Name: Grayback Gulch Campground
Grayback Gulch Campground is along the hill above Mores Creek. Many paths and trails are perfect for hiking or for your ATVs. This is a very nicely developed campground. Paved roads throughout and cleared out underbrush along with the pine trees give this campground a civilized look while maintaining the rugged charm of the wilderness. Grayback Gulch is scheduled to have a camp host, however the forest service is having a hard time finding a host this year.
Campsites: There are 2 double camping sites, 16 single camping sites, and 2 group camping sites. The group sites should be able to accommodate 100 - 150 people. Single sites have a picnic table, fire ring with grill and lantern pole. The doubles just have two driveways.
Water: There is drinking water from two newer hand crank pump equipped wells.
Garbage Services: Yes!
Restroom: There are two log cabin vault style toilets.
Handicap Accessible: Grayback Gulch Campground is handicap accessible.
Pets: Pets on a leash only.
Fishing: Trout fishing is available in Mores Creek.
Boating: There is no boating type activity in this area.
Swimming: There really isn't swimming at the campground. Mores Creek is just down the hill and one may find a place to play in it.
Wildlife: You are likely to see mule deer wandering near the campground in the early morning or late evening hours.
Phone service: There is no phone at the campground but Idaho City is just a couple miles away. We had no cell phone reception on our ATT phones.
Nearby Services: Idaho city is less than two miles away and offers convenience stores, gas, shopping and restaurants.
RV Dumping Site: None at the campground, however there is a dumping site in Idaho City.
Location/Driving instructions: Travel SW on Highway 21 less then two miles from Idaho City. Grayback Gulch is on the left.
Elevation: 3919 Feet
Reviewed Date: May 2010
Fees And Reservations: Call 1(800) 280-2267 or go on-line to recreation.gov. $15.00 per night, $30.00 for double site, call for group sites.
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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