Challis Field Office

Garden Creek Campground

This campground, located in an aspen grove, is along the Big Lost River and features scenic hiking and nature viewing opportunities for visitors. Travel 3.5 miles south to the border of the Challis National Forest to hike from the Deep Creek Trailhead or head about 15 miles north on ID-93 to the Whiskey Springs Wildlife Viewing Area to observe waterfowl in the Chilly Slough Wetlands Conservation Area.

Location: Located on the Big Lost River at the border of the Challis National Forest approximately 60 miles from Arco; 10 miles east of Highway 93 on Trail Creek Road. From Arco, go northwest 43 miles on US 93, then west 15 miles on Trail Creek Road.

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Facilities/Fees:
• 5 campsites with picnic tables and fire-rings
• 1 vault toilet
• Use season: May - October
• No fees


Garden Creek Campground