Alturas Area Picnic B Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

Located along the sandy shoreline of Alturas Lake. Restrooms provided. Picnic Area is situated in an alpine environment. Average summer temperatures are 78 degrees high, and 40 degrees low. Popular activities are the Arts and Crafts Fair in July, Wagon Days in September, and the Salmon Festival, Fireman's Ball and Quilt Fair.

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Restroom
  • Boating
  • Comfort Station
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking Trail
  • Swimming
  • Table
  • Water Skiing


Peak Season
Jun 11 2010 -
Sep 06 2010
GROUP PICNIC AREA $32.41-$37.04
Peak Season
Jun 10 2011 -
Sep 05 2011
GROUP PICNIC AREA $32.41-$37.04

Alerts and Important Information Reservations must be made at least 4 days in advance. No overnight camping - Day use only. If area is not reserved it is open to first come first served basis. A charge of $5.00 per vehicle for a day use parking fee No refunds for bad weather. Must bring confirmation letter to the picnic area. Live music and amplified sound systems must be approved by the Sawtooth National Recreation Area; Please call Eric McQuay at (208) 774-3006.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Jun 14 2011
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Alturas Area Picnic B
Campground Phone: 208-774-2453
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777

Ketchum, ID

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More About Alturas Area Picnic B Campground

Alturas Area Picnic B is a campground located in Ketchum, Idaho. This is a US Forest Service campground. All reservations can be made by calling 1-877-444-6777.

To find this campground check the map shown above, or enter -114.8583 latitude, and -114.8583 longitude into your GPS device.

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