Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site

Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site

The Joseph T. Fallini Campground, situated on the banks of the Mackay Reservoir, is the only recreational site in Challis Field Office that offers full RV hookups and features a diversity of other facilities. This scenic area has a gorgeous view of the Lost River Range and offers recreational opportunities such as boating in the summer and ice fishing in late winter. 

Mackay Reservoir offers a boat ramp providing access to the reservoir for jet skiing, water skiing and sailing . Other boat launches along the reservoir (and one downstream of the dam) are also available.

There are 26 camp sites, an RV hook ups and dump station, restrooms, drinking water, boat ramp and interpretive trail. 

Need to Know

Natural Features

This site resides on the banks on Mackay Reservoir surrounded by the Lost River Range to the east and Knob Mountains to the west.

Nearby Attractions


Vistiors can engage in a variety of recreation opportunities including (ice) fishing, camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, nature walking, boating, and star-gazing. 

Contact Information


PO Box 817 Challis ID 83226


721 E Main Ave Challis ID 83226

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 208-878-6200

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

North of Mackay, Idaho and south of Challis, Idaho. Travel north from Mackay on Highway 93 for approximately 6 miles. The site is on the west side of the highway and has a view of the spectacular Mt. McCaleb in the Lost River Range

Available Campsites

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