Broad Canyon Campground & Trailhead

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed

Broad Canyon Trailhead Site

This site has eight camp units in a beautiful wooded setting. There is one accessible vault toilet and several hitching rails. No drinking water is available. Nearby attractions include Broad Canyon Trail, Jarvis Trail, and Bellas Trail.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Open and close dates are approximate, based on road conditions.
Reservations: No reservations taken
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Camping trailer,Picnic tables,Toilets,Parking
Fees No fee required
Open Season: 06/01 - 09/30
Usage: Medium-Heavy
Restrictions: Can accommodate up to 35' trailers
Closest Towns: Sun Valley, Mackay
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet (1)
Passes: The following passes are good for 50% reduction in camping fees: SENIOR PASS – Lifetime $80.00 or Annual $20.00 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


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 approximately 18 miles and turn left on the Copper Basin Road (#135). Follow this road 13 miles and turn right on the Copper Basin Loop Road (#138).  Follow this road 7.5 miles to the Broad Canyon Road. Turn right on this road and follow it for 0.5 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 onto the Copper Basin Road. Follow this road 13 miles to the Copper Basin Loop Road. Turn right on the Copper Basin Loop Road. Follow this road 7.5 miles to the Broad Canyon Road. Turn right on this road and follow it for 0.5 miles to the trailhead.


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Nature Viewing

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