Trap Creek Campground - Hwy 21

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Trap creek campground is a small campground offering one group site that consists of three smaller sites. The group site can accommodate up to 40 people. If the group site is not reserved, the individual sites are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations can be made by visiting or by calling (877)444-6777. Summer wildflowers are plentiful and a mixed stand of pines shade the area with Trap Creek flowing nearby. Numerous sparkling lakes and streams, including the Salmon River dot the area, making for great rainbow and native westslope cutthroat trout fishing. Stanley and Redfish Lakes are nearby, offering great boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is open.
Reservations: Reservations can be made by clicking on the following link or by calling (877)444-6777.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $14 per day for single-sites including 1 vehicle. $7 per day for an additional vehicle. $75 per day for group-sites that can accommodate up to 40 people. 
Open Season: May - September
Restrictions: Please keep pets on a leash. 10 day maximum stay length for campsites. Campers must occupy the site the first night and cannot go more than 24 hours thereafter without occupying the site. Not motorized equipment or bicycles are allowed in any of the designated Wilderness Areas.
Closest Towns: Stanley, Idaho. 
Water: Drinking Water
Restroom: Vault
Information Center: For 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 15 miles northwest on ID 21.

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6700 ft.