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Established Camping

Big Bar Campground

About

National Forest

This is a large dispersed campground with no formal parking or camping units located along the Snake River in Hells Canyon. Used by both tent campers and RVs the area offers a place to camp along the Snake River. Few amenities exist, there is one outhouse and informational sign at the pull in to the parking area.

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Location

Big Bar Campground is located in Idaho

Detail location of campground

Directions

From Cambridge take Hwy 71 down to the Snake River, approximately 26 miles. Then continue on the Hwy 71 another 30 miles to the entrance of the dispersed area.

Coordinates

45.12751754 N
116.73772267 W

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
    Available
  • AT&T
    Unknown
  • T-Mobile
    Good

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

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Reviewed Apr. 8, 2019

Fantastic and Quiet

Beautiful views of waterfalls, creeks, canyon walls, massive rock slides and more. Free sites dispersed and easy to drive up too. Fantastic hiking, fishing and kayaking.

  • Review photo of Big Bar Campground by Schuyler J., April 8, 2019
  • Review photo of Big Bar Campground by Schuyler J., April 8, 2019
  • Review photo of Big Bar Campground by Schuyler J., April 8, 2019
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Frequently Asked Questions

Are fires allowed at Big Bar Campground?

Yes, according to campers on TheDyrt.com, fires are allowed at Big Bar Campground, although make sure to check current fire restrictions in the area.