Fort Running Bear

RV Park

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25094 Camas Reservoir Rd. Mountain Home, ID 83647 208-653-2494 Official Website

GPS: 43.3589, -115.3806

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Overview of Fort Running Bear

Number of Sites 70

Reservations yes

Elevation 5,019 ft / 1,529 m

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Fort Running Bear 2 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
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Cell Phone Coverage

Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 7/11/2020
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 9/24/2018
Sheryl
TX
35' Newmar Bay Star
25 reviews
“OK”

Reviewed 7/11/2020

Nightly rate: $10
Days stayed: 7
Overall Rating

RPI Thousand Trails Discount Price. This was a clean fairly quiet place. Some trees in the middle of a valley. Pretty enough but sites were very tight. The place was fairly empty when we arrived. Asked specifically for a spot away from others. We like our privacy and quiet. For that reason. We try to boondock but sometimes need water dump and laundry. Instead I was told a huge group was coming in over weekend and they had to all be together, and certain spots were for residents. Anyway she put us in between a couple with two dogs, and their spot for overnighters. I got the opposite of what I asked for did not try to accommodate at all. Oh and all those people never showed!

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AndrewG
Paso Robles, CA
35' Cardinal 3350RL
2017 Ford F-350
17 reviews
“Very nice campground, friendly people”

Reviewed 9/24/2018

Nightly rate: $39
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 13
Overall Rating

This campground is pretty fantastic. It is a near-oasis in semi-desert enviornment. There are several lakes in the area, but when we came in late September, the Camus Reservoir was all but dried up. There are trees surrounding, and throughout the park. All the trees were planted by the owners themselves decades ago. There are full hook-ups available, including 20/30/50 amp service. The sites are all dirt but very level with grass islands in-between each site, and a concrete patio pad with picnic table as well. The sites are also very long, 60'-70' each. More than enough room for your trailer and tow vehicle or motor home and towed vehicle.

There is no park provided wifi, however, with nearby cell towers, there was strong AT&T and Verizon cell signal.

The road up to the campground is rough. There is a sign off of highway 20 that indicates the Running Bear campground is to the north (pointing left as we came in from the west). It is about 3 miles of rough gravel/dirt road. In our truck and 35' fifth wheel, we stayed at about 5 MPH. Getting back and forth on the road without the trailer wasn't too difficult (for site seeing and such)

The website says "reservations required". Although the park was near empty when we arrived, I think the owners just like to know when people are coming. You can probably call the day of arrival, I would think.

The campground owners are very friendly and fun people. There is a membership available, but we just paid the overnight rate for three nights (about $39 per night, less 10% for Good Sam or AAA member). Other than mentioning it, there was no pressure or sales pitch at all.

We would stay here again.

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AT&T 4G/LTE
Verizon 4G/LTE

AndrewG would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • 50 Amp
  • 30 Amp
  • 20 Amp
  • water
  • sewer
  • Full Hookups
Connectivity
  • wifi: yes
Recreation
  • Game room
  • mini golf
  • picnic area
  • playground
  • recreation trail
  • swimming pool: onsite
Site Amenities
  • big rig
Facilities
  • cabins
  • dump station
  • laundry
  • restrooms: flush
  • showers
  • swimming pool: onsite
  • trash
  • water available
Discount Clubs
  • AAA
  • Good Sam
  • Military Discounts
Pets
  • pets

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Great primitive camping by the lake.

- Chinstrap

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