Lake View Campground

Area Status: Open

Lake View Campground is composed of 6 campsites including 1 double site, situated in a lodgepole pine overstory on Stanley Lake. All sites are first-come, first-serve. There is a boat ramp near this campsite and Stanley Lake offers excellent swimming, boating, waterskiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow, cutthroat, brook and bull trout. There are several hiking trails in the area including Stanley Lake trail head, Elk Mountain trail head and Lady Face Falls is nearby. Beautiful McGowan peak with an elevation of 9,860 is visible to the south. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground closes on September 21st.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Boat ramp, Tent camping, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Sawtooth NRA Camping Fees and Information
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
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: Stanley, Idaho. 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For general information please contact the Sawtooth NRA at (208)727-5000 or the Stanley Ranger Station at (208)774-3000.

General Information


From Stanley, go 5 miles north on ID 21 then 3.5 miles west on Forest Road #455.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Day Hiking


Viewing Wildlife

Viewing Plants

Viewing Scenery


Boating - Motorized



Waterskiing only permitted after 10am and before 6pm. 


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Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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  Elevation : 
6500 ft.