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Places to Camp near Sun Valley, ID

409 Reviews

Are you in need of a campground near Sun Valley, ID? Sun Valley is an adventure-filled destination for those who love the outdoorsy camper lifestyle. But it's also great for those who prefer to spend time near the city, exploring and sightseeing. Ready to plan your adventure? Check out our campgrounds near Sun Valley and user-submitted reviews.

Best Camping Sites Near Sun Valley, ID (164)

  1. Camper-submitted photo from North Fork Campground - Sawtooth National Forest

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    North Fork Campground - Sawtooth National Forest

    12 Reviews
    36 Photos
    108 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho

    Overview

    North Fork Campground is situated on the banks of the beautiful Big Wood River at an elevation of 6,300 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing and tubing on the river and exploring the Harriman Trail.

    Recreation

    This site is part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Fly-fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout is popular on the Big Wood River, as is float tubing. The 20-mile Harriman Trail leads past the campground, offering excellent hiking and biking. Numerous additional trails spur off the Harriman Trail leading to deep canyons, sparkling lakes, swimming holes and more excellent high country fishing.

    Facilities

    The campground contains several family sites, some of which are offered on a first-come, first-served basis. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

    Natural Features

    A scenic aspen forest covers North Fork, offering plentiful shade. Pines dot the landscape and colorful summer wildflowers are abundant. Willows and grasses line the riverbank. Temperatures are cool with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

    Nearby Attractions

    The Sawtooth National Recreation Area Visitor Center is 1/2-mile from the campground, with a small museum, bookstore and area information. An RV dump station and drinking water are located here as well. Easley Hot Springs is 6 miles north, offering a swimming pool, hot tubs, showers and a small store. Popular area events include Wagon Days in Ketchum in September.

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

    $20 / night

  2. Camper-submitted photo from Murdock Creek Dispersed

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    Murdock Creek Dispersed

    5 Reviews
    18 Photos
    54 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho

    Overview

    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__https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app\_\_prior to your arrival__as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Group
    • Equestrian
    • Cabins
  3. Camper-submitted photo from Wood River Campground

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    Wood River Campground

    5 Reviews
    38 Photos
    15 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho

    Overview

    Wood River Group Overnight Area is located inside the Wood River Campground, which has 30 single campsites for RV's and tent camping, which are available for use on a first-come first-served basis. This campground is located on the banks of the beautiful Big Wood River at an elevation of 6400 feet. Ketchum, Idaho is conveniently close, only 10 miles south. Visitors enjoy fishing, tubing and exploring local trails.

    Recreation

    This site is part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Fly-fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout is popular on the Big Wood River, as is float tubing. A self-guided nature trail begins near the amphitheater, leading to a small cave and a beaver pond.

    Facilities

    Wood River offers one reservable group site that can be used as a day-use picnic area for up to 150 people, or as an overnight tent camping site for up to 40 people. Also Wood River Campground has 30 single campsites for RV's and tenting which are available for use on a first-come first served basis. Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. An amphitheater with electricity and wooden benches is just a short walk from the site. Roads and parking spurs are paved, but the site surface is dirt.

    Natural Features

    A forest of Douglas fir, Ponderosa pine, Lodgepole pine and aspens offers plentiful shade within the facility. Colorful summer wildflowers are abundant and willows dot the banks of the river. Temperatures are cool with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

    Nearby Attractions

    The 20-mile Harriman Trail passes nearby, offering excellent hiking and biking. Numerous additional trails spur off the Harriman Trail leading to deep canyons, sparkling lakes, swimming holes and more great high country fishing. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area Visitor Center is 2.5 miles from the campground, with a small museum, bookstore and area information. An RV dump station and drinking water are located here as well. Easley Hot Springs is 4 miles north, offering a swimming pool, hot tubs, showers and a small store. Sun Valley Resort is 7 miles south, with hiking, biking, guided horseback riding and beautiful mountain scenery. Popular area events include Wagon Days in Ketchum in September. In Stanley an hour away, an Arts & Crafts Fair is held in July and a Salmon Festival, Quilt Fair and Fireman's Ball in September.

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

    $142 - $216 / night

  4. Camper-submitted photo from Boundary Campground

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    Boundary Campground

    4 Reviews
    5 Photos
    126 Saves
    Sun Valley, Idaho

    Overview

    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 https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Trash
    • Toilets
    • Alcohol
  5. Camper-submitted photo from Prairie Creek Camping

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    Prairie Creek Camping

    6 Reviews
    12 Photos
    184 Saves
    Sawtooth National Forest, Idaho

    The Sawtooth National Forest is a very special place in the heart of Idaho. The forest is home to deer, elk, mountain goats, bighorn sheep, gray wolves, wolverines, black bears, salmon, and many species of birds also thrive here. Trails campgrounds, wilderness, rivers, and scenic drives give visitors plenty of opportunities to connect with this extraordinary land.

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

    $5 - $42 / night

  6. Camper-submitted photo from Meadows RV Park

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    Meadows RV Park

    4 Reviews
    13 Photos
    37 Saves
    Sun Valley, Idaho
    • Pets
    • Electric Hookups
    • Phone Service
    • Reservable
    • ADA Access
    • RVs
  7. Camper-submitted photo from Easley Campground

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    Easley Campground

    3 Reviews
    11 Photos
    51 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho

    Overview

    Easley Campground is located along the beautiful Big Wood River at an elevation of 6800 feet, conveniently close to Ketchum, Idaho only 14 miles south. Visitors enjoy fishing, hiking and soaking at Easley Hot Springs.

    Recreation

    Easley is part of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Fly-fishing for rainbow, brown and brook trout is popular on the Big Wood River, as is float tubing. The 20-mile Harriman Trail passes through the campground, offering excellent hiking and biking. Numerous trails spur off the Harriman Trail leading to deep canyons, sparkling lakes, swimming holes and more great high country fishing.

    Facilities

    The campground offers several family campsites, most of which have scenic views of the Boulder Mountains to the east. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided, but there is no electricity. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

    Natural Features

    A forest of Douglas fir, ponderosa pine, lodgepole pine and aspen offers plentiful shade in the campground. Colorful summer wildflowers are abundant and willows dot the banks of the river. Temperatures are cool with an average summer high of 78 and a low of 40.

    Nearby Attractions

    Easley Hot Springs is less than 1/4-mile away, just past the campground entrance. A swimming pool, hot tubs and showers are available for a small fee, and a small store is located on-site. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area Visitor Center is 6.5 miles from the campground, with a small museum, bookstore and area information. A dump station and drinking water are located here as well. Sun Valley Resort is 11 miles away, with hiking, biking, guided horseback riding and beautiful mountain scenery. Popular area events include Wagon Days in Ketchum in September, and in Stanley an hour away, an Arts & Crafts Fair in July, and Salmon Festival, Quilt Fair and Fireman's Ball in September.

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

    $18 / night

  8. Camper-submitted photo from Lake Creek Rd Dispersed

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    Lake Creek Rd Dispersed

    2 Reviews
    16 Photos
    80 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho
    • Pets
    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Equestrian
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
  9. Camper-submitted photo from Caribou Campground

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    Caribou Campground

    3 Reviews
    19 Photos
    87 Saves
    Ketchum, Idaho

    Overview

    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__https://www.recreation.gov/mobile-app\_\_prior to your arrival__as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

    • Phone Service
    • RVs
    • Tents
    • Standard (Tent/RV)
    • Trash
    • Firewood Available
  10. Camper-submitted photo from North Fork Big Wood River dispersed #5

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