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Lost Valley Reservoir Dispersed Camping Area

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Payette National Forest

Numerous dispersed campsites are located around the Lost Valley Reservoir. No amenities available.

Fee Info

No fees

Reservation Info

Sites are not reservable

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

Stay Connected

  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Dispersed


For Campers

  • Trash
  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Water Hookups


7 Reviews of Lost Valley Reservoir Dispersed Camping Area

Ratings Breakdown

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Fishin' R.
Reviewed Feb. 9, 2022

Very Quiet

until the late 1980s my family and I camped here with our RVs all the time but a chipmunk they have been trying to save since( they are everywhere...) has resulted in the campgrounds being closed for vehicle use. great place to take a tent and a six pack! little store 3 miles down the road.

Month of VisitJuly
Will M.
Reviewed Sep. 9, 2021

Great campgrounds tucked away

Great spot tucked into the trees. Some sites are a bit cramped, but enjoyable. Cool trails and nearby water to keep the kids occupied. The road is tight but you can get a fifth wheeler in. Every spot looks very easy backing in. No sharp corners, no sacrifices were made in order to back in.

Month of VisitOctober
Larry J.
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2021

Great dispersed camping

Just came back from my second week long trip in 3 weeks there. Camped right on the water! I usually go up on Monday stay till Saturday, one of the benefits of being retired! Definitely going to go one more time, maybe two this summer. Very very scenic.

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Sitefree dispersed camping
Month of VisitJuly


Lost Valley Reservoir Dispersed Camping Area is located in Idaho

Detail location of campground


Eight miles southwest of New Meadows on US hwy 95, east on Forest Road #89 to Lost Valley Reservoir. Sites are located adjacent to the reservoir in many locations. Access to most sites is difficult with a large RV. No amenities at any of the sites.


44.97028054 N
116.45777055 W

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