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AuDi Campground Services, Inc. manages several campgrounds, group areas, and cabins in the Caribou National Forest / (Westside Ranger District).

 

The facilities begin just south of Pocatello, Idaho and extend to just north of Snowville, Utah.

 

The Westside area provides a wide range of Hiking, Biking, ATV and Horseback riding opportunities.  Hunting and Fishing, Scenic drives, and Wildlife viewing offer a never ending variety of activities.

 

Some individual campsites, as well as the group areas and cabins, may be reserved either online or by toll-free calling.

See the campgrounds locator map for detailed information on campsites and online reservations.

 

 Additional Information:

N.F.S. Links for the WestsideArea

Pebble Creek

Cabin

 Camping Fees:

Cabin Rental (per night)      $  12.00

 

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The Pebble Guard Station, at 6,320 feet, is located at the base of Bonneville Peak along beautiful Pebble Creek, a tributary of the Portneuf River. The rustic one-room cabin offers a secluded retreat on four fenced acres, surrounded by high mountain vistas.

Additional Cabin/Area info:         recreation.gov             Westside NFS

Pebble Guard Station is located about 16 miles north of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho. Just east of Lava Hot Springs, look for the "Pebble Area" sign and turn left (north) onto Blaser Highway/Old Highway 30. Go north on the paved highway for 9 miles to Pebble Creek Road (known locally as Mike's Place or Whiskey Mike's). Turn left (west), across railroad tracks on gravel Forest Road 036. Travel 6.5 miles to the guard station.

 
 
 

Big Springs Campground

 Camping Fees:

Single Site                            $  12.00

Double Site                           $  24.00

Extra Vehicle (ea.)                $    5.00

Group Area (weekdays)       $  50.00

Group Area (weekends)       $  60.00

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The Big Springs Campground is situated along the Pebble Creek at an elevation of 6,500'.

Pebble Creek offers cutthroat and rainbow trout fishing. Big Springs Nature Trail begins in the site, offering an easy path along the creek.

The multi-use Boundary Trail, for hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding, begins in the campground and accesses several additional local trails.

Just east of Lava Hot Springs, Idaho, look for "Pebble Area" sign and turn left onto Blaser Highway/Old Highway 30. Go north on the paved highway 9 miles to Pebble Creek Road, known locally as Mike's Place or Whiskey Mike's. Turn left across railroad tracks on gravel Forest Road 036. Travel about 7 miles to the campground.

NOTE:

Pebble Creek Road is a narrow single-lane dirt road with limited sight distance and not suitable for the very large RVs

 

Mink Creek

Group Site

 Camping Fees:

Weekdays                             $  60.00

Weekends                             $  80.00

 

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The Mink Creek Group Site is situated along Mink Creek in the scenic Bannock Mountain Range of southeastern Idaho. A grove of ponderosa pines borders one side of the site, offering partial shade.

There is one large accessible group site that can accommodate up to 200 people. The area contains a 40x80-foot picnic pavilion with concrete base, large paved parking area, 12 large picnic tables, two serving tables and a large fire ring, two accessible vault toilets and four potable water hydrants. The pavilion has two electrical outlets and night lighting.

Take exit 63 off I-15 just south of Pocatello. Follow the brown "Mink Creek Recreation Area" signs to Bannock Highway for 2 miles, then turn left up Mink Creek Canyon. Go 7 miles south on Bannock Highway, past Bannock Guard Station, to the campground.

 

Scout Mountain Campground

 Camping Fees:

Single Site                             $  12.00

Double Site                            $  24.00

Triple Site                              $  36.00

Extra Vehicle (ea.)                 $    5.00

Group Site (weekdays)         $  50.00

Group Site (weekends)         $  60.00

The Scout Mountain Campground is located on beautiful Scout Mountain at an elevation of 6,900 feet.  The mountain is part of the Mink Creek area, a popular place for birding and wildlife viewing, as well as exploring a variety of local multi-use trails.

The campground has a variety of single and double campsites.  Also available is a large group site for up to 100 people, with picnic and serving tables, grills and a campfire ring with benches.

Take I-15 to exit 63 south of Pocatello. Follow the brown Mink Creek Recreation Area signs to Bannock Highway for 2 miles. Turn left up the canyon. Go 4.5 miles to the East Fork Mink Creek road and turn left. Go 5.3 miles up East Fork Mink Creek road to the campground.

