Lake Creek Trailhead & Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Lake Creek Trailhead

This area has four camping units in an open sage brush area adjacent to Lake Creek with one vault toilet. Hitching rails and loading ramp are available. Drinking water is available during the summer months. Nearby attractions are the Lake Creek ATV trail, Green Lake Trail, and Muldoon Canyon.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open and Close dates are approximate, based on road condition.
Reservations: No reservations taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Fee charged for some activities,Picnic tables,Toilets,Drinking water,Parking
Fees $5.00/Night for single unit
Open Season: 5/25 - 9/30
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Can accomodate up to 35' trailers
Closest Towns: Sun Valley and Mackay
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: The following passes are good for 50% reduction in camping fees: SENIOR PASS – Available for $80.00 Lifetime or $20.00 Annual 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 Mackay: Take US Highway 93 approximately 16 miles north of Mackay to the Trail Creek Road (#208). Turn left on Trail Creek Road. Follow this road 18 miles and turn left on Copper Basin Road (#135). Follow this road 18 miles to the second turnoff to the Copper Basin Loop Road (at the Copper Basin Guard Station). Turn right on the Copper Basin Loop Road. Follow this road 4 miles to the trailhead. From Sun Valley/Ketchum: Take Highway 75 (Main Street) to Sun Valley Road. Turn northeast onto Sun Valley Road. This road turns into the Trail Creek Road (closed in winter). Follow this road to the Copper Basin Road. Turn right on the Copper Basin Road. Follow this road 18 miles to the second turnoff to the Copper Basin Loop Road (at the Copper Basin Guard Station). Turn right on the Copper Basin Loop Road. Follow this road 4 miles to the trailhead.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Fishing

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Hiking

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Scenic Driving

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Winter Sports

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Amenities

Picnic tables
Drinking water
Toilets
Parking
Fee charged for some activities
Tent camping
Camping trailer
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
43.767935

  Longitude : 
-113.903099

  Elevation : 
8400

 

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