Salmon River Campground

Area Status: Open

The Salmon River Campground has 2 sections, riverside and the north side of Hwy 75. It is composed of 30 campsites including 1 double-site. The campground is situated amongst lodgepole pines and sagebrush. All sites are first-come, first-serve. The campground allows easy access to numerous hot springs in the area. The town of Stanley is very close, visitors can take an afternoon to visit the fascinating Stanley Museum, which reveals the rich history of the area. This is an excellent site for fishing and hiking as Casiono Creek trailhead is close, leading you to either Little Casino Creek or Big Casino Creek towards the Casino Lakes. 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: This campground is open.
Operational Hours: This campground closes on September 30th. Hillside Host no longer available after September 15th.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: Sawtooth NRA Camping Fees and Information
Open Season: May - September
Restrictions: Pets must be 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 permitted 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 5 miles northeast on ID 75.  The campground is on the right.

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6200 ft.