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Island Bar Recreation Site

3 Reviews

About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

The site is located on the Lower Salmon River. It is a frequent put-in spot for floating the Lower Salmon River via raft, kayak, or jet boat. The site is largely undeveloped and is near large, sandy beaches and has easy access to the Salmon River.

BLM recreation sites also on this stretch of…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite
  • Walk In
    Park in a lot, walk 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
  • Group

Features

For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Firewood Available
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

Reviews

3 Reviews of Island Bar Recreation Site

Ratings Breakdown

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E
Reviewed Aug. 4, 2019

Rustic camping right on the river

Lover camping on the river here! You can sleep right on the beach or up in the trees. Bring your own water but there are vault toilets. Need a pan or something for fires, but some of the best camping! Wake up to amazing views of the river, you can put your boat in upstream and float down to your…

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Site1/4 mile up from the put-in
Month of VisitAugust
Katherine B.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed May. 30, 2018

Not for early season

Early season made this inaccessible except for paddlers.

Month of VisitJune
Jessica C.
Reviewed Sep. 10, 2017

Wild horses and sandy beaches

This beautiful spot on the Salmon River is easy to get to. Great for fishing, swimming and kayaking. There are snakes and spiders as this is a desert zone so be careful! Also a cassette toilet is required to camp here!

Month of VisitOctober

Location

Island Bar Recreation Site is located in Idaho

Directions

4.8 miles east of Riggins, Idaho on Big Salmon Road

Coordinates

45.41583317 N
116.25944467 W

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About This Campground

The site is located on the Lower Salmon River. It is a frequent put-in spot for floating the Lower Salmon River via raft, kayak, or jet boat. The site is largely undeveloped and is near large, sandy beaches and has easy access to the Salmon River.

BLM recreation sites also on this stretch of river are Lucile, Old Lucile, Shorts Bar, Slate Creek, Skookumchuck, White Bird, Hammer Creek and Pine Bar. Be sure to check those sites for more information and amenities for boat ramps or camping.

For river maps, authorized outfitters and shuttle services, see the links below.

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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