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MONTPELIER CANYON CAMPGROUND, ID

part ofCaribou-Targhee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: MONTPELIER CANYON CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 21 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Montpelier Canyon Campground is located next to Highway 89, along Montpelier Creek, at an elevation of 6,400 feet. Montpelier Reservoir is within five miles, offering fishing, boating and canoeing.

Natural Features:

The campground in situated in dense stands of willow, which help shelter the campground from traffic noise. Montpelier Creek runs alongside the campground.

Recreation:

Montpelier Creek offers rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout fishing. Many visitors make the short drive to Montpelier Reservoir for boating, canoeing and additional fishing opportunities. A boat ramp is located at the reservoir.

Facilities:

The campground offers 15 family sites, two of which are tent-only. Vault toilets are provided, but drinking water is not available. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

Nearby Attractions:

Beautiful Bear Lake straddles the Utah-Idaho border and is within a 35-minute drive of the campground. Outdoor activities abound at Bear Lake, with endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding opportunities. Sightseeing and scenic driving are popular activities as well.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Picnic Shelters
  • Tables
  • Tent Pads
  • Tent sites
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Bait Shop
  • Berry Picking
  • Boat Ramp
  • Climbing
  • Dump Station
  • Firewood
  • General Store
  • Horseback Riding
  • Ice
  • Lake Access
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Mountain Biking
  • Pay Phone
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Vending Machines
Know Before You Go
  • 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):
42.33111, -111.23194
42°19'52"N, 111°13'55"W

The campground is located three miles east of Montpelier, Idaho, on U.S. Highway 89.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

MONTPELIER CANYON CAMPGROUND
322 N 4TH
MONTPELIER  ID  83254

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)847-0375
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