Phi Kappa Campground

Area Status: Closed
Phi Kappa Campground

The campground has 21 campsites in a beautiful wooded setting. Amenities include one handpump to provide potable water (the natural color of which is rusty), and two vault toilets. Water is only available during the summer months. Non-reservable campground with $10/night fee. Nearby areas of Interest are Kane Lake, Big Fall Creek Lake, Sun Valley/Ketchum Area.

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, Fee charged for some activities, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $10 per Night for single unit is charged for overnight use of this site.
Open Season: 05/31 - 09/30
Usage: Light-Medium
Closest Towns: Mackay, Sun Valley
Water: Potable Water
Restroom: Vault Toilet (2)
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


From Mackay: Take US Highway 93 approximately 16 miles north of Mackay to the Trail Creek Road. Turn left on the Trail Creek Road (#208) and follow this road 23 miles to the campground. From Challis: Take US Highway 93 south of Challis to the Trail Creek Road. Turn right on the Trail Creek Road. Follow this road 23 miles to the campground. 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. Follow this road 23 miles to the campground.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Viewing Scenery

OHV Road Riding


Scenic Driving


Camping trailer:
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Fee charged for some activities:
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