Lake Elsie Campground

Coeur D'Alene National Forest

3 Reviews
NF-2354 Kellogg, ID 83837 208-783-2363 208-765-7223 Official Website

GPS: 47.428, -116.023

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Overview of Lake Elsie Campground

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
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Number of Sites 7

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 5,052 ft / 1,539 m

Max Stay 14

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Lake Elsie Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/6/2019
1 review
“Really Nice Little Campground”

Reviewed 9/6/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: First come/ First served
Overall Rating

Exactly 10.4 miles from Big Creek Exit, outside of Kellogg, ID. Winding hard packed dirt road is very good, but 4 Wheel Drive is recommended. Some brought trailers up but Forest Road is narrow in places and you need to have room to back up if you run into oncoming vehicles. (periodic turnouts) allow for letting bigger rigs to go by, bu... more

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1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Kev would stay here again

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10 reviews
“Do not attemt with a 30' or larger fifth wheel or RV”

Reviewed 7/16/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

The lake is located 12 miles off I-90. The first two miles are paved and the final 10 miles are on a single lane dirt national forest service road. There are very few places to pull over if you encounter another vehicle coming in the opposite direction and one of you will have to back up to allow the other to pass. We would NOT attemp... more

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0bars
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1bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

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“Beautiful little gem”

Reviewed 7/7/2019

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: Random lakes side
Overall Rating

Came here on the 5th of July after using Campendium app to see if I would risk having a site on the craziest weekend possible. What a pleasant surprise - forest service road with a few dips in it to get there - beautiful drive - you can take a camper make sure it has a bit of clearance - cross a little creek to get in - lake is amazi... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise
2bars
Verizon 3G

Kandy.kane.h1kes would stay here again

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • OHV
  • water access
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
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