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

 

Malad Summit

Campground

 Camping Fees:

Single Site                            $  12.00

Double Site                           $  24.00

Extra Vehicle (ea.)                $    5.00

Group Area (weekdays)       $  50.00

Group Area (weekends)       $  60.00

The Malad Summit Campground is situated next to Mill Creek, just 14 miles north of Malad, Idaho, at an elevation of 6,100 feet. Campers may enjoy hiking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding on the area's many trails.

The campground is settled in a dense forest of maple trees, which offer plentiful shade.

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In addition to the individual a large group site may be reserved that can accommodate up to 125 people.

From Malad, travel north on Interstate 15 for 11 miles, to exit 22, Devil Creek Reservoir. Continue just over 3 miles north on Highway 191. Turn west and cross the highway on Forest Road 041 and continue just over 3 miles on a maintained gravel road, to the campground.

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

 

Malad Summit

Cabin

 Camping Fees:

Cabin Rental (per night)        $  50.00

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The rustic single-room cabin is tucked into a forest of deciduous and conifers at an elevation of about 6,000 feet. Mill Creek meanders through the site.
The front porch invites guests to sit and enjoy views of the forest and possible wildlife sightings.

Cabin amenities include a wood stove, table and chairs, two bunk beds with mattresses, two folding cots, a broom and dustpan, sink and propane appliances (space heater, water heater, stove/oven). Guests may find limited dishes and cookware. The mudroom is equipped with shower facilities.
A vault toilet outhouse, campfire ring and picnic table are outside.

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Guests are expected to clean the cabin and pack out their trash before leaving.

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The surrounding area offers a variety of recreational activities. Trails are provided for hikers, mountain bikers, horseback riders and off-road vehicles (Idaho OHV safety message).  Anglers can fish for small brook trout in Mill Creek.

From Malad, Idaho: take I-15 north 11 miles to Exit 22 (Devil Creek Reservoir). Go north on old Highway 191 for 3.2 miles. Turn west and cross over I-15 on Forest Service Road #041 and go about 2 miles, then turn left and go a few hundred feet to the guard station.

 

Third Creek

Group Site

 Camping Fees:

Weekdays                              $  60.00

Weekends                              $  80.00

 

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The group site lies in an open, flat area in Weston Canyon at an approximate elevation of 5,000 feet. Pines and hardwoods are scattered around the edges of the campground.  The group site can accommodate up to 125 people. A large picnic shelter, tables and grills are provided, as are vault toilets and drinking water.

Third Creek Trail-head is adjacent to the campground, complete with hitching racks for horses. It accesses the Oxford Peak Trail System and is open to hikers, bikers, motorcyclists and off-road vehicle users as well.
Deep Creek Reservoir offers good trout, as well as boating and swimming opportunities (Idaho OHV safety message).

From Malad, travel 3.5 miles north on I-15 to exit 17. Turn east onto Weston Highway and continue for 7 miles to Upper Deep Creek Reservoir. Turn left on Forest Road 231. Go 1 mile to Third Creek Group Site Campground.

 

Curlew

Campground

 Camping Fees:

Single Site                            $  10.00

Double Site                           $  20.00

Triple Site                             $  30.00

Extra Vehicle (ea.)                $    5.00

Group Area (weekdays)       $  50.00

Group Area (weekends)       $  60.00

  • Reservations are also taken via the toll-free telephone number: 1-877-444-6777

The Curlew Campground is located just seven miles north of Snowville, Utah.  It is adjacent to Stone Reservoir in the Curlew National Grassland and sits at an elevation of 4,700 ft.

The surrounding area is an open desert environment dotted with sagebrush and very few trees.  Curlew National Grassland offers great areas for year-round birding.  Stone Reservoir offers fishing, boating, water skiing, swimming, and canoeing.

In addition to the individual campsites, there is a large group site that can accommodate up to 200 people. A picnic shelter, picnic and serving tables, grills, campfire rings, drinking water hydrant, cement site pad and horseshoe pits are provided.

 

Take the Snowville, UT, exit off Interstate 84, northwest of Tremonton. Go north on the paved highway for 6.5 miles. Turn left (north) at the Curlew Campground sign, then go another half-mile on a gravel road into the campground.
From Malad City, ID, go 24 miles west on hwy 38, at Holbrook turn left (south) and go about 9.5 miles to the Curlew Campground turnoff. Turn right (north) on gravel road and go a half-mile into the campground.