Summit Creek Recreation Site


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

44.27166667, -113.4472222

Located approximately 50 miles northwest of Howe, Idaho. From Howe, go 40 miles northwest on County Road then 9.5 miles northeast on Summit Road.

Fee Description:

Campsites are first come, first served. Camping fee: free.

Stay limit: 14 days.

Summit Creek Recreation Site

Summit Creek Recreation Site is a lush area is filled with many springs and creeks, which create a unique habitat for an abundance of wildlife such as songbirds, beavers, and moose. The site contains a campground with picnic tables, and three vault toilets. 

Adjacent to the site is nearby Summit Reservoir and Summit Creek which contain Rainbow, Brook, and Bull Trout. Barney Hot Springs is also located across the road from the recreation site. 

Summit Creek and Donkey Hills Areas of Environmental Critical Concern (ACEC) and Goldburg and Burnt Creek Wilderness Study Areas (WSAs) are nearby the recreation site, which offer scenic and unique experiences to visitors looking to get off the beaten track. 

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