Bear Valley Campground, ID

US Forest Service

Bear Valley Campground

Overview: Bear Valley Campground is located along Bear Valley Creek which is one of the major headwater streams for the Middle Fork of the Salmon River. The campground is well shaded by a stand of...[more]

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Directions

From Boise, Idaho, travel north along State Highway 55 to Banks, Idaho approximately 38 miles.

At Banks, turn right (east) onto State Highway 17 (Banks/Lowman Road) and travel to Lowman, Idaho  approximately 31 miles.

At Lowman, turn left at the intersection of State Highway 17 and State Highway 21.  Proceed northeast towards Stanley, Idaho along State Highway 21 approximately 40 miles.

Along the route, you will travel past Banner Summit, Bull Trout Campground and eventually arrive at the Forest Service (FS) Road 579 turnoff. 

Turn (west) onto FS Road 579 at Banner Creek/Cape Horn Summit.  There is a big parking area and an information board.

Travel along FS Road 579 through Bear Valley.  The campground is a short distance from the rest stop at Bruce Meadows.

Activities
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HORSEBACK RIDING HORSEBACK RIDING
  • PICNICKING PICNICKING
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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