Spring Bar Campground

May 21, 2008 

Huge beaches and canyons can be found along the Salmon River near Riggins. This beach is just below the Spring Bar Campground.

PETE ZIMOWSKY

The Salmon River has year-round camping, and Spring Bar is one of a few developed camping areas upstream from Riggins.

The campground has trees and brush to provide shade to escape the summer heat, and there are beautiful sandy beaches nearby.

How to get there: Take Idaho 55 and U.S. 95 north to Riggins. Follow the Salmon

River Road upstream about 10 miles to the campground.

Activities: Rafting, fishing, lounging, eating and sightseeing.

Amenities: Seventeen pads for tents and RVs, outhouses, five water spigots, garbage service.

Fees/reservations: $10 per night and $3 for additional vehicles.

Nearest place to get supplies: Riggins is about 10 miles away.

Information: Slate Creek Ranger Station. Call (208) 839-2211.

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