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POINT CAMPGROUND, ID

part ofSawtooth National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: POINT CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu May 14 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Point Campground is located next to beautiful Redfish Lake at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountain Range at an elevation of 6,500 feet.

Natural Features:

Summer wildflowers are plentiful, lodgepole pines provide partial shade and Fishhook Creek is nearby. Temperatures are cool, with an average summer high of 78 degrees and a low of 40 degrees.

Recreation:

Point Campground is in the heart of the beautiful Sawtooth National Recreation Area, where outdoor activities abound. Redfish Lake offers excellent boating, water skiing, canoeing, kayaking and fishing for rainbow trout and Kokanee salmon. Little Redfish Lake is just down the road, offering additional fishing and canoeing.

A designated swimming beach and dock are located at the adjacent public day-use area. Sandy Beach Boat Ramp is across the lake, about a mile away.

Facilities:

This small campground offers eight walk-to tent sites and eight sites for tents, trucks with campers and vans only; no motor homes or trailers allowed. Most sites have lake views.

Flush toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs are paved. A dump station is nearby.

Nearby Attractions:

The Sawtooth National Recreation Area offers a myriad of excellent hiking and biking opportunities, and an estimated 750 miles of trails crisscross the valley and surrounding mountains.

In the immediate area are trailheads for the Alpine Way, Fishhook Creek, Redfish Lake Creek and Bench Lakes Trails. The Idaho Centennial Trail passes nearby.

Redfish Lake Lodge is nearby with a restaurant, general store, boat and kayak rentals, mooring services, lake tours and a lake shuttle.

Popular area events include an Arts and Crafts Fair in July, and Wagon Days, Salmon Festival, Quilt Fair and Fireman's Ball in September.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Boating
  • Campfire Rings
  • Canoeing
  • Drinking Water
  • Fishing
  • Flush Toilets
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding
  • Lake Access
  • Mountain Biking
  • Paved Roads
  • Pay Phone
  • Picnic Area
  • Swimming
  • Trails
  • Trash Collection
  • Water Skiing
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Visitor Center
Greater Than 1 Mile
  • Boat Ramp
  • General Store
Know Before You Go
  • Electric hookups are not available
  • Idaho Off-Road Vehicle Safety Message
  • Bring confirmation letter to the campground
  • The camp fee includes one vehicle for a single site and two vehicles for a double site. A fee will be charged at the campground for extra vehicles over these limits
  • Click here for more info about the Sawtooth 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):
44.13556, -114.93167
44°8'8"N, 114°55'54"W

Take State Highway 75 south from Stanley, Idaho, for 6 miles. Go west on Forest Road 214 for approximately 1.7 miles. Turn right onto Forest Route 213, drive a short distance and turn at Point Campground entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

POINT CAMPGROUND
SAWTOOTH
STANLEY  ID 

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)774-3000
/(208) 774-2453

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