Bowns Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Bowns Campground, located 25 miles east of Featherville and 18 miles north of Fairfield, is a developed campground composed of 10 units along Big Smoky Creek. Two of the camp sites are double family units.  Camping, fishing, hiking, and picnicking are popular activities. Campground amenities include picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water (seasonally) and restrooms. Miller Creek Trail (#087) starts just south of the campground and is open to motorcycles.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Campground is open and fees will be charged until October 31st. Water (handpump) is on and tested.
Operational Hours: Standard operating season is May - October but can be seasonally dependent.
Reservations: This is a non-reservation site
Fees Fees will be charged from mid-May until October 31. $6.00 per night fee for single sites, $12.00 per night for double sites.
Restrictions: Pets must be leashed in campground.  All campfires must be attended.
Closest Towns: Fairfield, Idaho
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: Fairfield Ranger District. This campground is not part of NRRS. Call 208-764-3202 for more informa

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From Fairfield, go north 18 miles on Forest Road #094 and west approximately 6 miles on Forest Road #227.

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5500 ft.