Pettit Lake Campground


Area Status: Open

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: $18 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle and $36 per day for double-sites including 2 vehicles. $9 per day for an additional vehicle. Senior discount with pass is $9 per night. Day use fee is $6. Day use parking fee is $6. Sawtooth NRA Camping Fees and information
Open Season: June - September
Restrictions: Pets must be on a leash. All occupancy (includes developed/dispersed camping, boats, boat trailers, travel trailers, tents, etc): Occupancy limit is 10 days in a 30 day period within a 30 mile radius for all of SNRA. 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

Directions:

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


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

All occupancy (includes developed/dispersed camping, boats, boat trailers, travel trailers, tents, etc): Occupancy limit is 10 days in a 30 day period within a 30 mile radius for all of SNRA

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking

Backpacking

Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery

Picnicking

Group Picnicking

Boating - Motorized

Swimming

Waterskiing

Waterskiing is not permitted after 6pm or before 10am on Pettit lake. 

Amenities

Picnic tables:
Tent camping:
Parking:
Toilets:
Boat ramp:
Drinking water:

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.984452

  Longitude : 
-114.869270

  Elevation : 
7000 ft.