Sawmill Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sawmill Campground has 3 small, tight campsites; each with a fire ring and a picnic table.  Sites to pitch a tent are small and limited by aspen within the campground.  Parking is limited.  Large RVs and  trailers are not recommended.  A single-unit, ADA-accessible SST vault toilet is found at the campground.  Individual campsites are not considered ADA-accessible.  An excellent site for a small picnic near a creek.  Aspen trees shade the campsites.

At a Glance

Reservations: Not accepted.
Fees Non-fee campground.
Open Season: May 1 annually, weather and road conditions permitting.
Usage: Light
Best Season: July - September
Busiest Season: October during hunting season.
Restrictions: Camping limit 16 days.  No horses or stock permitted in campground.
Closest Towns: Ketchum, Hailey
Water: No public potable drinking water in the campground or within the East Fork Big Wood River drainage.
Restroom: ADA-accessible SST single-unit Vault
Operated By: Ketchum Ranger District, Sawtooth National Forest.

General Information


From Ketchum, go south on ID 75 approximately 6 miles to the East Fork Big Wood River/Greenhorn Gulch traffic light, then go east (left) on Forest Road #118 approximately 11 miles, through the old mining town of Triumph, along the East Fork of the Wood River, to reach Sawmill Campground. 


Individual campsites are not considered ADA-accessible.

The single-unit SST vault toilet is ADA-accessible.

General Notes:

Non-fee site.  Reservations not accepted.  No public drinking water available in the campground.


Space available in the campground for up to 4 full-sized vehicles.

Large RVs and trailers not recommended.

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