Cottonwood Recreation Site

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US Hwy 93
Ellis, ID 83235
208-879-6200
208-524-7500
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GPS: 44.6686, -114.0788

Last Price Paid: $5
Number of Sites: 15
Pad Type: asphalt
Elevation: 4679 ft
Max Stay: 14
Tent Camping: Yes

6 people have reviewed this location.

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Battlement Mesa, CO
2018 Toyota Tundra 1794 Edition
2018 Lance Camp Trailer 20' Model #1985
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 1
“Beautiful Site - Great Campground - Very Nice Hosts - Dump station on site - Shade ”

Reviewed Aug 26, 2018

Overall Rating

We stopped for one night the end of July 2018 on the way to Stanley Basin. Very well maintained CG, great host, lots of sites with shade. The place was only half full on a busy travel day. The Salmon River abuts one side of the CG. There is water and a dump station on the way in. It's quiet, clean, level paved sites with clean camp... more

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BobandJai
Watsonville, CA
31 Winnebago Vista
28 reviews
Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 3

BobandJai would stay here again

“Shade, swimming, and breezes”

Reviewed Jul 29, 2018

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Pull in here after a long hot drive in the desert, and you enter another world. All the sites have some shade, most have lots of cottonwoods around them, and many are just steps from the Salmon River. We saw a huge beaver across the river at dusk. There’s a lovely big sandy beach to swim or sun bathe, and a nice deep calm swimming hole... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Cheico

22 Outdoors RV Creekside
2015 Ford F350
8 reviews
Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 12

Cheico would stay here again

“Relaxing location, a bit of road noise”

Reviewed Sep 25, 2017

Overall Rating

We stayed here for quick access to Goldbug Hot Springs. The campground is in the middle of nowhere with any sort of services or groceries quite a ways away. But it was relaxing and scenic. There are several spots that could accommodate larger trailers like ours. The road is close by the campsites furthest from the river so there was... more

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boondockinglife
Vashon, WA
Dodge Ram 3500
1999 Lance 1010
14 reviews
Nightly rate: $2
Days stayed: 5

boondockinglife would stay here again

“Great spot right on the Salmon River”

Reviewed Jul 27, 2017

Overall Rating

Nestled in a grove of shady cottonwoods, this spot is aptly named. Only 1 other rig there at the time, giving me at least a half-dozen awesome low-bank riverside camping spots to choose from. Picnic tables, fire rings, vault toilets, dump station. Water, but turned off already by the time I arrived. 2 bars VZ 4G LTE unboosted. $2.50/ni... more

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2bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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Morses safari
Kensington, MD
18 Safari Condo
60 reviews
Nightly rate: $5
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 1

Morses safari would stay here again

“Convenient and pristine ”

Reviewed Jul 22, 2017

Overall Rating

Driving between Stanley ID and Missoula this campground is right off Rt 93. It's a Small campground, vault toilets, boat ramp, shady from Cottonwoods with river flowing by sites.

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2bars
Verizon Voice Only
0bars
T-Mobile 4G/LTE
0bars
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0bars
T-Mobile Voice Only

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5 reviews

Sputnik Goes would stay here again

“Camping in an Oasis”

Reviewed Aug 23, 2014

Overall Rating

This is a stellar site. For $10/night ($5 seniors or NP pass holders), you get the shade of cottonwood trees and a nice river for swimming. This area is hot and barren in the summer, and the Cottonwood campground is a welcoming oasis. The grounds are green and well maintained, with a day use picnic area, boat launch, $5 (for camp pa... more

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This review is the opinion of a Campendium member and not of Campendium.com


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

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