As of 2018, this permit is no longer operated by Scenic Canyons, and this web page will no longer be updated. Please visit the Forest Service website for up to date information.
Boiling Springs Campground & Cabin
Boiling Springs Campground is located north of Garden Valley along the Middle Fork of the Payette River. It is just a short walk away from Boiling Springs geothermal hot springs.
Nearby is Boiling Springs Cabin, a two-room cabin that can sleep up to six people on four beds and a couch. It was constructed in 1934 by the Civilian Conservation Corps and was used to watch for wildfires. Tents, recreational vehicles and livestock are not allowed at this site.
$15 per night for the campground
$5 per night per extra vehicle
$8 per vehicle for day use
$60 per night at the cabin
Reservations: The cabin can be reserved at www.recreation.gov.
Directions: From Crouch, Idaho, drive north 24 miles on Forest Road 698 to the campground. The cabin is just past the campground on the same road. See map below.
Cabin Amenities: Four beds, a couch, a wood stove and a propane stove. There is no drinking water or refrigerator, and there are no dishes, pans or utensils. No trash collection - pack it in, pack it out.
Campground Amenities: Drinking water and a vault toilet. No trash collection.
Open dates: The cabin is open from mid-May to December 30th; winter access is by snowmobile. The campground is open from mid-May to near the end of September.