Top Dog Friendly Camping near Clearwater National Forest

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Best Pet-Friendly Sites Near Clearwater National Forest, ID (31)

    Camper-submitted photo from Whitewater Campground
    Camper-submitted photo from Whitewater Campground

    1.

    Whitewater Campground

    1 Review
    2 Photos
    11 Saves
    Clearwater National Forest, Idaho

    This remote campground and boating site rests on the north shore of the Salmon River. Access is via a rough road with many tight switchbacks, not recommended for vehicles towing trailers. The facilities include campsites, a toilet, two stock feed bunks, a boat dock (sand) and large parking area. No tables or fire grates are available.

    This is a remote area which offers a lot of recreation opportunities. It is located on the Salmon River and is a boating access point. You can swim and picnic here and take in some of the great fishing in the local area. Bring your OHV and take a road ride.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Toilets
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      Camper-submitted photo from Deep Creek
      Camper-submitted photo from Deep Creek
      Camper-submitted photo from Deep Creek

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      Deep Creek

      1 Review
      3 Photos
      1 Save
      Bitterroot National Forest, Montana

      Deep Creek Campground features 3 campsites complete with picnic tables, fire rings, and a vault toilet. Site will accept RV's or trailers to 30 feet. Stock can be kept in this campground.

      • Pets
      • ADA Access
      • Tents
      • Drinking Water
      • Toilets
      Camper-submitted photo from Payette National Forest Big Creek Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Payette National Forest Big Creek Campground
      Camper-submitted photo from Payette National Forest Big Creek Campground

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      Payette National Forest Big Creek Campground

      2 Reviews
      3 Photos
      5 Saves
      Yellow Pine, Idaho

      Located next to the Big Creek airstrip this four unit campground offers a good staging place to access the Frank Church Wilderness of No Return. It is popular with pilots camping overnight in Big Creek. The campground is near the Big Creek Work Station. Trailhead access to the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness to the north on FR 371. Fishing in Big Creek. Facilities include an accessible toilet and drinking water. Pack in/pack out. No hook-ups.

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      • Fires
      • ADA Access
      • Tents
      • Group
      • Picnic Table
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        5.

        Selway Falls Campground

        2 Reviews
        11 Saves
        Elk City, Idaho

        The Selway Campground has 7 campsites along Meadow Creek. Boat put-in below the Selway Falls to float to Lowell. The wild and scenic section of the Selway contains Class IV rapids and runs from Paradise Campground to Selway Falls. The Campground will accomodate RV's less than 30-ft. length.

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        • Fires
        • Tents
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Picnic Table
        • Toilets
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Nez Perce National Forest Newsome Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Alta Campground

        7.

        Alta Campground

        3 Reviews
        14 Photos
        23 Saves
        Shoup, Idaho

        Overview

        Alta Campground is located in a scenic forest in the heart of Montana's Bitterroot National Forest. The West Fork of the Bitterroot River flows nearby, giving visitors access to some of the best fishing the area has to offer, as well as other water-related recreation.

        Recreation

        Fly fishing and wading in the Bitterroot River, which runs alongside the campground, are popular activities. During high water season, canoeing and rafting are available as well. A variety of trails and unimproved roads are great for exploring by bike or off-road vehicle. Hiking trails to various mountain peaks, including to Lookout, Razorback and Thunder Mountains, as well as Beaver and Deer Creek Points, are nearby. The Alta Pine interpretive trail is nearby. Painted Rocks Lake is located about five miles north of the campground. Visitors enjoy swimming, boating and fishing. Anglers will find mountain whitefish and a variety of trout.

        Facilities

        Fly fishing and wading in the Bitterroot River, which runs alongside the campground, are popular activities. During high water season, canoeing and rafting are available as well. A variety of trails and unimproved roads are great for exploring by bike or off-road vehicle. Hiking trails to various mountain peaks, including to Lookout, Razorback and Thunder Mountains, as well as Beaver and Deer Creek Points, are nearby. The Alta Pine interpretive trail is nearby. Painted Rocks Lake is located about five miles north of the campground. Visitors enjoy swimming, boating and fishing. Anglers will find mountain whitefish and a variety of trout.

        Natural Features

        The campground is located along the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, a popular fishing river in the area. Large, yellow-barked ponderosa pine trees tower above many of the campsites, which along with fir, aspen and lodgepole pine, provide pleasant shade. The campground is situated at an elevation of about 4,580 feet. A variety of wildlife can be seen in the area, including bald eagles, mule and white-tailed deer, moose, elk, bighorn sheep and numerous songbirds.

        Nearby Attractions

        The Alta Ranger Station, located on the West Fork of the Bitterroot River, was the first Forest Service Ranger Station in the United States, built in 1899. It remains a popular tourist location and is just minutes from the campground. Hughes Creek, once a vibrant placer gold mining site, is nearby. The historic area accounted for 88 percent of all the placer gold recovered in Ravalli County from 1904-1948. Horse Creek natural hot springs can be found about 18 miles south from the campground, via gravel road with high-clearance vehicle recommended. The nearest town is Conner, which provides some services and is approximately 27 miles to the north. Darby is about 32 miles away and offers full services.

        Charges & Cancellations

        A $10.00 service fee will apply if you change or cancel your reservation. Late cancellations are subject to additional fees. For full details see NRRS Reservation Policy.

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        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Picnic Table

        $15 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Ponderosa Campground

        8.

        Ponderosa Campground

        5 Reviews
        11 Photos
        36 Saves
        Warren, Idaho

        Overview

        This campground is located adjacent to the Secesh River and offers beautiful river views. There are eleven camp sites. This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature.__ If this option is available, you will need to first download the free Recreation.gov mobile app ht tps://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

        Recreation

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        Facilities

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        Nearby Attractions

        The South Fork of the Salmon River is a highly popular area of the Forest and is one of the earlier areas to be snow-free in the spring. Several campgrounds and dispersed campsites can be found along the South Fork Road (FS Rd #674). The southern-most 7 miles of the South Fork Road are on the Boise National Forest.

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Drinking Water

        $10 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Painted Rocks State Park Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Painted Rocks State Park Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Painted Rocks State Park Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Painted Rocks State Park Campground
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