Cottonwood Recreation Site

Salmon River, Near Ellis, Idaho

Cottonwood Recreation Site does not offer reservations through Please take a look at the area details below for more information about visiting this location. Enjoy your visit!


The BLM Cottonwood Recreation Site sits among groves of cottonwoods along the scenic Upper Salmon River and provides a beautiful setting for fishing and camping. It also has a boat ramp, allows RVs and has a dumping station, provides accessible campsites and includes a day use area with barbecues, tent sites and group camp sites. There are 15 non-reservable camp sites in total. This site typically has cell service.