11/17/20: According to a statement released by the Idaho Transportation Department, crews anticipate Highway 55 being completely open again by Thanksgiving. Road work will continue in the spring of 2021.
10/06/20: Attention Campers: After Labor Day, the park will become walk-up only, also known as First-Come, First-Serve. Reservations will no longer be accepted.
11/12/20: With the current conditions, we have closed most of our campgrounds. Blue Heron, Van Wyck, Winter Lot (near Crown Point), Sugarloaf Boat Ramp, Boulder Creek and Poison Creek Boat Ramp are still open. Camping is available at Blue Heron, Van Wyck and Poison Creek Boat Ramp. Please be prepared to be self contained. All amenities have been shut off. For further information please call our office at 208-382-6544.
- Reservations for the 9-month reservation window will begin Dec. 10, 2020.
- Be advised that construction on Highway 55 will begin on Sept. 8 and is expected to last at least 2 years, with various closures and impacts. Please click the link HERE to read more information about the project.
Location: 75 miles N of Boise, ID | 293 miles S of Spokane, WA | 418 miles NW of Salt Lake City, UT
- Boat Ramp/Launch
- Charcoal Grills
- Dump station
- Fire Rings
- Firewood Sales
- Flush toilets
- Group Picnic Shelter
- Indoor Restrooms
- Indoor Showers
- Picnic Areas
- Swimming - Lake/River
- Vault Toilets
- Water - Drinking
- Group Camp
- RV Campsites
- Tent Campsites
Winter Groomed Nordic Track(s): Yes
Trail Types: Hike, bike, Nordic
ADA Accessibility features:
- ADA Boat Ramp
- ADA Campsite
- ADA Restroom
- ADA Yurt
Coordinates: 44.5240, -116.0510
Groups: Shelters at Big Sage and Poison Creek, camping at Snowbank, yurts at Osprey Point, conference room at the Visitors Center
Overnight: 164 standard, 83 serviced (7 ADA), 32 primitive, 2 group camps (1 group yurt area, with 3 yurts and group camping at Snowbank)
Nearby: Whitewater Park, public pool and fitness center, whitewater rafting, golf, alpine & Nordic ski, snowmobiling, recreational vehicle trails
Rent or Buy: Kayak and stand-up-paddleboard rental available at Van Wyck Boat Ramp. Check with office for availability. Be sure to stop by the new retail store at the Visitors Center.
Wifi Info: Yes, hotspots at the Ridgeview and Poison Creek campgrounds, and at the Visitors Center.
Learn: Junior Ranger programs, summer workshops, First Time Adventure Program, Experience Idaho Loaner Backpacks
Visitor Center: Yes
Museum Available: No