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STEEL CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND, ID

part ofCaribou-Targhee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: STEEL CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Wed Jun 10 2015   Season Dates
 

Overview

Steel Creek Group Campground is located 35 miles northeast of the town of Dubois, Idaho, and 9 miles northwest of Kilgore. Visitors come to the area to enjoy the abundance of trails, wildlife viewing opportunities and scenic beauty.

Natural Features:

The campground offers picturesque views of the surrounding mountains and is situated among willow and pine trees adjacent to a small stream. A variety of wildlife makes its home around the campground.

Recreation:

Hiking, hunting, fishing, mountain biking and ATV riding are popular activities in area.

Facilities:

The campground contains one large accessible group site that can accommodate up to 200 people. A common parking area is adjacent to the dining area. Picnic and serving tables, a grill and campfire circle are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.

Nearby Attractions:

Phone, gas, and groceries are available in Dubois, Idaho. Minimal services are available in Kilgore, Idaho at the quaint Kilgore Store.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Birding
  • Campfire Circles
  • Drinking Water (Hand Pump)
  • Food Storage Locker
  • Grills
  • Group Camping
  • Hiking
  • Parking Area
  • Picnic Area
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Within 10 Miles
  • Fishing
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Hunting
  • Motorcycle Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
Know Before You Go
  • Wildlife Caution
  • Idaho OHV Safety Message
  • Access road to the campground is gravel
  • There are no electric, water or sewer hookups
  • Please bring your confirmation letter to the campground
  • No OHVs allowed beyond the parking area
  • No pack or saddle stock in campground
  • 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):
44.46556, -112.02111
44°27'56"N, 112°1'16"W

From Dubois, Idaho: Travel north on I-15 to the Stoddard Creek Exit (Exit 184). Go east on West Camas-Miners Creek Road (FR 006) for approximately 14 miles to Steel Creek Road (FR 478), turn right and continue 0.75 miles to the campground entrance.

From the Kilgore Store: Travel west/northwest approximately 8.25 miles on the West Camas-Miners Creek Road (FR 006) to Steel Creek Road (FR 478), turn left and continue 0.75 miles to the campground entrance.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

STEEL CREEK GROUP CAMPGROUND
127 West Main Street
DUBOIS  ID  83423

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)374-5422
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