Pettit Lake Campground

Sawtooth National Forest

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Petit Lake Rd. (FR-362) Stanley, ID 83340 208-423-7500 928-537-8888 Official Website

GPS: 43.9849, -114.869

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Overview of Pettit Lake Campground

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

Number of Sites 12

Pad Type gravel

Open Seasonally June - Sept.

Elevation 6,988 ft / 2,129 m

Max Stay 10

Tent Camping Yes

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

Ratings Summary

Overall Rating
Site Quality
“Nice campground, Great host.”

Reviewed 8/3/2023

Nightly rate: $20
Days stayed: 4
RV Length: 25' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

The road in is a bit rough. There is plenty of boondocking before the campground so if it's full there is a great plan B. Kelley the host and his wife were very nice. I talked to him several times during our stay. The bathrooms were the cleanest pit toilet I've seen. Great access to the lake. Beautiful area.

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“Could not have been better”

Reviewed 7/12/2023

Days stayed: 4
Overall Rating

Kelly, our camp host, was the greatest. Very friendly & helpful. The best camp host I've ever had the pleasure to meet. Campsites where very neat and clean. Was able to unload & load our kayaks with ease, good fishing, beautiful senary perfect place to relax. I will be back...

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camper-847340 would stay here again

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“Sawtooth Dry Camping”

Reviewed 9/10/2020

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 13
RV Length: 30' (Travel Trailer)
Overall Rating

The road into the campground off of Hwy 75 is a washboarded gravel road for about 2 miles. Pettit Lake Campground has 13 sites for dry camping. Most of the sites will accommodate small to medium size RV's. Sites 12 and 13, I believe, may be a couple of the best sites as they are close to the lake. There was no on-site camp hosts. Al... more

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BOSN would stay here again

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  • dry camping
  • boat ramp
  • fishing
  • picnic area
  • recreation trail
  • water access
  • restrooms: vault
  • water available
Discount Clubs
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  • pets
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