Lake Fork

Payette National Forest

This campground features nine sites along the North Fork of Lake Fork Creek. All sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. 

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.

This campground features nine sites along the North Fork of Lake Fork Creek. Each site has a fire ring, charcoal grill, and a picnic table. All sites are available on a first come, first serve basis. There are two vault toilets and drinking water is centrally located. There are no hookups and no trash receptacles; please pack out your trash.

Natural Features

Forested campground near a creek at approximately 5,329 feet elevation. 

Recreation

This is a beautiful campground and a great base camp for adventure. From the campground, trails head east, branching north and south into pristine mountain areas: East Fork Lake Fork Creek Trail #104, Lake Fork First Bridge Trail #339, and Paddy Flat/Lake Fork Creek Trail #103. There are many points of interest and trailheads if you continue along Lick Creek Road. Nearby is Slick Rock-Climbing area, a stunning exposed granite wall. Popular hiking areas include, Box Lake, Snowslide Lake, and Duck Lake. Drive to Lick Creek Summit (6,879 ft.) for 360-degree views of the Salmon River Mountains. 

Contact Information

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: N/A

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

Travel 9 miles east of McCall on Lick Creek Road. Use caution, the roads turns to gravel and is at times narrow and bumpy. Look for Lake Fork Campground sign and turn right into campground.

Available Campsites