Point Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Point Campground is composed of 17 campsites on the west side of Redfish Lake. This campground is consistently rated as one of the top campsites in the country. Sites 1 - 8 are for walk-in tent camping only. Motorhomes and trailers are not allowed at this campground. Reservations can be made by visiting www.recreation.gov or by calling (877)444-6777. This campsite is situated in a lodgepole pine forest. The visitor Center offers area information and interpretive programs. The campground features a sandy beach and a day use area for picnicing and great fishing for trout is in the lake. Take a short tour on the interpretive Fishhook Nature Trail, or a longer walk west into the beautiful Sawtooth Wilderness to battle wild cutthroat in the alpine lakes. A boat ramp is located at Sandy Beach boat launch, on the east shore of the lake. Waterskiing, sailing, swimming, wading, canoeing, motorboating and of course, fishing are all great ways to enjoy the waters. Equestrian stables, a dump station, and boat rentals can be found at Redfish Lake Lodge. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Closes September 16, camp hosts unavailable after September 16. Access to beach until September 30.
Reservations: Point campground accepts reservations which can be made by clicking on the link www.recreation.gov/camping/point-campground/r/campgroundDetails.do?contractCode=NRSO&parkId=70312 or by calling (877)444-6777. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $20 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle. $10 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Open Season: May - September
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: Please keep pets on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. You must occupy the campsite the first night and campsites cannot be left unattended for more than 24 hours. 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 1.5 mile south on ID 75 and 2.5 miles west on Forest Road #214.

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6600 ft.