BOISE NATIONAL FOREST
BOISE NATIONAL FOREST
1249 S. Vinnell Way
Boise, Idaho 83709
We have 70 campgrounds and picnic areas including some sites that are wheelchair accessible. Over 1,300 miles of trails are maintained. Visitors can hike and ride horseback on Selected trails are open to bicycles, motorcycles, ATVs. In the winter, some trails are groomed for skiers and snowmobilers. Big game hunting and trout fishing are popular. Over 7,600 miles of streams and more than 250 lakes and reservoirs offer excellent water sports activities including rafting, kayaking, sailing, and water-skiing. The Middle Fork of the Salmon River, a part of the National Wild and Scenic Rivers System, is near the Boise Forest. For solitude, a portion of the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness lies in the Boise National Forest, as well as other undeveloped areas. In addition, the Sawtooth Wilderness, and Sawtooth National Recreation Area are near the Boise Forest. In winter, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, and ice fishing are popular. Many of the snow trails are regularly groomed. Bogus Basin Ski Area, just north of Boise, is partially located on the Boise Forest. There are seven ski lifts, 45 groomed runs and 2,000 acres of night skiing, as well as 12 miles of groomed Nordic skiingtrails at Bogus.
Amanita Campground is located next to scenic Lake Cascade in west-central Idaho. It is near the town of Donnelly, at an elevation of 4,850 feet. Boating, fishing, swimming and hiking are popular activities in this scenic region.The campground is situated on the west shore of the lake, among a mixed-growth conifer forest that towers over the campground.....more
Antelope Campground is located on the shores of the scenic Sagehen Reservoir in the Boise National Forest, perched at an elevation of 5031 feet. Visitors enjoy boating, fishing and exploring the non-motorized Sagehen Reservoir Trail.
The campground offers a large, tent-only group site that can accommodate up to 30 people, with several picnic tables, a....more
BAD BEAR CAMPGROUND
Bad Bear Campground is located 48 miles northeast of Boise, Idaho, in a scenic Ponderosa pine forest along Highway 21 at an elevation of 5,100 feet. Wildlife and summer wildflowers are abundant. Historic Idaho City is just 11 miles south. Mores Creek runs adjacent to the site, offering whitefish and rainbow trout fishing.
Highway 21, also known as the....more
Barneys Campground is located on the northeast shore of scenic Deadwood Reservoir at an elevation of 5,300 feet. Boating, fishing and hiking are popular activities at this site.
Because of its remote location, Deadwood Reservoir is quiet and unpopulated, making for great fishing for Atlantic, Chinook and Kokanee salmon, and rainbow and cutthroat trout.....more
Black Rock Campground
Black Rock Campground is located 20 miles from Idaho City, on the North Fork Boise River, at an elevation of 4,300 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing, swimming and exploring local trails. The campground contains several single-family campsites, each equipped with a picnic table and campfire ring. Some sites also have grills. Vault toilets, and drinking water are....more
Bull Trout Campground
Bull Trout Campground is located on the shores of beautiful Bull Trout Lake at an elevation of 6,900 feet. The lake offers great fishing and canoeing opportunities. Many trails for hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding are in the area.
This campground contains group, equestrian and single and double campsites, many of which are....more
Depending on the habitat you are in, mammals you may see include badger, big brown bat, black bear, bobcat, cottontail rabbit, coyote, elk, gray wolf, lynx, mountain goat, mountain lion, mule deer, northern water shrew, pine marten, porcupine, river otter, snowshoe hare, white-tailed deer, and wolverine.