Challis Field Office

Summit Creek Recreation Site

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This lush area is filled with many springs and creeks, which create a unique habitat for an abundance of wildlife such as songbirds and moose. Fishermen can try their luck at nearby Summit Reservoir and hikers can explore several trails and logging roads which head into nearby Challis National Forest. This is also a popular area for hunters in the fall. Adventurous visitors can find a relaxing spot at the nearby Barney Hot Springs.

Location: Northwest of Howe, Idaho. From Howe, go 40 miles northwest on County Road then 9.5 miles northeast on Summit Road.

Facilities/Fees:
• Less-developed campground
• No fees
• 7 campsites with fire rings
• 5 picnic tables
• 2 vault toilets
• Use season: May - October


Beaver Ponds at Summit Creek