Elk Creek Campground and Camping

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About the Campground

This is Elk Creek Campground in Clearwater National Forest, Clearwater County, near Elk River, Idaho. Please "Pack it in, Pack it out", garbage service isn't available

Services & Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Handicapped Site
  • Accessible Hiking Trails
  • All Terrain Vehicle
  • Berry Picking
  • Campground Host
  • Drinking Water
  • Dumpster
  • Electric Hook Ups
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Hiking Trail
  • Horseback Riding
  • Mountain Biking
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restroom
  • Site Pads
  • Stove
  • Table & Chairs
  • Water Drinking


Peak Season
Jan 01 2010 -
Dec 31 2010
Peak Season
Jan 01 2011 -
Dec 31 2011

Alerts and Important Information This is Elk Creek Campground in Clearwater National Forest, Clearwater County, near Elk River, Idaho. Reservations must be made 4 days in advance 2 night minimum on holiday weekends Each site may or may not have a tent availability Electrical hookup available at each site, water is available nearby, vault toilets available Campground gate closes at 10:00pm There are 10 additional summer overflow sites at this campground, which are on first come first serve basis.

Campground Contact Information

Open From: Jun 18 2010 to Dec 14 2010
Reservation Phone: 877-444-6777
Campground Reservations: Elk Creek
Campground Phone: 208-875-1131
Customer Service Phone:888-445-1474
Backcountry Permits Phone: 877-550-6777
Location: Potlatch (near Emmett), ID
Phone: 208-875-1131

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More About Elk Creek Campground

Elk Creek is a campground located in Emmett, 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 -115.47 latitude, and -115.47 longitude into your GPS device.

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