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Cottonwood Recreation Site, ID

Bureau of Land Management

Overview

Cottonwood is a fairly large site on the Salmon River two miles south of Ellis on Highway 93. The campground was rennovated in the mid 1990's. It is located down by the river amidst the cottonwoods and away from the highway noise, making it a wonderful place to camp and fish. Amenities include: 15 campsites (including two Accessible sites) with picnic tables and fire rings and grills; Seasonal Campground Hosts 2 sets of vault toilets; Boat ramp and parking; Day use area with horse show pits and reservable covered group shelter ($25/day); Potable water Trailer dump station; Garbage collection

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • FISHING
  • PICNICKING

Address:

Challis Field Office
1151 Blue Mountain Road
Challis,ID,83226
Phone: 208-879-6200
Email: BLM_ID_ChallisOffice@blm.gov

Directions:

Travel north from Challis, Idaho on highway 93 for approximately 14 miles. The recreation site will be on your left between the highway and the Salmon River.

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