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Top RV Camping near Elk City, ID

Looking to find an RV campground, RV park, or private campsite near Elk City? RV camping is an adventurous and unique way to experience the city. Each spot offers quick access to one or more of Elk City's most popular destinations.

Best RV Camping Sites Near Elk City, ID (37)

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    1.

    Ohara Bar Campground

    5 Reviews
    7 Photos
    44 Saves
    Elk City, Idaho

    Overview

    O'Hara Campground sits along the Selway River amid lush vegetation and old cedar trees. This is the largest campground on the Selway, with 32 sites, and makes a great base for exploring all the recreational activities and attractions in the area. *Water is currently unavailable at this campground as it is under maintenence for the 2024 season. Water and dump station can be found at Cedar Flats, 1.5 miles from campground on Selway Road.

    Recreation

    The Selway River is a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout and is also well-known for whitewater rafting. Several trailheads for hiking and biking can be accessed from Selway River Road and lead into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area.

    Facilities

    The Selway River is a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout and is also well-known for whitewater rafting. Several trailheads for hiking and biking can be accessed from Selway River Road and lead into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area.

    Natural Features

    In the heart of north central Idaho, rugged peaks, deep canyons, dense forests and remote wilderness comprise the Nez Perce National Forest. Due in large part to dramatic elevational differences, the forest supports a wide variety of vegetation, from cedar groves to desert ecosystems. O'Hara is located in the Selway Wild and Scenic River Corridor, an area known for its rugged natural beauty and wildlife.

    Nearby Attractions

    An 11 mile sightseeing drive from Lowell to Selway Falls offers visitors opportunities to appreciate the pristine beauty of the Selway Wild and Scenic River and picturesque Selway Falls. O'Hara is near the Fenn Ranger Station, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Drinking Water
    • Toilets

    $14 - $34 / night

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        4.

        Knife Edge Campground

        4 Reviews
        7 Photos
        26 Saves
        Nez Perce-Clearwater National Forests, Idaho

        Located along the breathtaking Wild and Scenic Lochsa River, about fifteen minutes east of Lowell, ID, families, campers, anglers, kayakers, floaters and boaters may enjoy this five unit, two acre, free-use campground and Lochsa river/boat access site. A changing room and a single vault restroom is also provided. The Campground will accomodate 40-ft. RV's.

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        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Trash
        • Picnic Table
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        5.

        Three Rivers Resort & Campground

        2 Reviews
        11 Photos
        16 Saves
        Kooskia, Idaho

        Three Rivers Resort was owned and operated for over 40 years by the Smith Family. It was purchased in May 2018 by the Craft/Engledow Family. Please be patient with us as we continue to make improvements. We are open and ready to serve you (motel, cabins, pool, spa, and store are all open March through November yearly).

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • Electric Hookups
        • Reservable
        • ADA Access
        • RVs

        $15 - $165 / night

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        7.

        Wilderness Gateway

        6 Reviews
        20 Photos
        57 Saves
        Weippe, Idaho

        Overview

        Wilderness Gateway Campground provides direct access to the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River. Visitors enjoy a variety of recreational opportunities, including world famous whitewater rafting. Hiking and horseback riding trails abound in the nearby Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area, which is the 3rd-largest in the lower 48 United States. This large and unique campground offers respite for a variety of campers, including those with horses, horse trailers and RVs.

        Recreation

        The Lochsa River is world famous for its exciting whitewater rafting opportunities. Visitors do not need a permit to float the Lochsa, but technical expertise is a must. The river is also a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout, chinook salmon and steelhead. There are a number of river access points near the campground, along Highway 12. Highway 12, also known as the Lewis and Clark Highway, winds along the narrow river canyon through evergreen trees and large rock outcroppings. Visitors to the area enjoy the scenic drive and historic sites along the way. Elk, deer, moose, bear, cougar and mountain goats make the steep canyon country their home, as well as other wildlife. A variety of birds are also active in the area. Boulder Creek cascades down into the campground on its descent from the neighboring 1.5-million acre Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area. Several trails head into the wilderness from the campground, including the 15-mile Lochsa Peak Trail and the 27-mile Boulder Creek Trail. A 1-mile birding trail loops around the campground and the half-mile Downriver Trail leads to a scenic river overlook. All trails are open to hiking and the wilderness trails are also open to horseback riding. The Lochsa Historical Ranger Station, a living history visitor center, is located one mile southwest of the campground.

        Facilities

        The Lochsa River is world famous for its exciting whitewater rafting opportunities. Visitors do not need a permit to float the Lochsa, but technical expertise is a must. The river is also a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout, chinook salmon and steelhead. There are a number of river access points near the campground, along Highway 12. Highway 12, also known as the Lewis and Clark Highway, winds along the narrow river canyon through evergreen trees and large rock outcroppings. Visitors to the area enjoy the scenic drive and historic sites along the way. Elk, deer, moose, bear, cougar and mountain goats make the steep canyon country their home, as well as other wildlife. A variety of birds are also active in the area. Boulder Creek cascades down into the campground on its descent from the neighboring 1.5-million acre Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area. Several trails head into the wilderness from the campground, including the 15-mile Lochsa Peak Trail and the 27-mile Boulder Creek Trail. A 1-mile birding trail loops around the campground and the half-mile Downriver Trail leads to a scenic river overlook. All trails are open to hiking and the wilderness trails are also open to horseback riding. The Lochsa Historical Ranger Station, a living history visitor center, is located one mile southwest of the campground.

