Thatcher Campground

This campground is just off Highway 21, and tucked back into the trees, overlooking beautiful Capehorn meadows. Walk across the street to overlook a marshy wetland, a hangout for breakfasting moose, elk, and a variety of birds. Each of the 5 sites is equipped with picnic tables and fire rings with cooking grills. The campground accommodates trailers and motorhomes up to 32 feet and has vault toilets and hand pumps for drinking water. Although there are no full hookups, the campground will fit trailers and RV's up to 32 feet long.

At a Glance

Reservations: No reservations taken
Fees: $10/Night for single unit
Open Season: 5/25
Usage: Heavy
Restrictions: 32 foot RV length
Closest Towns: Stanley
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: The following passes are good for 50% reduction in camping fees: SENIOR PASS – Available for $10.00 to US Citizens 62 years and older.  Must be purchased in person with proof of age such as driver’s license. ACCESS PASS – Available FREE of charge to US citizens that have been medically determined to have a permanent disability that severely limits one or more major life activities.  Must be maintained in person with written proof of disability.
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions: From Stanley:15 miles NW of Stanley on Highway 21, on west side of Highway.From Boise:Approximately 117 miles NE on Highway 21 towards Stanley. Campground is on the right.

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