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Mormon Bend Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Mormon Bend Campground is composed of 15 campsites including 1 double-site bordering the Salmon River. All sites are first-come, first-serve. It is situated in a lodgepole pine forest along with sagebrush and some open meadows. Visitors can fish for trout and steelhead in the Salmon River and surrounding creeks. This campground is opened early in the season to accommodate steelhead fishermen. A designated put-in for float boaters is located within the campground.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 10-day stay limit. Campers must occupy the site the first night and cannot go more than 24 hours thereafter without occupying the site. There is a dumpster at Sunbeam Dam.
Operational Hours: This campground is open.
Reservations: All sites are first-come, first-serve. 
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $16 per night for single-sites including 1 vehicle and $32 per day for double-sites including 2 vehicles. $8 per day for an additional vehicle. 
Open Season: April - 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
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.

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 From Stanley, go 8 miles northeast on ID 75.  Turn right into the campground.

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