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Cottonwood Recreation Site

4 Activites Phone: (208)-879-6200 Email: BLM_ID_ChallisOffice@blm.gov Distance: 22.11 miles

Cottonwood is a fairly large site on the Salmon River two miles south of Ellis on Highway 93. The campground was rennovated in the mid 1990's. It is located down by the river amidst the cottonwoods and away from the highway noise, making it a wonderful place to camp and fish. Amenities include: 15 campsites (including two Accessible sites) with picnic tables and fire rings and grills; Seasonal C...

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Jimmy Smith Lake Trailhead National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-879-6200 Email: BLM_ID_ChallisOffice@blm.gov Distance: 26.24 miles

Two miles off of the East Fork Road on Big Lake Creek is the trail head to access Jimmy Smith Lake, a popular year-round fishing hole. Dispersed camping is available along the creek just before reaching the trail head parking and restroom facilities. The trail is a short one mile walk to the lake. Amenities include: Dispersed camping; 1 vault toilet Trail head to Jimmy Smith Lake

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Mackay Reservoir Recreation Sites

6 Activites Phone: (208)-879-6200 Email: BLM_ID_ChallisOffice@blm.gov Distance: 30.86 miles

Mackay Reservoir Recreation Site (also known as Joe T. Fallini Campground) is a large campground five miles northeast of Mackay on Highway 93. Fees apply ($6 (tent), $10 (w/water), $14 (water and electric), $16 (double site, +$4 for each pwer pedestal used). Most water-based activities are available at the reservoir including ice fishing in the winter months. This site has a wondeful view of the...

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Salmon-Challis National Forest Park

15 Activites Email: abaumer@fs.fed.us Distance: 48.16 miles

The Salmon-Challis National Forest is a land of rugged mountains split by untamed rivers. Escape into the backcountry in the Lemhi, Bitterroot, Pioneer, or Lost River Mountain Ranges. Visit the Bighorn Crags within the legendary Frank Church – River of No Return Wilderness and see a fantastic collection of granite peaks and alpine lakes. Raft the Wild & Scenic Rivers. Climb Idaho’s highest peak, M...

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Sawtooth National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: snfwebmaster@fs.fed.us Distance: 54.30 miles

Welcome to the Sawtooth National Forest. The Sawtooth National Forest is a place remarkable beauty that has been providing goods and services to the American people since its eastablishment in 1905. This 2.1 million acre forest is situated in south central Idaho and extends into northern Utah. Read Full Article

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Sawtooth Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 61.07 miles

The Sawtooth Wilderness now contains a total of 217,088 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 1972 the Sawtooth Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...increa...

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Big Sheep Creek National Park

6 Activites Phone: (406)-683-8000 Email: MT_Dillon_FO@blm.gov Distance: 61.59 miles

This isolated, spectacular mountain valley is a narrow canyon with a good dirt road that often provides exceptional opportunities to view bighorn sheep and other wildlife.

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Little Wood River Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-678-0461 Distance: 63.69 miles

Little Wood Reservoir which is formed by Little Wood Dam is a major facility of the Little Wood Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, this 600-acre impoundment offers a 360-acre reservoir with 9 miles of shoreline. Boating and fishing are the major recreation activities at Little Wood Reservoir, located in southcentral Idaho, about 70 miles northeast of Twin Falls. Fishing opportunities...

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Fish Creek Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: id_shoshone_fo@blm.gov Distance: 64.75 miles

Primitive camping on the north shore of the reservoir & dispersed camping around the shore. Fishing for trout, hunting for mule deer and pronghorn antelope. Motorized boating permitted on the lake.

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Craters Of The Moon National Monument Park

Rank: 177 1 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 64.90 miles

Established in 1924, Craters of the Moon National Monument celebrated its 75th birthday in 1999. The area is managed cooperatively by the National Park Service and the Bureau of Land Management(BLM). The Monument is a geologic wonder cast in a wild and remote landscape. Its central focus is the Great Rift, a 62-mile long crack in the earth's crust. The Great Rift is the source of a rema...

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Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-527-1300 Email: crmo_information@nps.gov Distance: 65.06 miles

Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow...

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Clark Canyon Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (406)-683-6472 Email: GPWebmaster@gp.usbr.gov Distance: 67.26 miles

Recreation on Clark Canyon Reservoir and Barrett's Diversion Dam, located on the Beaverhead River south of Dillon, Montana, is managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. Clark Canyon Reservoir is the site of Camp Fortunate, one of the more significant spots along the Lewis and Clark Trail. It was at Camp Fortunate that the Lewis and Clark expedition met the Lemhi Shoshoni Tribe and Sacagawea was reun...

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Frank Church-River Of No Return Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-373-4000 Email: id_so_information@blm.gov Distance: 69.87 miles

The Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness now contains a total of 2,366,757 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management and the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 1980 the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreationa...

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Magic Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 79.22 miles

Some of Southern Idaho`s best fishing, boating and water skiing. The BLM has 9 semi-developed recreation sites here. This is also a popular ice fishing destination.

