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Bad Bear Picnic Area

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National Forest

Boise National Forest

Overview: Bad Bear Picnic Area and Campground are located 48 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, in a scenic Ponderosa pine forest along Highway 21 at an elevation of 5,100 feet. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant. Historic Idaho City is just 11 miles south. Mores Creek runs adjacent to the…

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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

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Amy S.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Oct. 31, 2020

Lots of room to roam

Bad Bear picnic area is a nice day use spot across Highway 21 from the Bad Bear Campground.  It is on a creek with a nice picnic area.  It's not a big area, maybe 3 tables.  Good parking access to the tables.

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Location

Bad Bear Picnic Area is located in Idaho

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Directions

From Idaho City, Idaho, travel north along State Highway 21 approximately 10 miles. The Bad Bear Picnic area is on the east side of the road, just across State Highway 21, from the Bad Bear Campground.

Coordinates

43.90042093 N
115.70758036 W

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