Riverside Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Riverside Campground is composed of 17 campsites bordering the Salmon River located in a lodgepole pine forest. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Casino Creek trailhead leads to the isolated and pristine Casino Lakes and then into the beautiful White Cloud Mountains. This is an excellent area for fishing, hiking and backpacking. To maintain stream bank integrity sites 1–8 are available from mid-May through mid-September. Sites 10–17 are available from mid-May through August 15. This campground is 1 of 4 in the general area which include Salmon River campground, Casino Creek campground, and Mormon Bend campground that are sought after for their access to the Salmon River for its excellent fishing.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: This campground is open.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $14 per night for single-sites including 1 vehicle. $7 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Open Season: June - September
Restrictions: Pets must be 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. 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 contact the Sawtooth NRA Visitor Center at (208)727-5000 or the Stanley Ranger Station at (208)774-3000.

General Information


From Stanley, go 6 miles northeast on ID 75.  Turn left into sites 1-8 or right into sites 10-17.

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