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Best RV Camping Sites Near Craters of the Moon National Monument, ID (33)

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    1.

    Craters of the Moon-Arco KOA

    20 Reviews
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    40 Saves
    Arco, Idaho

    Welcome to Craters of the Moon-Arco KOA, a cozy spot near Arco, Idaho, perfect for your next camping adventure. This campground is a short drive from the fascinating Craters of the Moon National Monument, making it an ideal base for exploring the unique volcanic landscape.

    The campground offers a variety of accommodations, including tent sites, RV spots, and cabins. The RV sites are spacious and level, with full hookups available, including 30 and 50 Amp service. Tent campers and those with big rigs will find the sites accommodating and convenient.

    One of the standout features here is the friendly and helpful staff, who go out of their way to make your stay enjoyable. They even host an ice cream social in the evenings and serve up free waffles and coffee in the mornings—perfect for starting your day off right.

    Amenities include clean restrooms, showers, and laundry facilities. There's also a small store on-site where you can pick up essentials like firewood and propane. If you're traveling with pets, you'll appreciate the dog park, and kids will love the playground and pool, though the pool can be a bit chilly.

    The campground is well-maintained, with plenty of activities to keep you entertained. Whether you're here for the stunning high desert scenery, the nearby national monument, or just a peaceful place to relax, Craters of the Moon-Arco KOA has got you covered. Enjoy your stay and don't forget to check out the beautiful sunsets and the tranquil horse pasture next door.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access

    $25 / night

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    Group Campground — Craters of the Moon National Monument

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    58 Saves
    Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

    Overview

    This secluded camping area at Craters of the Moon National Monument is the perfect spot for organized groups. It is available by reservation only for groups of up to 30 people (May-September) for tent camping only.

    Recreation

    The Visitor Center and scenic 7-mile Loop Drive are located 1.5 miles from the group campground on the south side of U.S. Highway 20/26/93. Climbing Sunset Cone is a strenuous activity but the views from the top are outstanding. Obtain an additional day-use permit for venturing north of the campground on Goodale's Cutoff. This historic trail was an alternative route used by pioneers travelling to the Oregon Territory. This dirt and gravel double-track road is a great place for riding a mountain bike. Obtain a map at the Visitor Center.

    Facilities

    The group campground accommodates up to 30 people for tent camping only. The site has picnic tables, one large campfire ring, drinking water and a vault restroom. A large barbecue is also onsite for grilling with briquettes. The parking area will accommodate eight vehicles maximum (no RVs or trailers).
    Please be aware the campground has an accessible picnic table and vault toilet, but paths to these are not accessible.

    Natural Features

    Craters of the Moon is known for its extensive lava flows and well-preserved volcanic features. The group campground is located on the north side of U.S. Highway 20/26/93 at the base of Sunset Cone, a 12,000 year old cinder cone. A grove of Douglas fir trees grows on the shady north side of the volcano surrounding the group campground.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Peaks to Craters Scenic Byway links the high peaks of the Lost River Range to the volcanic craters of Craters of the Moon. Restaurants, groceries and supplies are available in nearby Arco, Idaho (18 miles east).

    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group

    $15 - $30 / night

    Camper-submitted photo from Craters of the Moon Wilderness — Craters of the Moon National Monument
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    Craters of the Moon Wilderness — Craters of the Moon National Monument

    5 Reviews
    27 Photos
    96 Saves
    Craters of the Moon National Monument, Idaho

    Details

    The 42 sites are available on a first come-first served basis; no reservations are accepted.

    Cost

    $15 per site during the main season and $8 per site when water is not turned on to the campground. The cost is half-price with Senior or Access passes. Pay with a credit card at any time on the automated fee machine located near the campground entrance. No fee is charged when the Loop Road is closed.

    Facilities

    water (seasonal) restrooms (only a vault toilet is currently available) charcoal grills picnic tables Sites #34, 35, 42 & 3 are fully accessible. Site #34 contains an electrical outlet for use by those with medical needs. There are no hookups, showers, or waste water dump stations. Large RVs and trailers can be accommodated in a limited number of sites.

    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets
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    Honeys Park Free Dry Camping

    5 Reviews
    10 Photos
    101 Saves
    Arco, Idaho

     Read website for details and reservations.  Do not call before you've read site.

    Didn't really have an appropriate option, but in place of Yurts, Honeys uses old skoolie's as hostels.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
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    Mountain View RV Park

    3 Reviews
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    6 Saves
    Arco, Idaho

    Full-service RV park with (44) pull thru sites. Large dog park, laundry, updated bathhouses, free wi-fi and highly rated BBQ restaurant onsite.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Reservable
    • RVs
    • Standard (Tent/RV)

    $52 - $58 / night

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    Picabo Angler Silver Creek RV Park

    4 Reviews
    4 Photos
    21 Saves
    Picabo, Idaho
    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
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    Mackay Tourist Park

    4 Reviews
    2 Photos
    6 Saves
    Mackay, Idaho

    When you reserve a camping spot it is for your licensed vehicle only! Camping is allowed in designated areas only - identified by a white sign with a black number. Each spot has a fire ring and a picnic table. the fire ring and table are not to be moved. Digging fire pits/building rock fire rings is prohibited. Dogs are welcome but must be on a leash at all times and not left unattended. To ensure that you would not have to move during your stay, it is recommended that you reserve your camp spot by using this webpage. Reservation can be made for two (2) days and two (2) nights. Park is closed on Tuesday and Wednesday for maintenance and watering NO EXCEPTIONS. NO fee is charged for the camp site, However, a $40.00 fee is charged for using the webpage to make the reservation, posting reserved signs, and maintenance.

    • Pets
    • Fires
    • Phone Service
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
    • Tents

    $40 / night

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      Silver Creek Campground

      2 Reviews
      57 Saves
      Picabo, Idaho

      Two adjacent sites on Silver Creek near Highway 93, downstream of the Nature Conservancy’s Silver Creek Preserve. Silver Creek offers good trout fishing, picnicking and camping. Long camp trailers or RVs not recommended, limited turn around options.

      • Pets
      • Fires
      • Phone Service
      • ADA Access
      • RVs
      • Tents
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      Wagon Wheel Motel & RV Park

      3 Reviews
      11 Photos
      4 Saves
      Mackay, Idaho

      Welcome to the Wagon Wheel Motel & RV Park

      Are you looking for a pet-friendly, family-ready escape from your work week? We would love to share our little slice of heaven with you. Come for a day, a weekend, or a whole week. In Mackay Idaho, you will find outdoor adventures to entertain your whole family and four-legged friends.

      Stay in our motel, or set up camp at the RV Park. We offer full-service kitchens if you want to dine in after spending the day hiking Mt Borah or fishing at Mackay Reservoir. If camping in your RV is what your plans are, all of our sites are full hookup, and bathhouse available for your use. There is also coin-operated laundry on-site in case you decide you need more time to explore.

      • Pets
      • Electric Hookups
      • Phone Service
      • Reservable
      • RVs
      • Tents

      $40 - $140 / night

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