Idaho is an ideal destination for camping. The state's expansive wilderness and breathtaking rivers and lakes offer a variety of camping options for all experience levels. From scenic views at the City of Rocks to proximity to popular attractions at Ravenwood RV resort, here are our picks for the 10 best camping spots in Idaho.
Rough it at City of Rocks for a unique chance for outdoor enthusiasts to enjoy nature. The campground is set in stunning granite formations, equipped with 64 standard campsites, and has easy access to hiking trails and vistas.
The Lazy 6-T Ranch offers serene accommodations for campers, including RV spaces and a quaint A-frame cabin. Campers say it's a beautiful setting for kayakers, nestled right along the Bear River.
Ponderosa State Park offers a variety of camping opportunities and activities. Cabins are available, as well as rustic campsites for the skilled adventurer. In addition, the park has many recreational activities available, including water sports and hiking.
As a former World War II naval training station, Farragut State Park now offers peaceful camping and many recreational activities like disc golf, fishing, and hiking. You can also visit the park's museum and experience history firsthand.
Bordering Bull Trout Lake and Martin Lake, this campground is a famous place to camp because of its primo fishing. Pro-tip: the mosquitoes can get a little thick, so come prepared with bug spray.
Looking for a basecamp for floating the river or hunting this season? Bumblebee Campground is one of the best spots in the area. Enjoy access to endless trails and Stoney Creek a 10-minute walk away.
If you prefer glamping to camping, Tammah is the place for you. Offering luxury tents and geodesic domes that bring you into a unique natural setting, a stay here allows you to recharge and reconnect with yourself.
Located on the scenic North Fork of the Clearwater River, Aquarius Campground offers swimming, fly fishing, and tubing. Nearby hiking trails lead backpackers into Mallard Larkins Pioneer Area, where mountain goats creep atop the cliffs.
Visit Ravenwood RV Park for a taste of ol' time with the entire family. With plenty of space for RV camping, you can have fun by day and by night at Silverwood Theme Park, just across the freeway.
Shoreline Campground offers visitors a chance to enjoy boating, fishing, and swimming in a mixed-growth lodgepole pine forest with abundant wildflowers.