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SUMMIT VIEW CAMPGROUND, ID

part ofCaribou-Targhee National Forest, US Forest Service
Photo: SUMMIT VIEW CAMPGROUND
Status: Closed through Thu Jun 05 2014   Season Dates
 

Overview

Summit View Campground is located eight miles east of U.S. Highway 30, near Georgetown, Idaho. It is in a forested setting, high in the Bear River Range. Visitors enjoy exploring area trails, including the Great Western Trail, and picking seasonal wild huckleberries.

Natural Features:

The campground is situated in a lodgepole pine forest, where summer grasses and wildflowers are plentiful. During the fall, wild huckleberries can be found in abundance throughout the campground.

Recreation:

Summit View sits within the Great Western Trail corridor, which offers excellent hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding opportunities. The Harrington Peak trail, a 3.5-mile one-way trail to the summit, begins within the campground.

Facilities:

The campground contains 18 single-family campsites and three group sites. Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. An amphitheater is on-site. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are dirt.

Activities and Amenities

Within Facility
  • Amphitheater
  • Berry Picking
  • Campfire Rings
  • Creek Access
  • Drinking Water
  • Firewood
  • Grills
  • Hiking
  • Horseback Riding Trails
  • Mountain Biking
  • Tables
  • Tent Pads
  • Trailheads
  • Trash Collection
  • Vault Toilets
  • Wildlife Viewing
Less Than 1 Mile
  • Hunting
  • Off-Road Vehicle Trails
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 don'tmovefirewood.org.

Getting There:

GPS Info. (Latitude, Longitude):
42.55917, -111.29694
42°33'33"N, 111°17'49"W

From Georgetown, Idaho, turn east on County Road 102. Travel two miles, and turn left on Forest Road 095 (the sign indicates the Left Fork of Georgetown Canyon). Continue about six miles, to the campground.

Contact Information:

Mailing Address:

SUMMIT VIEW CAMPGROUND
322 N 4TH
MONTPELIER ID 83254

Phone Number:

Information: (208)847-0375
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