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North Shore Alturas

4 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

The North Shore campground is composed of 10 single-sites and 4 double-sites on beautiful Alturas lake and is situated in a mixed conifer setting. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Spend sunny summer days fishing for trout, waterskiing, sailing, motorboating, swimming, and picnicking by the…

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Access

  • Drive In
    Park next to your campsite

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

  • Drinking Water
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Max Length: 55 ft.

Reviews

4 Reviews of North Shore Alturas

Ratings Breakdown

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Nancy C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jul. 30, 2021

Tranquil, beautiful, crystal clear blue lake with Sawtooth backdrop

Because it is so tranquil, beautiful and on a crystal clear blue lake with the Sawtooth Mountains as a backdrop, this area is super popular. With only 11 sites, it is hard to find vacancies. It is definitely worth the shot. There are other NFS campgrounds along the lake and also, lots of…

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Month of VisitAugust
H
Reviewed Aug. 15, 2020

Nice place to swim

We had site 6 with lake access and went swimming every afternoon. Vault toilets were very clean and the camp host was friendly. Sites nicely spaced out.

Stacey K.
Reviewed Aug. 29, 2018

Right on Alturas Lake. Water is COLD!

Small campground right on the shore. Nice camp host, bathrooms are clean. Tons of wildlife. Many great hiking areas nearby. We have heard wolves howling before.

SiteSite 3...farthest from the bathroom!
Month of VisitSeptember

Location

North Shore Alturas is located in Idaho

Directions

In Stanley, ID, at the intersection of State Rts. 21 and 75, take Rt. 75 south 21 miles to Alturas Lake sign (Forest Rt. 205). Turn right at sign onto Rt. 205 and go 3.4 miles to campground sign. Turn left into campground.

Coordinates

43.91900021 N
114.86600082 W

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About This Campground

The North Shore campground is composed of 10 single-sites and 4 double-sites on beautiful Alturas lake and is situated in a mixed conifer setting. All sites are first-come, first-serve. Spend sunny summer days fishing for trout, waterskiing, sailing, motorboating, swimming, and picnicking by the lake. Cabin Creek trail head to the north or Alturas Lake Creek trail head to the west provide hiking trails into the beautiful Sawtooth Wilderness.

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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