Buttermilk Campground

Caribou-Targhee National Forest

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Buttermilk Loop Rd. Island Park, ID 83429 208-558-7301 208-557-5760 Reservations: 877-444-6777 Official Website

GPS: 44.4324, -111.4262

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Overview of Buttermilk Campground

Number of Sites 53

Pad Type gravel

Reservations yes

Open Seasonally May-Sept.

Elevation 6,299 ft / 1,919 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Buttermilk Campground 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

Cell Phone Coverage

2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/26/2019
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 6/16/2020
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Andyd3
Jackson, WY 18' Dutchmen
12 reviews
“Nice spot”

Reviewed 6/16/2020

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: A24
Overall Rating

The first reviewer said what needs to be said. Att service is unusable. It’s now $20 per spot. Both loops have their own host. I liked the spots in loop A the best but they are not reservable. Pretty forested area. I’d go back.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
1bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

Andyd3 would stay here again

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MTgirl79
MT Wolf Creek 850 Chevrolet 2500 Long Bed
51 reviews
“Reasonably quiet, shady campsites”

Reviewed 6/26/2019

Nightly rate: $15
Days stayed: 2
Site Number: A10
Overall Rating

Well spaced campsites, reasonable privacy in most of the camp. Most sites are pull through, some are back in. All gravel but level. Concrete tables and steel fire rings in each site. Vault toilets, water taps, bear boxes and bearproof dumpsters available. Lots of trees so the sites stay pretty shaded throughout the day. There is a boat ramp with a large parking area and a couple of smaller docks for access to Island Park Reservoir. No dump station in camp but there are a couple available in Island park.
The camp hosts keep a close eye on things and will deal with loud generators, barking dogs and parties if needed. They also ask that you keep ATV's out of the camp to keep the noise and dust down.
Sites in loop B can be reserved, loop A are first come first served. The pull through sites in A are a bit larger if you have sliders. If you plan on being in the area on a weekend I'd recommend reservations. Mid week isn't quite so busy and you'll not have any trouble getting a site. Keep in mind that this area does get some of the overflow from Yellowstone National Park campgrounds on prime summer and holiday weekends so expect camp to be full during those times.

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

MTgirl79 would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
  • pull thru
Facilities
  • group sites
  • restrooms: vault
  • trash
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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