Bar Campground is along the beautiful Salmon River in the Nez Perce
National Forest a little over 10 miles upstream from Riggins, Idaho.
This is a very well maintained Campground with
grooming throughout. Paved roads and parking along with the
variety of plant life surrounding this campground make this a lovely
to stay. There are wild blackberries and apple trees scattered about
and a variety of pines and locust trees. The elevation is low so
they will have very warm summers. They are proud to call themselves a
"green" campground. The water here is pressurized by solar power.
Attractions: There is
fishing in the Salmon River, along with rafting and kayaking.
Spring Bar Campground is a first come first serve campground, no
||Fee Schedule: $10.00 per
day, $3 for an extra car.
Campsites: Spring Bar
Campground has 17 camping sites. 3 are pull through, each with a
table and fire ring. Park sites average 54 feet in length. The camping
sites have some seclusion and privacy, however some are more open.
Adequate long parking for RVs.
Other camping opportunities: There are many off road
camping spots in the area.
Picnic Area: Allison Creek has a real nice picnic area
next to this campground.
Drinking water is available throughout Spring Bar Campground with
pressurized water powered by solar power.
Phone service: No public
phone and no cell reception.
Restrooms: The restrooms
are the vault/outhouse style, clean and well maintained.
Handicap Accessible: The
restrooms are handicap accessible along with a handicap site.
Pets: Pets must be
on a leash in Spring Bar Campground.
Garbage Services: There
is a RV waste station at Crumps's Chevron gas station in Riggins, Idaho
12 miles away.
Fishing: There are steel
head and other trout, bass plus Mountain Whitefish in the Salmon
Boating: Spring Bar is
the main boat ramp to access the Salmon River, non-motorized without
Wildlife: Could be
rattlesnakes in the area but nothing was said about them.
Services: Riggins, Idaho is the nearest services, it is only
about 12 miles.
Location/Driving instructions: From Riggins, ID on Hwy 95 at National Forest Access sign, take
Big Salmon Road east and go 6.5 miles to bridge. Bear left across
bridge onto Forest Route 1614 and go 3.9 miles to Spring Bar Campground
sign. Bear left at sign into campground.
Camp Site 15
Rafts on the Salmon
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