Camping

Baumgartner Campground

Pete Zimowsky / Idaho Statesman

It has a hot springs, swimming hole in the South Fork of the Boise River, highly developed campsites and wheelchair access.

What more can you ask for in a campground?

Baumgartner Campground, east of Featherville, is a favorite for a lot of campers, and it's busy all summer long. There's a lot to do, including fishing, so head up there.

How to get there: Drive east on I-84 to the second Mountain Home exit. Go north on U.S. 20 for about 32 miles to the Pine/Featherville turnoff. It's 18 miles to Pine. Continue to Featherville. The campground is 12 miles east of Featherville. GPS: 43 degrees 36.344 N; 115 degrees 04.586 W.

Activities: Hot pool, river swimming, strolling, trout fishing and bicycling.

Amenities: 30 camping units, drinking water, toilets, interpretive trail, developed hot pool, host and accessibility.

Nearest place to get supplies: Pine and Featherville.

Fees/reservations: $10, single; $20, double; reservations available at www.recreation.gov.

Information: (208) 764-3202 or www.fs.fed.us/r4/sawtooth/recreation/campingff.htm.

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