Powell Campground

Powell, Idaho



Powell, Idaho
Phone: (208) 942-3113

Sites: 38
Recent Rate: $20 7/2016

Latitude: 46.510894407769
Longitude: -114.71930265427

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Campground Overview
  • Pull-thru Sites Pull-thru Sites yes
  • Big Rig Access Big Rig Access yes
  • Tent Camping Tent Camping yes
  • Restrooms (Plumbed) Restrooms (Plumbed) yes
  • Pit Toilets Pit Toilets ?
  • Showers Showers ?
  • $0.00 Shower Fee Shower Fee 0.00
  • Laundry Facilities Laundry Facilities no
  • $0.00 Laundry Fee Laundry Fee 0.00
  • Dump Station Dump Station ?
  • $0.00 Dump Station Fee Dump Station Fee 0.00
  • Propane Available Propane Available no
  • Firewood Available Firewood Available yes
  • Cabins / Cottages / Yurts Cabins / Cottages / Yurts yes
  • Water Spigot Water Spigot yes
  • Picnic Shelter Picnic Shelter ?
  • RV Wash RV Wash no
  • $0.00 RV Wash Fee RV Wash Fee 0.00
  • Corral Corral no
  • Landing Strip Landing Strip no
  • Overflow Parking Overflow Parking yes
Hookups & Connectivity
  • Electric (30 AMP) Electric (30 AMP) yes
  • Electric (50 AMP) Electric (50 AMP) yes
  • Water Water no
  • Sewer Sewer no
  • WiFi WiFi no
  • $0.00 WiFi Fee WiFi Fee 0.00
  • Cellular Phone Service Cellular Phone Service ?
  • Cellular Phone Providers Cellular Phone Providers
  • Cable or Satellite TV Hookup Cable or Satellite TV Hookup no
  • Phone Phone no
  • Central Modem Central Modem no
Amenities
  • Pets Allowed Pets Allowed yes
  • 0 Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) Maximum Pet Size (lbs.) 0
  • Pool Access Pool Access no
  • Family Friendly Family Friendly yes
  • Playground Playground ?
  • Pet Area Pet Area ?
  • yes-river Waterfront Waterfront yes-river
  • Clubhouse Clubhouse ?
  • Camp Store Camp Store ?
  • Cafe / Snack Bar Cafe / Snack Bar ?
  • Business Center Business Center ?
  • Group Camping Group Camping ?
  • Meeting Rooms Meeting Rooms ?
  • Group Kitchen Group Kitchen ?
  • Banquet Facilities Banquet Facilities ?
  • Concierge Services Concierge Services ?
Recreation
  • Walking Trail(s) Walking Trail(s) ?
  • Recreation Room Recreation Room ?
  • Gym/Workout Facilities Gym/Workout Facilities ?
  • Beach Access Beach Access ?
  • Boat Ramp Boat Ramp ?
  • Marina Marina ?
  • Boat Rentals Boat Rentals ?
  • Fishing Fishing ?
  • Golfing Golfing ?
  • Bike Path(s) Bike Path(s) ?
  • Bike Rentals Bike Rentals ?
  • Hiking Hiking ?
  • Spa Spa ?
  • Horseshoe Pit Horseshoe Pit ?
  • Volley Ball Volley Ball ?
  • Sports Field Sports Field ?
  • Arcade Games Arcade Games ?
  • Live Entertainment Live Entertainment ?
  • Amphitheatre Amphitheatre ?
  • Putt Putt Mini-Golf Putt Putt Mini-Golf ?
  • Billiards Billiards ?
  • Ping Pong Ping Pong ?
  • Lake Lake ?
  • Pond Pond ?
  • River River ?
  • Creek Creek ?
  • Ocean Ocean ?
  • Water Park Water Park ?
  • Casino Casino ?

