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Smokey Bear Campground Sawtooth National Forest Idaho

Smokey Bear Overview

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Smokey Bear Campground has 12 first-come first-serve campsites and is located next to beautiful Alturas Lake in the Sawtooth National Forest. There are 8 single family campsites and 3 double-sites. Each campsite also has a table, fire ring and grate.

Campground amenities include drinking water, vault toilets and a boat ramp. A group picnic area is also located on the east side of the campground.

Smokey Bear – Area Recreation

Visitors can enjoy a variety of outdoor recreation including fishing, boating, water skiing, sailing, canoeing, kayaking, swimming, hiking and mountain biking. Wildlife viewing is also great in the area.

North Shore campground and Alturas Lake Inlet campground are also located next to Alturas Lake.

Reservations:

First Come, First Served

Amenities
  • Amphitheater
  • BBQ Grills
  • Boat Launch/Ramp
  • Boat Ramp
  • Campground Host
  • Campsite Tables
  • Drinking Water
  • Fire Pit
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Available
  • Golden Age & Access Passports accepted
  • Grills
  • Pets OK
  • Picnic Tables
  • Restrooms (Vault Toilets)
Activities
  • Backpacking
  • Biking
  • Bird Watching
  • Boating
  • Boating (non motorized)
  • Canoeing
  • Creek
  • Cross Country Skiing
  • Fishing
  • Hiking
  • Jet Skiing
  • Kayaking
  • Lake
  • Mountain Biking
  • Nature Trails
  • Photography
  • Picnicking
  • Snowshoeing
  • Stargazing
  • Swimming
  • Walking Trails
  • Water Skiing
  • Water Sports
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Winter/Snow Sports
Alturas Creek Road
Ketchum, Idaho 83340
208 727-5000
Regions
Campsite Types
  • RV
  • Tent
  • Trailer
Season:

June – September

Elevation:

7,048

# of Campsites:

12

Smokey Bear Photos

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Smokey Bear Bathroom
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