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Big Hank

4 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Big Hank Campground is located along the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Shore fishing is a large draw, along with local hiking and biking trails. The campground also provides an excellent base camp for hunters during season.

Wildlife…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
    Unknown
  • Verizon
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  • AT&T
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  • T-Mobile
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Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 45 ft.

Reviews

4 Reviews of Big Hank

Ratings Breakdown

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Sydney A.
Reviewed Aug. 21, 2018

Peaceful

Very quiet and right along the Coeur d’Alene river. Good for fishing

Month of VisitSeptember
Jana H.
Reviewed Jul. 16, 2018

Clean, quiet, and beautiful

The campsites in this campground are all private. There are lots of big trees between campgrounds so you have plenty of privacy from your neighbors. Some of the sites, however, were quite small so it made finding a nice place to set up the tent a little tricky. The host/camp manager was very…

  • The fire pits have this cool grate that can be swung over the top for cooking. We used it to heat up tortillas.
SiteSite 3
Month of VisitAugust
Evan H.
Reviewed Jul. 9, 2017

Big Hank Meadow

I was visiting on a busy summer weekend where almost every campsite and pullout in the forest between the highway and campground was full, with the exception of Big Hank Meadow. The meadow is across the street from the actual campground and is entirely free. In order to make it to the meadow you…

  • View from my tent around 1 in the morning. Never had to leave the tent to get a fantastic view of the stars.
  • This shows just how close I was able to get to the river. Not to mention how wet it was when I woke up that morning.
Month of VisitJuly

Location

Big Hank is located in Idaho

Directions

From Kingston on I-90, take Exit 43 to FH-9 and drive 20 miles north to Prichard, then turn left and continue 17 miles north on FH Road 208 to campground.

Coordinates

47.82250092 N
116.09777727 W

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About This Campground

Overview

Big Hank Campground is located along the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Shore fishing is a large draw, along with local hiking and biking trails. The campground also provides an excellent base camp for hunters during season.

Wildlife like mule deer, moose, osprey and calliope hummingbirds are often spotted.

Recreation

Tubing on the river is a popular summertime activity, as is cutthroat fishing.

Whitewater rafting enthusiasts enjoy the class I-III rapids down the river.

Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are a short drive away. Highlights include trails to Centennial Falls, Shadow Falls and Settler's Grove of Ancient Cedars.

Facilities

Big Hank Campground offers about 30 spacious campsites for tent camping. Drinking water from hand pumps, vault toilets, picnic tables and established fire rings are among the conveniences offered. Roads and campsite parking spurs are paved.

Natural Features

Big Hank is in a heavily wooded area on the banks of the Couer D' Alene River and Big Hank Creek. At 2,800 feet elevation, the campground sits on the Big Hank Meadow.

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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