Review Details

Ratings overview

8 Reviews

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Review Count: 3
States Visited: 2
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2016 - $20.00
Overall Rating:      

Really enjoyed this campground. It was quiet, private, shady. The forest felt like we were in the Pacific Northwest. Close and convenient to the river, hot springs, convenience store, and a lodge. Far enough off the highway that there was no road noise. We camped at Powell Campground in a Travel Trailer.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
A033
Site Surface
Concrete, Gravel
Site Type
Back in
Site Space
Just long enough for my travel trailer
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table
Power Hookups
30 Amp
Sewer Connection
No

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tow Vehicle Parking
Yes, Convenient
Tips for other Campers:

Close and convenient to the river, hot springs, convenience store, and a lodge. The Lewis & Clark trail runs through the campsite.

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Review Count: 30
States Visited: 9
Helpful Reviews: 7

Date of Stay: July, 2015 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

This is true camping, many sites have power and water, nice spacing between sight, lots of open area. Such a treat to be at real campground. There is no ATT at sight but if you go up the road to the lodge and set in there bar you can get little internet. We camped at Powell Campground in a Motorhome.

Value
     
Clean Restrooms
Service
     
Clean Showers
Cleanliness
     

Site Details

Campsite
     
Site Number
4
Site Surface
Concrete
Campsite Features
Fire Ring, Picnic Table

Campground Details

Space Between Lots
Spacious
Sun & Foliage
Some Shade
Tips for other Campers:

The whole drive along the 12 is very pretty, but this drive is not for the faint of heart. It narrow 2 lines with river on one side and heavy traffic on the other, no spot for a new driver.

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Review Count: 8
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 2

Date of Stay: September, 2014 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a very nice Forest Service campground with electrical available at about 25 sites. The sites are wide with plenty of room for your slideouts. I would not recommend it for large motor homes or 5th wheels. A bonus is the Lochsa Lodge which is a short walk from the campground. We enjoyed a nice dinner there. They have Wi-Fi available in the bar area. No cell phone service. We camped at Powell Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 328
States Visited: 33
Helpful Reviews: 28

Date of Stay: September, 2011 - $8.00
Overall Rating:      

One word describes this place: perfect! Located in the heavily forested Bitterroot Mountains, yet easily accessible with paved interior roads and sites. We were lucky to have one of two pull-through sites, extra long with a large clearing for the table and fire ring. No cell or Aircard service, but some sites (ours included) allowed a clear shot to the satellite. Quiet, dark, and peaceful at night. Close to the Lochsa River and surrounded by high, tree-covered mountains, and within walking distance of the lodge and small store. A magical place; we'll stay here again. We camped at Powell Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 17
States Visited: 12
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: August, 2010 - $15.00
Overall Rating:      

One of the best NFS campgrounds we have found. One loop has 50 Amp service, the other unserviced. Paved roads and pads. There is a great lodge, Lochsa Lodge just before the entrance to the campground that has very good food at a very reasonable price. They also have gas and diesel moderately priced and free WiFi for customers. We camped at Powell Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 22
States Visited: 10
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: June, 2010 - $7.00
Overall Rating:      

Beautiful setting with sites nicely spaced. Water spigots spaced around campground but did not find spigot to fill RV water tank; electric at sites; there is no dump station; tough to rate the campground since it rained all evening so we didn't get to explore the area; would stay there again. We camped at Powell Campground in a Fifth Wheel.

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Review Count: 6
States Visited: 4
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: July, 2009 - $24.00
Overall Rating:      

Great forest service campground right on the Lochsa River off Hwy 12. There is only electric hook-ups for some of the sights but no water or sewer. It was a surprise this time as they had up-graded the electrical to include 50 amp service. This was our second visit here and we will go back. We camped at Powell Campground in a Motorhome.

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Review Count: 14
States Visited: 5
Helpful Reviews: 0

Date of Stay: September, 2008 - $14.00
Overall Rating:      

This is a Forest Service campground in the Lolo pass area of Northern ID. Highway 12 is 45 miles west of Lola Montana. Very beautiful area and the plus for this camp is that they have plenty of spaces for larger rigs. Park have electrical to many sights which is unusual for a Forest camp. Restrooms clean with modern facilities, wonderful lodge next door for good meals. Campground host very accommodating, excellent place to stay in this area. We camped at Powell Campground in a Motorhome.

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