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Deadwood Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (208)-259-3361 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 84.35 miles

Deadwood Reservoir is formed by Deadwood Dam which is part of the Boise Project. Recreation on this 4.5 square mile (3,000-acre) reservoir with 21 miles of shoreline is managed by the Boise National Forest,. Hiking, boating, camping, and fishing are the major recreation activities at Deadwood Reservoir, located high in the mountains northwest of Boise. Available species include Atlantic, Chinook...

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Boise National Forest Park

13 Activites Email: r4_boise_info@fs.fed.us Distance: 85.04 miles

The Boise National Forest is a land of steep mountains, fast rivers and dense forests making it a recreation destination any season of the year. From biking and hiking through lush green mountains and rolling arid landscapes, to snowboarding in cooler months and swimming or kayaking in the warmer ones, the Boise National Forest is the recreational choice for over 1.5 million outdoor enthusiasts ev...

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Thorn Creek Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 87.30 miles

Thorn Creek Reservoir is surrounded by Great Basin desert vegetation, with sagebrush and grasslands spreading over rolling hills. In the spring and fall waterfowl and shorebirds concentrate at the reservoir. It provides excellent fishing opportunities through mid-summer and is open to non-motorized craft. Hunting for antelope and deer. To the west is the Gooding City of Rocks, bizarre formations o...

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Camas National Wildlife Refuge Park

3 Activites Phone: (208)-662-5423 Email: Rob_Larranaga@fws.gov Distance: 87.72 miles

About half of the Camas National Wildlife Refuge in southeastern Idaho consists of lakes, ponds, and marshlands; the remainder is grass sagebrush uplands, meadows, and farm fields. Camas Creek flows through the length of the refuge. During migration, which peaks in March-April and October, up to 50,000 ducks and 3,000 geese may be present on the refuge. Tundra and trumpeter swans visit in the ...

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Big Hole National Battlefield Park

Rank: 287 5 Activites Phone: (406)-689-3155 Email: biho_visitor_information@nps.gov Distance: 89.54 miles

On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce. By the time the smoke cleared on August 10, almost 90 Nez Perce were dead along with 31 soldiers and volunteers. Big Hole National Battlefield was created to honor all who were there.

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Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway National Park

Phone: (406)-683-3900 Distance: 91.15 miles

On the Pioneer Mountains Scenic Byway in the Beaverhead-Deerlodge National Forest, you can travel the length of the Pioneer Mountain Range. Granite peaks topping 10,000 feet in elevation are to the east, and gentler, forested terrain stretches out to the west. You'll see mountain meadows, lodgepole pine forests and broad "willow bottoms." The road gently ascends a 7,800 foot divide between Wise ...

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Gooding City Of Rocks National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 94.30 miles

The Gooding City of Rocks and the Little City of Rocks have unique rock formations rising from the desert floor. The Bennett Hills, located on the north edge of the Snake River Plain, are composed of welded volcanic tufts formed when intense volcanic eruptions in the region produced dense clouds of ash which fused together on the ground over time. If you do visit, use Leave No Trace hiking techniq...

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Anderson Ranch Reservoir Boat Ramps National Park

8 Activites Phone: (208)-587-7961 Distance: 97.20 miles

Anderson Ranch Reservoir is formed by Anderson Ranch Dam which is part of the Boise Project. Recreation on this 7.4 square mile (4,730-acre) reservoir is managed by the Boise National Forest, (Boise National Forest map). The reservoir is approximately 14 miles long, a mile wide, with depths to 315 feet, and 50 miles of shoreline. Hiking, boating, waterskiing, and fishing are the major recreation...

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Great Rift Backcountry Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-677-6600 Email: id_burley_fo@blm.gov Distance: 99.77 miles

The Great Rift is one of only two such features in the world. At 635 square miles, it is considered to be the largest, deepest, and most recent volcanic rift system in the continental United States. Many of Idaho`s most fascinating geological features lie along this potential wilderness. A tremendous fissure extending 65 miles opened up to emit successive lava flows some 15,000 years ago. This vol...

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Payette River National Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: BLM_ID_FourRiversOffice@blm.gov Distance: 101.03 miles

The Payette River Provides white-water opportunities for boaters of all experience levels. The Main Payette offers the beginner a chance to hone their skills on Class I to III rapids. The Cabarton Section of the North Fork (Class II to IV) and the Staircase Section of the South Fork (Class III to IV) allow the intermediate boater to improve their skills. The Canyon Section of the South Fork is ...

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Bitterroot National Forest Park

14 Activites Email: r1_bitterroot_comments@fs.fed.us Distance: 102.00 miles

Two mountain ranges, separated by the Bitterroot River valley, in southwestern Montana and eastern Idaho comprise the Bitterroot National Forest.  Breathtaking scenery is provided by 30 deep, rocky, glaciated canyons breaking the sharp face of the Bitterroot range at regular intervals to the west. Most of this rugged range is wilderness. To the east, the Sapphire range presents a gentler horizon. ...

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