        Natural Features

        The campground is located in heavily wooded forest in north-central Idaho at an elevation of 2,100 feet. It is adjacent to the Lochsa River. Lochsa is a Nez Perce word meaning "rough water." The 70-mile river and its tributaries have no dams and flow is unregulated from its headwaters near the Powell Ranger Station in the Bitterroots, to Lowell, where it joins the Selway River to form the Middle Fork of the Clearwater River. The Lochsa is one of the world's best for continuous whitewater.

        contact_info

        For facility specific information, please call (208) 942-3113.

        Nearby Attractions

        *1 hour from access to the National Historic Lolo Trail Corridor *1 mile from the Lochsa Historical Ranger Station and Visitor Center

        • Pets
        • Fires
        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Group
        • Equestrian

        $14 - $280 / night

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        8.

        Johnson Bar Group Site

        1 Review
        2 Photos
        2 Saves
        Elk City, Idaho

        Overview

        Johnson Bar Group Site is situated in a large, open field along the Selway River. The site is perfect for gatherings of up to 100 people, with room for tents and RVs. The site offers access to many recreational activities and sightseeing opportunities.

        Recreation

        The Selway River is a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout and is also well-known for whitewater rafting. Several trailheads for hiking and biking are accessible from Selway River Road and lead into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area. Johnson Bar offers beach and boating access.

        Facilities

        The Selway River is a destination fly fishing experience for cutthroat and rainbow trout and is also well-known for whitewater rafting. Several trailheads for hiking and biking are accessible from Selway River Road and lead into the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness area. Johnson Bar offers beach and boating access.

        Natural Features

        In the heart of north central Idaho, rugged peaks, deep canyons, dense forests and remote wilderness comprise the Nez Perce National Forest. Due in large part to dramatic elevational differences, the forest supports a wide variety of vegetation, from cedar groves to desert ecosystems. Johnson Bar is located in the Selway Wild and Scenic River Corridor, an area known for its rugged natural beauty and wildlife.

        Nearby Attractions

        An 11-mile sightseeing drive from Lowell to Selway Falls offers visitors opportunities to appreciate the pristine beauty of the Selway Wild and Scenic River and picturesque Selway Falls. Johnson Bar is near the Fenn Ranger Station, which is on the National Register of Historic Places.

        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Group
        • Standard (Tent/RV)
        • Toilets

        $40 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from South Fork Group Site 5 - Nez Perce Nf (ID)
        Camper-submitted photo from South Fork Group Site 5 - Nez Perce Nf (ID)
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        Camper-submitted photo from South Fork Group Site 5 - Nez Perce Nf (ID)
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        9.

        South Fork Group Site 5 - Nez Perce Nf (ID)

        1 Review
        5 Photos
        2 Saves
        Grangeville, Idaho

        Overview

        South Fork Campground is nestled along the South Fork of Clearwater River. All standard sites are first-come, first-served, but a group site that can accommodate up to 25 people is available for reservations. South Fork Campground is well-suited to moderately-sized RVs. An abundance of recreational activities and scenic attractions are in the area.

        Recreation

        Anglers can fish for trout, steelhead and salmon in the Clearwater River. Berry picking is popular in season.

        Facilities

        Anglers can fish for trout, steelhead and salmon in the Clearwater River. Berry picking is popular in season.

        Natural Features

        In the heart of north central Idaho, rugged peaks, deep canyons, dense forests and remote wilderness comprise the Nez Perce National Forest. Due in large part to dramatic elevational differences, the forest supports a wide variety of vegetation, from cedar groves to desert ecosystems. South Fork Campground is located in the Highway 14 Corridor. This area features forested canyons with sections of rugged granite outcroppings, as well as gently sloping lodgepole pine-covered uplands and lush wildflower meadows.

        Nearby Attractions

        The campground's proximity to Highway 14 makes it easy to do a scenic drive. This picturesque route winds through changing landscapes and historic areas.

        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Group
        • Standard (Tent/RV)

        $25 / night

        Camper-submitted photo from Glade Creek Campground
        Camper-submitted photo from Glade Creek Campground

        10.

        Glade Creek Campground

        1 Review
        5 Saves
        Kooskia, Idaho

        Overview

        Glade Creek Campground is a group site, only available by reservation. The campground is located along US Highway 12 in the Clearwater National Forest about seven miles east of Lowell, Idaho. Located in the mountains of north central Idaho, the forested site offers campers river access and beautiful scenery. The site is suitable for groups up to 35 people and is perfect for families and groups who want easy access to the Lochsa River. Fees are $50 per night. A combination code is needed to gain entry to the site and will be provided in the confirmation email. Check out is 12:00 pm. Check in is 2:00pm

        Recreation

        Popular activities include fishing and swimming. For the whitewater thrill-seekers, the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River holds exciting floating and kayaking opportunities. There are three hiking/biking trails within two miles of the campground; #142, #111 and #107. These trails are also open to motorcycles from approximately June through September.

        Facilities

        Popular activities include fishing and swimming. For the whitewater thrill-seekers, the Wild and Scenic Lochsa River holds exciting floating and kayaking opportunities. There are three hiking/biking trails within two miles of the campground; #142, #111 and #107. These trails are also open to motorcycles from approximately June through September.

        Natural Features

        The campground is situated between US Highway 12 and the Lochsa River. The campground is on a large bend in the river, which makes the beach completely hidden from the highway. With shade from the surrounding stand of mixed-age conifers and low-growing shrubs, It is a cool reprieve during the summer.

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        • RVs
        • Tents
        • Group
        • Standard (Tent/RV)

        $50 / night

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