Description

Whether you’re a Boise Native, or just visiting, Bad Bear Campground is perfect for a get away. In less than an hour, you’ll find yourself out of the pretty city and into a natural paradise. Wildflowers, wildlife, and wild-times are abundant here! With limited sites, this campground is awesome for mellow moods and a true escape from the hussle and bussle. Enjoy fishing streams, comfort stations, drinking water, party picnic tables, and hiking and running trails. We don’t mean to brag, this site brags for us.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans, trailers, RVs
6 sites
Up to 6 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Essentials
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Amenities
Potable water available
Picnic table available
RV details
Ask about water hookup
Ask about sewage hookup
Ask about television hookup
Ask about generators
Access type unknown, max length unknown
Surface type unknown, levelness unknown
No hookups

Activities

Offered near the campground.

Biking
Boating
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching

Terrain

Natural features you'll find at Bad Bear Campground.

Beach
Cave
Forest
Hot spring
Lake
River, stream or ...
Swimming hole
Waterfall
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The vibe at Bad Bear Campground

4,907ftListing's elevation
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Hipcamper Anna
Anna W.
didn't provide a recommendation.
June 5th, 2017

Bad Bear is a nice little campsite outside of Idaho City. The sites are good size with adequate privacy. There is lots of tree cover for shade during those warm summer days, and a babbling brook at the back of the campground. Each site had a picnic table, fire ring, and there is a well for water and a vault toilet. We enjoyed our stay here, mostly because there wasn't anyone else camping in the campground when we were there in mid-July! Score!

Hipcamper Debbie  T.
recommends this listing.
August 22nd, 2018
Hipcamper Anna W.
recommends this listing.
June 5th, 2017
Park
Boise National Forest
State
Idaho
Phone Number
(208) 373-4100
Directions
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Official Website
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Coordinates
43.901° N, 115.708° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 6 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)