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Palisades Reservoir

5 Reviews

About This Campground

USDA Forest Service

Palisades Reservoir is in a scenic valley with forested hillsides rising from the water to the towering snowcapped mountains which form the background. The reservoir has about 70 miles of shoreline and six access roads have been built. Public use facilities include five campgrounds, five picnic…

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
  • AT&T
  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Tent Sites
  • RV Sites
  • Standard (Tent/RV)
  • Group
  • Tent Cabin


For Campers

  • Picnic Table
  • Phone Service
  • Reservable
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


5 Reviews of Palisades Reservoir

Ratings Breakdown

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Jamie C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 24, 2022

Easy to Drive to & Beautiful

We stayed up to the limit of five nights. Vault toilet close to the entrance well stocked with tp. Many spots to choose from whether you’re a solo tent camper or have a big group with RVs and rec vehicles, you can stay close to the water or hide near the trees. Good water access for kayaks and…

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Clay H.
Reviewed Sep. 3, 2021

Plenty of room

Quiet and beautiful. The water was low when we arrived, but we could see the water from our spot. We picked an area up in the tall grass, but several people including large trailers were set up on the shore. There are so many spots to set up here that you can really enjoy a quiet evening.

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Nancy C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Aug. 1, 2021

Beautiful by one of the prettiest lakes

Driving by, this ace stole our heart so we had to stop. It's not got the amenities that some would want, but for us, it wasnt an issue

Month of VisitAugust


Palisades Reservoir is located in Idaho

Detail location of campground


 The Palisades Dam and Reservoir are located on the Snake River about 55 miles southeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho on Hwy 26.


43.2697005 N
111.12950081 W

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