Chinook Bay Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Chinook Bay Campground is composed of 13 campsites on the north side of Little Redfish Lake on Little Redfish Creek and is situated in a lodgepole pine overstory. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Kayaking, canoeing, wading, hiking, biking, and floating are popular activities. Redfish Lake offers interpretive trails, a visitor center, interpretive programs, equestrian stables, boat rentals, and a dump station. Several trailheads are in the surrounding area including Alpine Way and Redfish trail which lead into the Sawtooth Wilderness, and Boundary Creek trail which leads into the White Clouds Wilderness. Photography of the beautiful Sawtooth and White Clouds Wilderness areas and surrounding lakes and mountains is very popular here. Motorized watercraft are not allowed on Little Redfish Lake.  

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Closes September 21.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,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: Motorized watercraft are not allowed on Little Redfish Lake. Pets must be kept on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. Campsites must be occupied the first night, and 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: Flush
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 less than a mile south on Forest Road #214 to the campground

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6500 ft