East Fork Recreation Site


Challis Field Office 721 East Main St Suite 8 Challis, ID

44.266666, -114.327222

Approximately 19 miles southwest of Challis, Idaho and 4 miles north of Clayton, Idaho. Travel south from Challis on Highway 93 for 2 miles, turn right on Highway 75 and drive southwest approximately 17 miles. The site will be on your right at the confluence of the East Fork and main Salmon Rivers.

Fee Description:

Campsites are first come, first served. Camping fee: $10. Stay limit: 14 days. ATM

East Fork Recreation Site

Nestled between the main Salmon River and the mouth of the East Fork of the Salmon River, the East Fork Recreation Site encompasses a 20-mile segment of the East Fork Salmon River. The site is popular during the summer months and offers fishing, hunting, camping, nature viewing and hiking along four nearby trailheads (Sheep Creek, Jimmy Smith Lake Trailhead, Herd Creek and Little Boulder Creek Trailhead). Amenities include 8 RV and 3 tent sites, vault toilets and potable water. This site has limited cell service.

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