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About Boise National Forest Willow Creek Campground (Idaho City)


Willow Creek Campground is located approximately 61 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, in a scenic Ponderosa pine forest along State Highway 21.  

Idaho City camping contains 4 sites that can accommodate up to 6 people each.

Natural Features:

Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant. Historic Idaho City is just 16 miles south.

The campground is located at the confluence of the Crooked River and Willow Creek.  Enjoy fishing for rainbow trout.


State Highway 21, also known as the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway, snakes along Mores Creek to Mores Creek Summit, Gold Fork, and Banner Ridge with breathtaking views of the surrounding mountains and forest.

Numerous trail opportunities are in the area, offering hiking, biking, horseback and ATV riding.

Check on the Idaho City Motor Vehicle Use Map (MVUM) for open roads and trails for your interests.

In winter, the area becomes a playground for backcountry skiers and snowmobilers.



National Forest
Boise National Forest Willow Creek Campground (Idaho City) is located in Idaho
43.9589 N
-115.5334 W
Get Directions
From Idaho City, Idaho, travel 18 miles northeast on State Highway 21. Turn right on Forest Service Road 384 and travel approximately 5.7 miles to the Willow Creek Campground.
2 Reviews of Boise National Forest Willow Creek Campground (Idaho City)
Beautiful and well accommodated

I've stayed here many times, it's very convenient right on the boise river, it can get a little crowded in the busy season

First to Review
Good Camp ground

We had a great spot near the river!