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Riley Creek Recreation Area Campground Review
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Riley Creek Recreation Area campground is a nicely developed campground along Lake Pend Oreille, and is the largest campground in the Albeni Falls project by the Army Corps of Engineers. This campground is perfect for large RV's and for your family camping trip as there is something for everyone. There are paved roads and paths throughout, a large picnic area with boat docks, a beautiful beach, a large playground, horseshoe pits, volleyball, basketball courts and bicycle racks.

Campsites:  There are 67 sites for camping. Most of them are not very private, but some allow a little privacy. The sites are gravel, with paved roads throughout.

Fee Schedule: $24 per night, $10 for an extra vehicle. Camper April, just informed me the price has gone from $21 to $24 per night, Thanks April!
Campground Reservations: Yes, you may reserve a site at

Additional Camping Opportunities:
There are other campgrounds in the Albeni Falls project. They are Priest River(Mudhole), Springy Point, and Albeni Cove.

Host on Site: Yes, there are hosts on site.

Garbage Services: Yes, there is garbage service available complete with aluminum can recycling.

Yes, there is pressurized water which tastes good.

Restroom: The restrooms have flushing toilets and hot showers.  There are large dish washing sinks outside the restrooms for your convenience.

Handicap Accessible: Yes, very nice accommodations.

Firewood for sale at the campground.
Pets: Pets must be on a leash or caged at all times.  This is strictly enforced.

Fishing: Yes, great fishing on lake Pend Oreille, and a fish cleaning station near the fishing area.

Boating: Yes, there are boat ramps, boat docks and extra parking for your truck and trailer.

Yes, there is a nice roped off swim area with no lifeguard on duty.

Recreation: Amphitheater, swimming, fishing, paved trails, water skiing, volleyball, basketball, playground, horseshoe pits, bicycle paths and racks, and cross country skiing in the winter.

Picnic Area: There is a large picnic area.

Phone service: There is a pay phone on site and full cell phone reception.

RV Dumping Site: Yes, there is a dump station.

Nearby Services: For those camping supplies like pop, marshmallows, gas, propane and food, Laclede, Idaho is a little over a mile away.

Location/Driving instructions: Riley Creek Recreation Area is located just outside of the small town of Laclede,  fourteen miles west of Sandpoint, Idaho. If you are coming from Sandpoint, you will turn left onto Riley Creek Rd and travel .4 miles. Turn Right on Riley Creek Park Rd, and travel another .7 miles to the Campground entrance.

Reviewed: June 2010

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