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PORCUPINE SPRINGS, ID

part ofSawtooth National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: PORCUPINE SPRINGS
Status: Open through Thu Sep 04 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Porcupine Springs Campground is located in the Albion Mountain Range in southern Idaho, just off Rock Creek Road. It sits at an elevation of 6,950 feet. Visitors enjoy the area for its abundance of trails and scenic beauty.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a scenic forest of pine and aspen trees. Summer wildflowers are vivid and abundant, and wildlife frequents the area.

Recreation:

Numerous hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle trails begin within or near the campground, including Porcupine Springs, Ross Falls, Rim View, Pike Mountain and Third Fork trails. Fishing is popular on Rock Creek.

Facilities:

This large campground contains three group sites that each accommodate up to 50 and 100 people. The recently updated sites are accessible and equipped with picnic tables, grills, serving and utility tables and campfire circles. The group site on Loop C has large corrals for horses.

Several single-family campsites are available as well. Each is equipped with a picnic table, campfire ring, grill and a utility table. Additional sites not listed for reservation are available on a first-come, first-served basis. Accessible vault toilets and drinking water are provided. A campground host is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Accessible Sites
  • Accessible Trails
  • Accessible Vault Toilets
  • Birding
  • Campfire Circles
  • Campfire Rings
  • Drinking Water
  • Equestrian Sites
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Horse Corrals
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Horseshoe Pit
  • Host
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Tables
  • Trailheads
  • Volleyball Courts
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Creek Access
  • Fishing
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):
42.16694, -114.26222
42°10'1"N, 114°15'44"W

From Hansen, Idaho, travel south on County Road G3 for approximately 31 miles. The road becomes Forest Road 515. Continue on FR 515 as it becomes gravel and turns into Forest Road 500. The Porcupine Springs Campground sign will be on the left.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

PORCUPINE SPRINGS
3560 S Overland Ave
BURLEY  ID  83318

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)678-0430
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