Sunny Gulch Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open

Sunny Gulch Campground is composed of 45 campsites including 8 double-sites situated in a lodgepole pine overstory. 10 of the sites accept reservations including 1 of the double-sites, and the Sunny Gulch Pavillion & Picnic Area. Reservations can be made at or by calling (877)444-6777. All other campsites are first-come, first-serve. There is excellent fishing in the Salmon River which includes rainbow trout, westslope cutthroat trout and occasional hybrid cutbows and bull trout. A day use area for picnicking and fishing is located near the campground entrance. This campground is a mere 3 miles from Redfish Lake, but is quieter and less crowded. There is access to great hiking trails with views into the Sawtooth Wilderness and the White Cloud Wilderness. 

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is open.
Reservations: This campground has a combination first-come, first-serve campsites and campsites that accept reservations. You can make reservations by clicking on the following link or by calling (877)444-6777. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees Single-sites are $18.00 per night with one vehicle and $9.00 for an additional vehicle, double-sites are $36.00 per night with two vehicles and $9.00 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 general information please contact the Sawtooth NRA at (208)727-5000 or the Stanley Ranger Station at (208)774-3000. 

General Information

Directions: From Stanley, go 4 mile south on ID 75 and follow the signs to the campground.

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6400 ft.