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Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho

   

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AMENITIES:
Campfires are allowed
Fishing
Cabins
Restrooms
Store
Picnic and Barbecue area is available

Activities: fishing, hiking and horseback riding

Restrooms are as expected on hand. There's such a large number of things to do at Bench Creek including whitewater paddling, fishing, swimming, and hiking, so it's totally impossible to get bored. It's been too much time since you went outside, and Bench Creek in Idaho is a good location to go. So much enjoyable stuff right next door to Bench Creek, and when you're here you're always having a good time.
This campground is one of the fine locations to camp here in the Sawtooth Range.
 
    So many local attractions and the close by outdoors recreation are good reasons to come.

While popping by this vicinity in Idaho it's a good idea to go for a camping trip too.
There's a tremendous 6-mile-long class II-III
 whitewater bit on Marsh Creek nearby, the State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon section. In general this bit of Marsh Creek is an exciting site for paddling. Whitewater rapids are treacherous matters, so you must check the situation in advance of a trip. Don't forget to take a splendid little journey to Bench Creek; there's great hiking along the Prospect Creek Trail. You'll beyond doubt wish for more hours in a day to enjoy all the enjoyable stuff in the Sawtooth Range. Bench Creek is in the neighborhood of Challis National Forest which is a pretty location, and you can go for a hike on the Blue Bunch Trail. This campground is so fine. A great spot near Bench Creek is Banner Summit, and the  
Kirkham Ridge Trail offers hiking at its best. While you're here at Bench Creek, you could also go to lovely Langer Lake; don't leave Bench Creek without first going for a hike along the Camptender Trail.  

        


Other campgrounds near Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho:

   Bull Trout Lake, Lowman, 2 miles away
      
   Banner Creek, Stanley, 2 miles away
      
   Lola Creek Campground, Custer County, 6 miles away
      
   Fir Creek Campground, Valley County, 6 miles away
      
   Thatcher Creek Campground, Custer County, 7 miles away
      
   Beaver Creek - Cape Horn, Stanley, 8 miles away
      
   Poker Meadows Campground, Valley County, 8 miles away
      
   Bruce Meadows Campground, Valley County, 8 miles away
      
   Unity Lake, -blank-, 9 miles away
      
   Bonneville Warm Springs, Atlanta, 10 miles away
      

Paddling Rivers Near Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho:

   Marsh Creek, Custer County, 6 miles away
      Class II-III - 6 miles long (State Highway 21 to Middle Fork Salmon)

   Salmon River - Middle Fork, Custer County, 6 miles away
      Class III-IV - 8 miles long (Marsh Creek to Boundary Creek)

   Bear Valley Creek, Valley County, 7 miles away
      Class II-III - 7 miles long (Fir Creek Campground to Middle Fork Salmon confluence)

   Payette River - South Fork, Boise County, 9 miles away
      Class III-IV - 23 miles long (Grandjean to Lowman)

   Salmon River - Middle Fork, Valley / Lemhi County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 96 miles long (Boundary Creek to Cache Bar)


Public Lands near Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho:

   Challis National Forest, Idaho, 25 miles away


Trails near Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho:

   Bear Valley Creek Trail, Valley County, 6 miles away

   Blue Bunch Trail, Valley County, 7 miles away

   Camptender Trail, Valley County, 11 miles away

   Prospect Creek Trail, Valley County, 14 miles away

   Kirkham Ridge Trail, Boise County, 15 miles away

   Sulphur Creek Trail, Valley County, 16 miles away


Lakes Near Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho:

   Langer Lake, Custer County, 11 miles away

   Josephus Lake, Custer County, 13 miles away

   Elk Lake, Boise County, 18 miles away


Current weather conditions at Bench Creek, Sawtooth Range, Idaho
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Local climate location: LOWMAN 15 miles away


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