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Beauty Creek Campground

Idaho Panhandle National Forests

Beauty Creek Campground is located approximately 15 miles southeast of Coeur d’Alene, ID.  It has 19 sites and a pavilion that groups can rent for day use.  A few of the picnic tables at sites have covered shelters since they are in an open meadow.  The campground is located along the intermittent Beauty Creek.


    $23 per night for single sites

    $46 per night for double sites

    $75 for day use pavilion

    $8 per extra vehicle

    $8 for day use

    $52 for day use season pass

Reservations:  Available here.

Directions:  From the city of Coeur d’Alene, travel east on I-90 to Exit 22 (Harrison-St. Maries), then turn right (south) on State Highway 97. Drive 2.5 miles to Forest Road 438 and turn left on #438, just before the bridge. Travel about one mile on this gravel road to the campground entrance on the right.  See map below.

Open Dates:  Opens one week before Memorial Day weekend (on Friday).  Closes the last Monday in September.  Water is expected to be available from Memorial Day weekend until the campground closes, weather permitting.

Amenities:  Four vault toilets, drinking water from hand pumps, and a dumpster.

Nearby:  The trailhead for the popular Caribou Ridge Trail #79, which is a National Recreation Trail, is adjacent to the campground’s main entrance.  A boat launch is located approximately 2 miles from the campground, along ID-97.  The nearest gas, grocery and ATM is in Coeur d'Alene, 15 miles away.

For more information, visit the Forest Service website.