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Hammer Creek Recreation Site

The site lies along the Lower Salmon River, surrounded by semi-arid mountain peaks. It is a frequent put-in spot for boating the Lower Salmon River via raft, kayak, jet boat or power boat.

Directions

Approximately 2.7 miles from Highway 95, near White Bird | Driving Directions

Weather

Maps

Vinegar Creek to Hammer Creek: Detailed Maps | Overview Map 

Hammer Creek to Heller Bar: Detailed Maps | Overview Map 

Facilities/Fees

  • Developed siteCampers at Hammer Creek
  • Campground - 12 sites with picnic table, fire rings and some BBQ grills
  • Day use area with picnic tables and BBQ grills
  • Drinking water
  • Boat ramp - concrete
  • Valut toilets - 2
  • Flush toilets - 2
  • Parking area
  • RV dump station
  • Changing rooms - 2
  • Open year-round
  • Fees - Camping is $10 per night per camper, plus $4 per additional vehicle not in tow per night.  Camping only allowed at designated numbered campsites.  Federal Interagency Access Pass provides for a 50% discount off the fees in this notice for card holder and their vehicle.
    • Each campsite unit is defined as:  1 vehicle or 1 rv/camper and/or multiple tents per campsite.  Any additional rv/camper at a campsite is $10 per rv/camper per night, and any additional vehicles not in tow are $4 per vehicle per night.
  • Dogs must be on a leash (6 feet or less)
  • Garbage disposal on site.  Disposal of any household or industrial refuse or waste brought in from private or municipal property is prohibited and subject to fines.
  • Campground fees must be paid within 30 minutes after occupying site.
  • Permits are required for commercial use, competitive use, 
    special area use and organized group activity and event use
  • First come, first served - no reservations
  • All fees collected are used at this site for improvements and maintenance