Third Creek Group Site

Caribou-Targhee National Forest

Third Creek Group Campground is located just 12 miles northeast of Malad, Idaho, on the Weston Highway near Deep Creek Reservoir. Visitors enjoy exploring the local trail system and fishing at Deep Creek.

This group site can accommodate up to 125 people. A large picnic shelter, tables and grills are provided. There are 3 single vault toilets. Weston Highway is paved and the one-mile stretch of road to the campground is a good gravel road with easy access for RVs and trailers.

Gate code is emailed in reservation confirmation email. 

Currently water is not available. Please bring your own water.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The group site lies in an open, flat area in Weston Canyon at an approximate elevation of 5,000 feet. Pines and hardwoods are scattered around the edges of the campground, which receives snow through the winter.


Third Creek Trailhead is adjacent to the campground, complete with hitching racks for horses. It accesses the Oxford Peak Trail System and is open to hikers, bikers, motorcyclists and off-road vehicle users as well.

Deep Creek Reservoir offers good trout, as well as boating and swimming opportunities.

Contact Information



Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 208-236-7500

Rental Options

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Driving Directions

From Malad, travel 3.5 miles north on I-15 to exit 17. Turn east onto Weston Highway and continue for 7 miles to Upper Deep Creek Reservoir. Turn left on Forest Road 231. Go one mile to Third Creek Group Site Campground.

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