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Scout Mountain Campground

7 Reviews

About This Campground

National Forest

Overview

Scout Mountain Campground is located on beautiful Scout Mountain at an elevation of 6,900 feet, just 13 miles south of Pocatello, Idaho. Scout Mountain is part of the Mink Creek area, a popular place for birding and wildlife viewing. Visitors enjoy exploring a variety of local…

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Access

  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.

Stay Connected

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

Site Types

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

Features

For Campers

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

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites
  • Big Rig Friendly

Reviews

7 Reviews of Scout Mountain Campground

Ratings Breakdown

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EThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 29, 2021

Great experience, and except host noise

Loved the campground. Close to hikes. Beautiful spot to enjoy the sunset. But - the campground host generator was loud and annoying on a Sunday eve right up to 10pm.

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AThe Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2020

Beautiful basic camping in Furs and Pines

Beautiful campground set high up in the Caribou National Forest. The campground is around 13 miles up a mountain from Pocatello- it took us roughly 30 minutes driving up curvy mountain roads to get up to the top. Be advised, our gps tried to route us off a dirt road half way up, but you just stay…

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J
Reviewed Sep. 25, 2020

Great place

Very nice campground close to lots of trails for hiking and walking. Plenty of trees for shade. Well kept.

Location

Scout Mountain Campground is located in Idaho

Directions

Take I-15 to exit 63 south of Pocatello. Follow the brown Mink Creek Recreation Area signs to Bannock Highway for 2 miles. Turn left up the canyon. Go 4.5 miles to the East Fork Mink Creek road and turn left. Go 5.3 miles up East Fork Mink Creek road to the campground.

Coordinates

42.69166621 N
112.35888854 W

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