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Hardscrabble Campground

Name: Hardscrabble Campground

Hardscrabble Campground is situated on flat land along the Middle Fork of the Payette River. Campers have made a small dam on a bit of the river for wading. The campground is heavily forested with both timber and brush which provides most sites with both shade and privacy. There is no drinking water so bring plenty with you.

Campsites: There are 6 campsites, each has a picnic table and fire pit. The road and driveways are gravel/dirt.

Host on Site: No.

Water: No.

Garbage Services: No.

Electricity Available: No.

Restroom: One vault style outhouse which was clean and well stocked.

Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible but that is all that appears to be.

Firewood: No.

Pets: Pets must be on a leash or kenneled.

Picnic Area: No.

Recreation: Camping, fishing, four-wheeling, hiking, photography and other activities are available in this area.

Fishing: Rainbow trout and whitefish are available in the Middle Fork of the Payette River.

Boating: No.

Swimming: Wading only.

Wildlife: Deer, elk, black bear and many other woodland animals live here.

Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviews of these nearby campgrounds; Trail Creek Campground, Tie Creek Campground, Boiling Springs Campground, Rattlesnake Group Campground, Peace Valley Campground, Peace Creek Trailhead and Silver Creek Plunge and Campground.

Phone service: None.

Nearby Services: The nearest location for food and supplies is Crouch, Idaho.

RV Dumping Site: None.

Location/Driving instructions: From Boise, Idaho, follow this GoogleMap.

Coordinates: 44.238862,-115.899239

Elevation: 3227 Feet

Reviewed Date: September 2012

Fees And Reservations: None. None posted but should be around $12.00 per day.

This information is accurate as of the date of the review.

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