Father and Sons Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

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Father and Sons Campground and Picnic Area is a developed campground located near Cottonwood Ridge. The campground is composed of 12 individual units and 1 group units that can accommodate a total of 100 people. The campground is suitable for trailer and tent camping. This area is accessible for a season that varies usually between June and September. Campground amenities include toilets. The area is attractive for exploration on an ATV or a mountain bike. Fishing opportunities can be found nearby at Big Cottonwood Creek.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Access from Oakley.
Open Season: June
Restrictions: Occupancy: The following act is prohibited within the Minidoka Ranger District: Pursuant to 36 CFR 262.58 (a), camping in any area including a developed recreation site or an undeveloped/dispersed recreation site for more than 14 (fourteen) days in a 28 (twenty-eight) day period. A camper or a group of persons camping together must move off of National Forest lands within the Minidoka Ranger District for a minimum of 14 days after camping for 14 days. Campers who remain longer than 14 consecutive days and/or camp more than 14 days within a 28 day period may receive violation notices and fines under the authority described under Special Order Number: 0414-01-028. For more information contact the Minidoka Ranger District Office in Burley, ID 208-678-0430. No Horses are allowed in the campground. Limit 2 vehicles (autos) per site. Vehicles must be parked on gravel spurs provided. Do not park on the travelway/road; do not block traffic.
Closest Towns: 21 miles west of Oakley, ID
Water: No Drinking Water
Operated By: This campground is not part of NRRS.

General Information


From Oakley, Idaho go west approximately 21 miles on Forest Road #500 aka the Oakley Rogerson Road.

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7320 ft.