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, Continue reading...
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, rv & moto...
No. of sites
6
Access
Park at listing
Group sizes
Up to 6 people per site
Potable water available
Fires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Picnic table available
No RV hookup
Biking
Boating
Hiking
Horseback riding
Paddling
Climbing
Snow sports
Swimming
Wildlife watching
Fishing
Wind sports
OHV
Surfing
Whitewater paddling

The vibe at Bad Bear Campground

4,907ftListing's elevation
750
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Hipcamper Anna
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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!

Park
Boise National Forest
State
Idaho
Phone Number
(208) 373-4100
Directions
View on Google Maps
Official Website
View Website
Coordinates
43.901° N, 115.708° W
Unknown price
Tent / RV / Trailer: 6 Sites
(Up to 6 people per site)