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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

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.

For more information, visit the Forest Service website:  Boiling Springs Campground   Boiling Springs Cabin