Iron Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Iron Creek Campground is composed of 9 campsites alongside Iron Creek located in a lodgepole pine overstory to the south-west of Stanley. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Iron Creek trailhead and Alpine Way trail are located nearby for access into several lakes and creeks including Alpine lake, Sawtooth lake, Goat lake, Trail Creek lakes and the McGown lakes th the beautiful Sawtooth Wilderness. This area is wonderful for hiking, fishing, wildlife viewing and enjoying the beauty of the Sawtooth Wilderness. Numerous mountain peaks including McGown Peak, Williams Peak, Thompson Peak, Merritt Peak and Mt. Regan which are visible from this area.  

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This camground is open.
Operational Hours: This campground closes on September 21st.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle. $8 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Open Season: June - September
Restrictions: Please keep pets on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. 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 information contact Recreation Resource Management of America at (928) 537-8888.

General Information


From Stanley, go northwest 2.5 miles on ID 21, then 4 miles south on Forest Road #619.

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6700 ft.