Murdock Campground

Sawtooth National Forest

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FR-146 Ketchum, ID 83340 208-727-5000 208-774-3000 Official Website

GPS: 43.8048, -114.4211

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Overview of Murdock Campground

Accessibility is not guaranteed, always scout ahead before driving down dirt roads.
Learn more: Boondocking 101

Number of Sites 11

Open Seasonally May - Sept.

Elevation 6,364 ft / 1,939 m

Max Stay 10

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Murdock Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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Cell Phone Coverage

4bars
Verizon 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 2 Users
Last reported 9/13/2019
2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE
Confirmed by 1 User
Last reported 11/5/2015
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Hpangle
Surprise, AZ 38' Open Range 3X349RLS Ram 3500, 1 ton, diesel, quad cab, 8’ bed 2x4
8 reviews
“Quiet and nice”

Reviewed 9/13/2019

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 7
Site Number: 2
Overall Rating

We stayed here after Labor Day weekend, and have no trouble finding a space to accept our 37’ 5th wheel. In fact the entire time we camped there, there was always at least one open space every night. The hosts were very nice. Only down side was the water was shut off for the first 3 nights, so have to get water from a campground nor... more

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3bars
Verizon 4G/LTE

Hpangle would stay here again

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backroadbennetts
Bozeman, MT 27' Airstream FB Safari
9 reviews
“Great boondocking ”

Reviewed 11/5/2015

Nightly rate: FREE!
Days stayed: 2
Overall Rating

On our way into Murdock Campground we saw a beautiful spot and decided to pull over and just boondock. There weren't and signs saying we couldn't camp there and we have been told that in Idaho the only places you cannot camp are marked. The spot was beautiful. It was mid October though and the sun hid behind the mountains quite early i... more

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2bars
AT&T 4G/LTE

backroadbennetts would stay here again

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Mark
Steamboat Springs, CO 36' Custom Coach intrigue 36
12 reviews
“Drove by this campground on the way to boondock”

Reviewed 7/7/2015

Days stayed: 0
Overall Rating

We were going to stay here because it had good verizon cell service, but you can drive down the road another .25 mile and find awesome boondocking sites along the river. Idaho is a boondockers paradise. You can camp anywhere unless posted and we did. We booked sites in advance before we arrived not knowing what we'd find. Most of t... more

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

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

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Amenities

Hookups
  • dry camping
Recreation
  • fishing
  • recreation trail
Site Amenities
  • fire ring
  • picnic table
Facilities
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Pets
  • pets

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