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Chinook Bay Campground Sawtooth National Forest Idaho

Chinook Bay Overview

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Chinook Bay Campground has 13 campsites and is located on the north side of Little Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth National Recreation Area. The campground is also beside Little Redfish Creek and set among a forest of lodgepole pine.

The campground is first-come, first-serve and amenities include drinking water and flush toilets. Campsites can accommodate tents, trailers and RVs. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate. ¬†There’s also a visitor center, interpretive programs, equestrian stables, boat rentals and an RV dump station nearby.

Chinook Bay Area Recreation

Chino0k Bay campground is located in the heart of the Sawtooth National Recreation Area and has a variety of outdoor recreation activities. Redfish Lake has some great fishing for trout and wild cutthroat. You can also enjoy canoeing, kayaking, sailing, waterskiing, and swimming.  Other outdoor recreation includes hiking, backpacking, mountain biking, picnicking, horseback riding, hunting and wildlife viewing.

Other campgrounds in the area include Sockeye, Glacier View, Mt. Heyburn, Redfish Outlet and Mountain View (at Little Redfish Lake).


First Come, First Served

  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian trail
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Rentals
  • Restrooms (Flush Toilets)
  • Stalls
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Fishing
  • Fly Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Horseback riding
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Visitor Center
  • Walking Trails
  • Wildlife Viewing
Stanley, Idaho 83278
208 774-3000
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer

May – September



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