Name: Diamondfield Jack Campground
Diamondfield Jack Campground appears to be a large parking lot used by Magic Mountain Ski Resort during the winter. Campsites were placed around the edge of this lot for summer use. The campground is fully forested except for the large open parking lot. I believe each site is well shaded except site 7 and it is partial shade. There are many trails in the mountains around.
Campsites: There are eight campsites in Diamondfield Jack Campground. Site 1 is a pull-through with two long tables, a fire pit and a barbecue stand. Site 2 is a back-in site with two long tables, a fire pit and a barbecue stand. Site 3 is a back- in but has no improvements at all. Sites 4, 5 and 6 are all back-ins with a table, fire pit and a barbecue stand. Site 7 and 8 are pull-throughs with a table, fire pit and barbecue stand. 7 is rather open while 8 has the most privacy.
Host on Site: No.
Water: There is a pressurized water system with good water available.
Garbage Services: There is a dumpster in one of the nearby parking lots.
Electricity Available: No.
Restroom: There is one vault style outhouse available. It was clean and well stocked when I visited.
Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible.
Firewood: You will need to provide your own firewood.
Pets: Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash.
Picnic Area: No, but one could grab an open site.
Recreation: Camping, fishing and hiking are the primary activities. This is high country, approximately 6900 feet, so you will find alpine forests. This is a great area for "birders". The many trails allow people to get to many spots which would otherwise be unavailable for observation.
Fishing: There are trout in the streams in the surrounding mountains but finding a good hole can be challenging. Check the regulations here.
Wildlife: Deer are common and one could see bear, elk, wolves, coyotes and many small forest animals as well as many bird species.
Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviews for these nearby campgrounds; Schipper Campground, Steer Basin Campground, Lower Penstemon Campground, Upper Penstemon Campground, Porcupine Springs Campground, FS Flats Campground and Pettit Campground. Plus Harrington Fork Picnic Area.
Phone service: The nearest phone I found is at Rock Creek General Market.
Nearby Services: Rock Creek General Store is the nearest source of supplies or services. They offer food at their cafe, a convenience store, gas and propane. For further information call them at 208-423-5659.
RV Dumping Site: None nearby, but I have found one at Anderson Camp 1188 E. 990 S. Eden, ID. They charge $8.00 for use of their RV dump.
Location/Driving instructions: From Twin Falls follow this Google Map.
Elevation: 7010 Feet
Reviewed Date: June 2011
Fees And Reservations: This is a first come first serve facility. There was no fee schedule posted but I called the forest service and found they charge $8.00 per day(2013).
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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