Boise Creek Campground

Area Status: Open

Boise Creek Campground is located in a lovely forest setting that includes large Pacific madrone, Douglas-fir, and California bay trees. The campground is located 2 miles east from the town of Willow Creek along the Trinity River. Ideal location to participate in the area’s many recreation activities inlcluding fishing, swimming, whitewater rafting and more.. Campers can walk the 1/2-mile trail from the campground to the nearby creek and find a swimming hole or explore native plants and wildlife. Visitors can also check out the town’s 9-hole public golf course or participate in the area’s numerous cultural and social events like the annual Bigfoot Days on Labor Day weekend.

At a Glance

Operational Hours: Open May 15th, 2024 through October 15 2024. Closed during winter months. 
Reservations: Sites 1-6 and 17 are  reserverable through, or by calling 1 (877) 444-6777; TDD: 1 (877) 833-6777; International: 1 (606) 515-6777. Otherwise, first come-first serve. Self registration kiosk at campground entrance. 
Area Amenities: Accessible, Tent camping, Camping trailer, Picnic tables, Toilets, Drinking water, Parking
Fees: $10 camping fee - $5 for extra vehicle, $5 day-use fee for day use of campsites. Cash (exact change) and check, made out to USDA (United States Department of Agriculture)
Open Season: 5/15/2024 - 10/15/2024
Usage: Medium
Closest Towns: Willow Creek, 10 minutes
Water: Drinking water is available.
Restroom: Vault toilets.
Passes: Interagency Park Passes are honored at the Six Rivers National Forest:
Interagency Senior Pass: A lifetime pass for citizens or permanent residents of the U.S., age 62 or older. There is a one-time $80 fee.
Interagency Access Pass: A lifetime pass free to citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. who have a permanent disability, regardless of age.
Holders of the above passes receive a 50% discount on camping fees on the Smith River NRA and Six Rivers National Forest. The passes also cover access to and use of many other Federal recreation sites that charge entrance or standard amenity fees.
Obtain passes at National Forest or Grassland offices; or by mail through USGS—inquire at 1 (888) 275-8747 or online at; or visit the USGS store at
Information Center: Lower Trinity Ranger District
580 Highway 96
Willow Creek, CA 95573
(530) 629-2118

General Information


From Willow Creek, California, take State Route 299 for 2 miles west. Enter the campground directly from the highway.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

Maximum trailer length 35 feet.

Day Hiking

1/4 mile trail to Willow Creek.


Accessible: Most sites are accessible.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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