North Fork Campground

Area Status: Open

North Fork Campground is composed of 28 campsites including 3 double-sites located at the beginning of the 18.6 mile Harriman Trail. 26 of the 28 sites are currently available for reservation online or by phone. The campground is on the edge of the Big Wood River in a primarily aspen and cottonwood environment. Trails in North Fork Canyon lead to Amber Lakes, Window Lake and into the Hemingway-Boulder Wilderness Area and there is trail access from the campground to the Harriman trail. Fishing is available in the Big Wood River and surrounding creeks and the wildlife viewing is excellent. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Back loop closes September 16th, Front loop 9/30.  Host unavailable after 9/15.
Reservations: or by calling (877) 444-6777
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees: $18 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle. $36 per day for double-sites including 2 vehicles. $9 per day for an additional vehicle. Senior discount with pass is $9 per night.   Sawtooth NRA Camping Fees and information
Open Season: May - September
Restrictions: Please keep pets 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. Campers must occupy the site the first night and cannot go more than 24 hours thereafter without occupying the site. Motorized vehicles and bicycles are not allowed in any of the designated wilderness areas. 
Closest Towns: Ketchum, Idaho. 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For information contact Recreation Resource Management of America at (928) 537-8888.

General Information

Directions: From Ketchum, head 8 miles north on ID 75 past the Sawtooth National Recreation Area Headquarters Office. First campground on the south side of the highway.

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