Pettit Lake Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Pettit Lake Campground is located approximately two miles west of Hwy 75 on FS Rd 208. It is in a secluded area next to Pettit Lake nestled at the base of rolling hills and majestic peaks. Swimming, fishing, kayaking and canoeing are wonderful activities for Pettit lake. There are 9 single-sites and 3 double-sites which are all first-come, first-serve. Tin Cup trailhead leading into the beautiful Sawtooth Wilderness is located at the north end of the campground. There is a day use picnic area adjacent to the campground. Personal watercraft are not allowed on Pettit lake. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground closes on September 21st. Host will not be present after September 21st.
Reservations: This is a first-come, first-serve campground. 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp,Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle and $32 per day for double-sites including 2 vehicles. $8 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Open Season: June - September
Restrictions: Pets must be on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. Campsites must be occupied the first night, and cannot be left unattended for more than 24 hours. Motorized vehicles and bicycles are not permitted in any of the designated wilderness areas.
Closest Towns: Stanley, Idaho.
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For information contact Recreation Resource Management of America at (928) 537-8888.

General Information


From Stanley, go south 21 miles on ID 75, then west on FS Rd 208 approximately 2 miles.

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Picnic tables
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Boat ramp
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7000 ft.