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Emigration Campground

3 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Emigration Campground is located in 17 miles west of Montpelier, Idaho, just off State Highway 36 in Emigration Canyon. Visitors enjoy exploring the nearby Highline Trail and fishing on local streams.

Recreation

The Highline National Recreation Trail is adjacent to the campground and is…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Hike In
    Hike a trail to your campsite
  • Boat In
    Boat to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Unknown
  • At&t
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Unknown

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Dispersed
  • Group
  • Cabins
  • Tent Cabin
  • Yurts
  • Equestrian

Features

For Campers

  • Market
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • WiFi
  • Electric Hookups
  • Toilets
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 58 ft.

Reviews

3 Reviews of Emigration Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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Bryan B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2021

Campground

Pulled into this campground on memorial day afternoon. We had the whole place to ourselves. There are some improvements being made. There are a number of small streams running through the campground making things a little wet. If you have an RV the asphalt drives are not very even. Still a…

Site19
Month of VisitJune
Bryan B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 2, 2021

Campground

Pulled into this campground on memorial day afternoon. We had the whole place to ourselves. There are some improvements being made. There are a number of small streams running through the campground making things a little wet. If you have an RV the asphalt drives are not very even. Still a…

Site19
Month of VisitJune
C
Reviewed Jun. 1, 2018

Nice forest camping close to Bear Lake

Easily accessible. Close to lots of attractions in the Bear Lake area, but far enough from everyone else. the campground is in a beautiful forest with lots of trails and space to explore. Can be a very popular and crowded place on holiday weekends.

Location

Emigration Campground is located in Idaho

Directions

From Montpelier, drive west on U.S. Highway 89 to Ovid, Idaho. At the junction of U.S. 89 and State Highway 36, take the right fork of the "Y" onto State Highway 36 and travel approximately 12 miles northwest to the campground. A left hand turn is required to enter the campground.

Coordinates

42.37000013 N
111.555277 W

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About This Campground

Emigration Campground is located in 17 miles west of Montpelier, Idaho, just off State Highway 36 in Emigration Canyon. Visitors enjoy exploring the nearby Highline Trail and fishing on local streams.

Recreation

The Highline National Recreation Trail is adjacent to the campground and is considered the premier trail of the Montpelier District. It is open to hikers, bikers, horseback riders, motorcyclists and off-road vehicle riders. The trail stretches 55 miles along the backbone of the Bear River Range and intersects many other trails on the west side of the district.

Facilities

The campground offers 20 single-family sites, three double-family sites and two group sites. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads to and within the campground are paved, and several sites can accommodate 40-foot trailers with pull vehicle.

Group Site 3 (RCD) was recently added to the facility and is 1.5 miles west of the main campground on Highway 36. The site has vault toilets and drinking water. A picnic shelter with multiple tables and campfire rings, and small amphitheater are available. Roads and parking areas are gravel.

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a quiet canyon forested with pine, spruce and aspen trees. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape and grasses cover the area. Wild huckleberries are abundant in mid-August.

ADA Access: N

Connection Details

We rate connection speeds from campers like you who submit speed tests with Field Reports.

  • Good- 10+Mbps

    Campers can make calls and send texts & emails, watch an HD movie, play multiplayer games, and more.

  • Fair- 3Mbps-10Mbps

    Campers can make calls, send texts & emails, video chat, stream video, and play online games.

  • Poor- 0Mbps-3Mbps

    Campers might be able check email, send texts, and make calls.

  • Available-

    Campers have been able to connect here but we don’t know the quality of the connection.

  • Unknown-

    Connectivity is not known for this campground.

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