Seven Devils Campground

Area Status: Temporarily Closed
Truck with a canoe on top parked in a forested campsite

The Seven Devils Campground is a small rustic facility located near the Hells Canyon Wilderness. The site is set in a cool fir and spruce forest and has 10 tent-only campsite sites. A short walk from the campground is Seven Devils Lake which offers fishing, photography and a chance to view scenery and wildflowers.

At a Glance

Reservations: This site is not reservable.
Area Amenities: Tent camping,Picnic tables,Toilets
Fees: No fees or passes are required for this site.
Open Season: Late June
Usage: Medium
Restrictions: General rules of use and restrictions apply for this developed recreation site. Motorized vehicles, bicycles, carts, hang glider and other mechanical equipment is prohibited in the Wilderness area.
Closest Towns: Riggins, Idaho (18 miles)
Water: No
Restroom: Vault Toilet
Operated By: Forest Service
Information Center: Riggins- Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

General Information


From Riggins, Idaho travel south on Highway 95 for 1.3 miles to Seven Devils Road (becomes Forest Road 517); Turn right on Seven Devils Road and go 17 miles to Forest Road 517 and 517B intersection; Tunr left on Forest Road 517B and go 0.3 miles to campground entrance; The campground road is a loop starting going right.

ADVISORY: Forest Road 517 is very steep, and narrow. Low clearance vehicles, RVs and vehicles pulling trailers are not recommened or advised to use caution when traveling the upper sections of this road. The road can also be slippery when wet or frozen and is not recommended for trailers in the late fall and winter.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information


Campground Camping

No. of Sites 10 single tent-only campsites
No. of Accessible sites None

Lake and Pond Fishing

High mountain lake with pine and fir trees around shorelineFishing at Seven Devils Lake - a short hike from the campground.

Day Hiking



Picnic tables: At each campsite
Tent camping: 10 tent campsites
Toilets: Vault toilets

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities


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7600 feet