Camping in Sandpoint, Idaho

Camping in Sandpoint & North Idaho

The allure of a crackling campfire and the opportunity to get away from the everyday hustle and bustle is one we all can relate to. There are many options to choose from when it comes to camping in the Sandpoint area. One can find fully developed campgrounds with showers, fire pits and evening nature presentations by campground staffers. Boat ramps, docks and trails are found at many of the area campgrounds.

For those seeking a more "primitive" camping experience, there are certainly many choices from which to choose. There are numerous high alpine lakes which provide almost guaranteed seclusion and low impact camping. One can often just find a good place next to a stream or lake and pitch the tent or sleep under the stars. Often in the summer months the northern sky offers up one of natures most spectacular light shows- Aurora Borealis, more commonly known as the Northern Lights. The Northern Lights are truly one of the most spectacular shows nature will provide campers in the region.

For those with campers or RVs, there are some fine RV parks with full hook-ups, including water and power. Many of these are located on Lake Pend Oreille, as well as adjacent to the lake. Pump stations are at many of the parks as well. Most of the RV park hosts can offer visitors many options to make the stay enjoyable.

Featured Camping Areas!

Priest Lake Area Camping

Priest Lake Area Camping

Garfield Bay Area Camping

Garfield Bay Area Camping

The Green Monarchs Area Camping

The Green Monarchs Area Camping

Sam Owen Park Area Camping

Sam Owen Park Area Camping

Hope Area Camping

Hope Area Camping

:: Campgrounds ::

Beyond Hope Resort

1267 Peninsula Road
Hope, ID 83836 Phone

Phone (208) 264-5251
Web Site

Beyond Hope Resort is located on the shores of Lake Pend Oreille in Hope, Idaho. Our grounds are open with plenty of sunshine. We have RV and Tent sites available. Boat slips too! Come enjoy the summer on our sandy beach

 

Huckleberry Tent and Breakfast

PO Box 350
Clark Fork, ID 83811

Phone (208) 266-0155
Web Site

An old fashioned bed and breakfast located 30 miles east of Sandpoint near Clark Fork, Idaho. Comfortably furnished canvas wall tents. Wood floors, wood stove, queen sized bed, camp kitchen, outdoor shower, campfire, s'mores! Everything you need for a true back-to-the-land experience. Very private, only 3 tents on over 42 acres. Come and stay with us to reconnect with land, life and spirit.

 

Farragut State Park

Bayview, ID

Phone (208) 683-2425
Web Site

Located on Lake Pend Oreille. This park offers 145 spaces, toilets, showers and water. Can take up to a 32' trailer. Has a dump station, hook-ups, boat launch and docks. Located just 25 miles South of Sandpoint

 

Garfield Bay Campground

Sagle, ID

Phone (208) 555-6814

A Bonner County maintained campground on the hillside above a picnic area, boat launch and public beach. There are 11 RV camp sites, 15 drive-in tent sites, and a group camp in the reservation system, as well as 14 tent only sites that are operated on a first come – first come basis. There is potable water piped throughout the campground, but no sites have power, sewer or water to them. The sites are available for $15, $12, and $10 a night and can be reserved by calling (208)255-5681 ext.4. Extra vehicles are $5 per night.

 

Green Bay Campground

Sagle, ID

Web Site

This tent only campground is about 15 miles south of Sandpoint on Garfield Bay road. There are eleven spaces, with swimming, hiking, toilets and no fee.

 

Kaniksu National Forest- Campgrounds

Hwy 57 Priest Lake, ID

Phone (208) 443-2512
Toll-Free (877) 444-6777

 

KOA Kampgrounds

100 Sagle Rd
Sandpoint, ID 83864

Phone (208) 263-4824

 

Luby Bay Campground in Priest Lake Idaho

Priest Lake, ID

Toll-Free (877) 444-6777
Web Site

DIRECTIONS: In Priest River, ID, take State Rt. 57 north 26.3 miles to Luby Bay sign. Turn right at sign and go 1.4 miles to stop sign. Turn left at stop sign onto dirt road and go 0.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right into Lower Luby section and left into Upper Luby section.

 

Maiden Rock Campground

Sandpoint, ID

Web Site

Maiden Rock Picnic Ground is accessible by boat only. It features 4 picnic units, fire rings, a vault toilet, and a swimming beach.

Directions: Accessible by boat only, it is about 6 miles south of Garfield Bay on the west shore of Lake Pend Oreille.

 

Outlet Bay Campground Priest Lake Idaho

Priest Lake, ID

Web Site

DIRECTIONS: In Priest River, ID, take State Rt. 57 north 29 miles to Outlet Bay sign. Turn right after sign and go 0.3 miles to "Y" intersection. Bear left at intersection on dirt road and go 0.5 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground.

 

Porcupine Lake Trail

Clark Fork, ID

Located about 15 miles north of Clark Fork. Picnic tables, fishing and toilets. Editors Note: Access by hiking, four wheelers or horses

 

Reeder Bay Campground Priest River

Priest Lake, ID

Toll-Free (877) 444-6777
Web Site

DIRECTIONS: In Priest River, ID, take State Rt. 57 north miles to Nordman, ID. In Nordman, turn right (the only right turn) and go 2.6 miles to campground sign. Turn right into campground.

 

Riley Creek Recreation Area

Laclede, ID

Phone (208) 263-1502

Features 68 spaces on the Pend Oreille River. Offers toilets, water and showers. Allows up to a 25' trailer. Dump station, dumpsters and boat ramp. Located 15 miles West of Sandpoint via Highway 2.

 

Sam Owen Recreation Area

Hope, ID

Phone (877) 444-6777
Web Site

David Thompson Game Refuge on Lake Pend Oreille. Offers 82 units, 22' trailer spaces, dump station, a great covered picnic area, boat ramp and dock. Keep an eye out for deer, wild turkey and campers having fun. Located 17 miles east of Sandpoint on highway 200.

 

Springy Point Campground

Sagle, ID 83860

Phone (208) 437-3133 

This is a nice campground with 40 units, water, toilets, 24' trailer spaces, boat ramp, docks and lots of fun. Just 5 miles from Sandpoint on Lakeshore Drive.

 

Upper Luby Campground

Priest River, ID 83856

Phone (208) 443-2505

 

Whiskey Rock Camp Ground

Clark Fork, ID

Located on the east shore of Lake Pend Oreille, about 30 miles southwest of Clark Fork. There are three units with three sites each. Picnic units, fire rings, beach/swimming, fishing, boat dock, pit toilets. No fee at this Forest Service facility. Tent camping only.

 
 
 
 
 
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