Island Bar Recreation Site


Cottonwood Field Office 2 Butte Drive Cottonwood, ID 83522

45.41583333, -116.2594444

4.8 miles east of Riggins, Idaho on Big Salmon Road

Island Bar Recreation Site

The site is located on the Lower Salmon River. It is a frequent put-in spot for floating the Lower Salmon River via raft, kayak, or jet boat. The site is largely undeveloped and is near large, sandy beaches and has easy access to the Salmon River. BLM recreation sites also on this stretch of river are Lucile, Old Lucile, Shorts Bar, Slate Creek, Skookumchuck, White Bird, Hammer Creek and Pine Bar. Be sure to check those sites for more information and amenities for boat ramps or camping. For river maps, authorized outfitters and shuttle services, see the links below.

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