Canyon Transfer Camp

Area Status: Open

Canyon Campground is a non-reservation campground composed of 7 single units and 3 group sites on Big Smoky Creek. Campground amenities include picnic tables, fire rings, drinking water, restrooms, horse corrals and a stock loading station. The Big Smoky Trail #072 begins at the north end of the campground and leads to Skillern Hot Springs. Big Smoky trail is open to non-motorized travel and motorcycles. Numerous trails split off of the main Big Smoky Trail, some of them are only open to non-motorized travel. Please be sure to pick up a Motor Vehicle Use Map from the local Ranger Station.

At a Glance

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

General Information


From Fairfield, go north 18 miles on Forest Road #094, turn left onto Forest Raod #227 for 5.5 miles and then turn north onto Forest Road #085 for 2 miles.

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Campground Camping

Group Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Day Hiking


Horse Camping

Horse Riding

Big Game Hunting


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5600 ft.