Big Creek

Payette National Forest

Located next to the Big Creek airstrip this four unit campground offers a good staging place to access the Frank Church Wilderness of No Return. It is popular with pilots camping overnight in Big Creek. The campground is near the Big Creek Work Station. 

This location is available on a first-come, first-served basis only. Visitors are required to physically arrive at the campground to purchase and claim a site. Once on-site, you may be able to pay for your campsite(s) by scanning a QR code using the mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. 

If this option is available, you will need to first download the free mobile app ht tps:// prior to your arrival as some remote areas have limited or no cellular service.

Facilities include an accessible toilet and drinking water. Pack in/pack out. No hook-ups.


Trailhead access to the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness to the north on FR 371. Fishing in Big Creek.

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Driving Directions

From Yellow Pine, go 18 miles northeast on Forest Road 412, FR 340, and FR 371.  

Eighty-six miles northeast of McCall on Big Creek Road (#371).

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