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part ofCaribou-Targhee National Forest, US Forest Service
Status: Closed through Wed Jun 10 2015   Season Dates


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.


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


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:

127 West Main Street
DUBOIS  ID  83423

Phone Number:

Information:  (208)374-5422
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