Named for a bubbling brook on the grounds, Boise National Forest’s French Creek Campground is perfect for private camping beneath towering conifers. The grounds are divided into two sections—east of West Mountain Road, you’ll find gorgeous views of Cascade Lake, while west of the road your site will be on a hillside above the lake, with only a handful of lakeview sites. Gravel roads and no electricity give it a rustic feel, so embrace the vibe and go forage for an afternoon snack in the fields of wild huckleberry and thimbleberry bushes! You can also fish for salmon, bike the trails, or head into nearby Cascade for homemade pies at Route 55 Cafe, or a top-notch fireworks show on the Fourth of July. Water is available only until September 15, so if you visit in the off-season just be sure to bring the means to filter your own from the plentiful natural resources.
Campsite area
Bring your own tents, vans and truck campers, trailers, RVs
21 sites
Up to 8 guests per site
Park at listing
No ADA access
Campfires allowed
Toilet available
Pets allowed
Potable water available
Picnic table available


Offered near the campground.

Horseback riding
Snow sports
Wildlife watching


Natural features you'll find at French Creek Campground.

Hot spring
River, stream, or...
Swimming hole
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January 31st, 2017
Boise National Forest
United States
Phone Number
(208) 373-4100
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44.524° N, 116.108° W
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Tent / RV / Trailer: 21 Sites
(Up to 8 people per site)

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