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Birch Creek Campground

***An intense precipitation event occurring in southeastern Idaho resulted in the flooding of the popular Birch Creek campground. Fast moving water washed out many of the roads, leaving eroded gaps as deep as 3 Ѕ feet. While the area is still open to the public, the Bureau of Land Management Upper Snake Field Office urges the public to remain cautious, as the site has significantly changed.***This campground includes approximately 25 campsites with amenities such as picnic tables, fire rings, and restrooms, located along Birch Creek. Additionally, there are a variety of large undeveloped camping areas without picnic tables or fire rings south of the middle access (Find map link below). The campground provides easy access for fishing and can serve as a base camp to recreate in Caribou-Targhee National Forest. Amateur anglers and seasoned fly fishing experts will find an abundance of brook and rainbow trout, with some brown trout. At the main entrance, a stop on the Nez Perce National Historic Trail features interpretive panels that explain some of the tragic history of the area. There are no fees associated with this site (except for group reservations).
There are 4 group sites available for reservation at $35/night. Reservations must be made 7 days in advance by calling the Upper Snake Field Office at 208-524-7500 or in person at 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls Idaho 83401.
Group Site 1: Accommodates groups of 20-30 people and about 4 trailers plus multiple vehicles. It has a steel fire ring, picnic table and is adjacent to a restroom.
Group Site 2: Accommodates groups of 30-40 people and about 6 trailers plus multiple vehicles. It has a steel fire ring, picnic table and is adjacent to a restroom.
Group Site 3: Accommodates groups of 100 people or more with many trailers and vehicles. It is close to a restroom but does not have a steel fire ring or picnic tables.
Group Site 4: Accommodates 100 or more people with many trailers and vehicles. Large groups are advised to rent additional portable toilets or use the facilities in their camper. This site does not have steel fire rings or picnic tables.



Driving directions to Birch Creek Campground

From Leadore, go south on ID-28 about 50 miles. From Idaho Falls, Take I-15 north to ID-33 west. Drive through town of Mud Lake and take ID-28 north about 29 miles. Campground will be on the left.

Location and contact info

Idaho 28, ID 83464

For campground inquires, please call:208-524-7500

Camping with an RV

Camping with an RV

Have you ever wanted to sleep at the foot of a mountain or wake up to the sound of the ocean’s waves gently crashing on the shore? When on a road trip, do you like to stop at every weird and wonderful roadside attraction? Do you ever just want to take a break from the hustle and bustle of everyday life and get out into the great outdoors? Then renting an RV is definitely for you.

Camping in an RV allows you to adventure on your terms. Whether you’re looking to bond over an open fire with family and friends or you just want to get away for a while, there’s no better way to do it than from behind the wheel of an RV.

How Outdoorsy Works

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Find the perfect RV

Choose your location, dates, and send the owner a request to book.

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Delivery or Pickup

Arrange a pick up time with the owner or have it delivered to your driveway or destination.

Let us help

Most owners have the option to deliver and set up the RV right to your destination.

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Adventure awaits!

Enjoy the freedom of the open road nd the assurance of 24/7 roadside assistance.

After your trip, return the RV to the owner on the same condition you recieved it.

Activities at Birch Creek Campground

Camping

Fishing

Picnicking


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Find the perfect RV for Birch Creek Campground

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All towables

Trailer

Trailers for all types of towing vehicles, including SUVs and pickups.

Folding Trailer

Trailers you can tow with passenger vehicles or SUVs. A great way to transform average cars into adventure cars.

Fifth-Wheel

Larger trailers that attach to towing vehicles with a gooseneck extension in the truck bed.

Toy Hauler

Living quarters in the front with dedicated space for hauling motorcycles or other “toys” in the back.

Utility Trailer

All other types of towable trailers.

All drivables

Class C

Popular with small families and first-time RV drivers who want a little more room than a van. Comparable to driving a truck.

Camper Van

The smallest and nimblest of fully enclosed RVs. Drives like a van. Loves posing for Instagram.

Class B

A formal-sounding name for camper van, but just as photogenic.

Class A

Drivers should be comfortable driving bus-sized vehicles and dealing with parking limitations. Great for delivery.

Truck Camper

If you can drive a truck, you can drive a truck camper. Makes roughing it significantly less rough.

Other

All other types of drivable vehicles.

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Questions about RVs?

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What type of RV should I choose?

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Start by determining how many people are planning to travel with you. Going on a solo-journey? Choose a camper van or a teardrop trailer. Bringing the whole family along for the ride? Consider a spacious Class A or five-wheel.

You’ll also want to consider amenities. For example, if you’re planning to cook on the road, you’ll want a kitchenette. If your campground doesn’t have public restrooms, you’ll want to search RVs with bathrooms. Check out full descriptions of our models to help you decide here.


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Do the RVs have bathrooms?

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Yes. Class A’s, Class B’s, and Class C’s and five-Wheels typically have bathrooms. Depending on where you plan on camping, you’ll want to double-check the availability of restrooms if selecting a rig without a bathroom. Nervous about renting an RV with a bathroom? Owners can help show you how to clean the tank or will offer to do it for you for a fee.


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How does check-in work?

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Once an Owner approves your RV reservation, you can coordinate a time to pick up your rig or have it delivered to your doorstep or campsite. At that point, the owner will do a key exchange with you and walk you through the RV and answer any questions you might have.