump; 2 vault toilets; refuse service; and a fire ring, grill stand, and picnic table in each site.  Campsites also have a designated location to pitch a tent.  Camp and picnic sites have hardened aprons allowing wheelchair access.  Access roads and parking spurs are gravel.  Toilets are ADA-accessible.  Dogs must be leashed in the campground and picnic area, and their soilid waste picked up and  disposed of properly by their owners.  Stock is not permitted.  Campsite #7 is a double unit.  All other campsites are single units.  Check-out time is 2:00 pm.  The campground and picnic area are mostly open with large cottonwood trees providing intermittent shade.  The campground has beautiful views of Bald Mountain Ski Area to the west.

At a Glance

Current Conditions:  Fees $10.00/night. Full services available. Dog leash and waste pickup enforcement.
Operational Hours: Standard Operating Times are May - September, and can be seasonally contingent The campground gate is open 6:00 am to 10:00 pm. when the Campground Hosts are managing the area.  Currently there are no Campground Hosts at Boundary.
Reservations: Not accepted.
Fees Single units $10.00 per day.  Double unit $20.00 per day.  Check-out time is 2:00 pm.
Usage: Medium
Best Season: Late summer through first week of Fall.
Busiest Season: Mid-July through Labor Day
Restrictions: Dogs must be leashed in the campground, picnic area, and adjacent trailhead.  Solid dog waste must be picked up and disposed of properly.  Stock is not permitted. Camping Stay Limit is 7 days.
Closest Towns: Sun Valley and Ketchum, Idaho
Water: Hand pump.
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Forest Service. This campground is not part of NRRS. Call 1-208-622-5371 for more information.

General Information


From Ketchum, go northeast through Sun Valley on Trail Creek Road about 4 miles.  Boundary Campground and Picnic Area will be on your right.


Single units can generally accomodate one long RV, or a pick-up & trailer combination, or 2 full-size passenger vehicles.

The Double unit can generally accomodate 2 long RVs, or 2 pick-up & camper combinations, or 4 full size passenger vehicles.


Camp and picnic site aprons are hardened, allowing wheelchair access.  Roads and parking spurs are gravel.  Toilets are ADA-accessible.

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