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MIKE HARRIS, ID

part ofCaribou-Targhee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: MIKE HARRIS
Status: Closed through Tue May 19 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Mike Harris Campground is located along scenic Teton Pass, just 5 miles from Victor, Idaho at an elevation of 6,200 feet. Visitors enjoy fishing, exploring local trails and sightseeing in this beautiful region.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated near Trail Creek among a forest of Douglas fir and lodgepole pine. A variety of wildlife makes its home in the area, including moose and deer. Summer wildflowers are abundant.

Recreation:

Hiking, mountain biking and horseback riding are popular activities on the Mikesell Canyon Trail, which begins at the site. Trail Creek offers fishing for Yellowstone cutthroat and brook trout.

Facilities:

The campground contains single-family sites with picnic tables, campfire rings and food storage lockers. Accessible vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

Popular activities in the area include the Teton Valley Summer Festival over the Fourth of July in Driggs, with a hot air balloon festival, parade, rodeo, bike races and craft booths.

Grand Targhee Resort is nearby with outstanding annual music festivals: Targhee Fest is in mid-July; Targhee Bluegrass Festival is in mid-August. The resort also offers lift-served hiking and mountain biking, scenic lift rides, guided horseback riding, a climbing wall and an 18-hole disc golf course.

Grand Teton National Park's Granite Entrance is 22 miles away; Jackson, Wyoming is 19 miles away. Yellowstone National Park is within a couple hours drive.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Trails
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Biking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Fishing
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Host
  • Hunting
  • Tables
  • Trash Collection
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Bank
  • Bike Rentals
  • Cafe
  • Community Park
  • Dump Station
  • General Store
  • Golf
  • Grocery Store
  • Medical Facilities
  • RV sites
Know Before You Go
  • Wildlife Caution
  • Idaho OHV Safety Message
  • A $5 fee extra vehicles will be collected at the campground
  • Please bring reservation confirmation to the campground
  • No ATVs allowed in the campground
  • This campground has first come, first served sites
  • Click here for more information on the Caribou-Targhee National Forest
  • Don't Move Firewood: Help prevent the spread of tree-killing pests in our national forests by obtaining firewood near your destination and burning it on-site. For more information visit dontmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
43.55639, -111.06889
43°33'23"N, 111°4'8"W

Located 5 miles southeast of Victor, ID on Wyoming Route 22, 2 miles north of Trail Creek Campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MIKE HARRIS
P.O. BOX 777
DRIGGS  ID  83422

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)354-2312
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