Salmon River Campground

Sawtooth National Forest

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Highway 75 Stanley, ID 83278 208-727-5000 208-774-3000 Official Website

GPS: 44.2494, -114.8698

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Overview of Salmon River Campground

Number of Sites 30

Open Seasonally Yes

Elevation 6,135 ft / 1,869 m

Max Stay 10

Tent Camping Yes

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Reviews of Salmon River Campground 3 people have reviewed this location.

Ratings Summary

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3 reviews
“Beautiful ”

Reviewed 6/29/2020

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 9
Site Number: 15
Overall Rating

We stayed 9 days at this campsite. We love Stanley, Red Fish Lake & The Sawtooth Mountains. Site #15 right by the river, saw elk & osprey’s. Traffic noise during the day from road but very quiet at night. This campsite is located in Lower Stanley. Not very many people at the campground When we first got there during the week but t... more

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GloGeo would stay here again

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DMR
Jordan, MN 13' Scamp Trailers 13' Standard Chevrolet Truck
39 reviews
“Grumpy Camp Host”

Reviewed 7/10/2019

Nightly rate: $18
Days stayed: 1
Site Number: 13
Overall Rating

We stayed here because it was close to the Bathhouse hot springs, Yankee Dredge and old mining town. Every one has a bad day he thought he was done for the day but self check in was not work so I had to knock on his door to pay for camp site. The sound of the river was great for sleeping and the stars were vary bright.

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DMR would stay here again

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BobandJai
Watsonville, CA 31' Winnebago Vista
33 reviews
“Beautiful, on the Salmon River but no easy river access and the road is noisy ”

Reviewed 7/22/2018

Nightly rate: $8
Days stayed: 3
Site Number: 6
Overall Rating

This is where you camp when you haven’t made reservations and can’t get in to Redfish Lake...this and the 3 campgrounds farther north. It is situated on a narrow piece of land between the river and the highway, so there is a lot of daytime traffic noise. But some of the sites are large and lovely, level and paved. Trying to get to the ... more

Access
Location
Cleanliness
Site Quality
Noise

BobandJai would stay here again

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Amenities

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

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