Payette National Forest

Forested campground adjacent to open meadows at an elevation of 6,250'. Three sites are situated among the trees, each outfitted with a picnic table and fire ring. 

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 Recreation.gov mobile app, and the Scan and Pay feature. 

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

Three sites are spaced among the trees, with picnic tables and fire rings at each. All sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. There is a vault toilet and potable water. There are no hookups and no trash receptacles; please pack out your trash. Volunteer Camp Hosts are present from June to September to assist visitors.

Natural Features

Forested campground adjacent to open meadows at an elevation of 6,250 feet. Summer days are typically warm and nights are cool.

Nearby Attractions

The nearby Burgdorf Hot Springs is privately owned, featuring three developed pools with sandy bottoms. 


This area is a hub for recreation. Several trails depart from the Burgdorf Campground: Nethker Creek Trail #143, Jeanette Creek Trail #140, Burgdorf-1 Trail #175, Burgdorf-2 Trail #176. The campground is also located next to the Burgdorf Guard Station, a former Forest Service working station. Additionally, this area is within driving distance of several other areas of interest, including Burgdorf Hot Springs, the Warren Guard Station, and the historic towns of Secesh and Warren. 

Contact Information

Phone Number

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Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Travel approximately 30 miles north of McCall on paved Warren Wagon Road. Turn left on Forest Road #246 and travel 2 miles on gravel road to campground. 

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