Cold Springs Campground - Boise Nf

Boise National Forest

Cold Springs Campground is one of four campgrounds along Idaho's State Highway 55, next to the North Fork of the Payette River. This area is a popular location for river rafting trips and camping. This campground rests at 3,878 feet.

This campground has five sites situated as a group area, each with a picnic table and campfire ring. Vault toilets are provided. Because of its proximity to the highway, some noise from passing traffic is to be expected.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The campground is situated in a scenic canyon just above Highway 55. The mountains are forested with a mix of ponderosa and lodgepole pines and shade is plentiful within most of the campground. Summer days are warm, reaching 80-90 degrees; nights are cooler.

Nearby Attractions

Near the boat and kayak launch of the Payette River.

Recreation

The North Fork of the Payette River is a very popular location for expert kayaking. Whitewater rafting is nearby on the Main and South Fork sections of the Payette River.

Anglers will find good to excellent fishing for whitefish and rainbow trout.

Contact Information

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EMMETT RANGER DISTRICT 1857 HIGHWAY 16, SUITE A EMMETT ID 83617

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 541-351-1182

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Driving Directions

Cold Springs Campground is located in southwestern Idaho, 41.5 miles north of Boise. Take State Highway 55 north to Banks (35 miles). Proceed north on Highway 55 (6.5 miles) to campground on westside of highway. Watch for recreation signs.

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