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Leggett Creek Campground

Name: Leggett Creek Campground

Leggett Creek Campground is on the South Fork of the Clearwater River east of Grangeville, Idaho. It is situated on a grassy, gentle slope above the road across from the river. The only improvements are the graveled road and a newer vault style outhouse with a few large boulders as markers. Campers have gathered rocks to create primitive fire rings but it provides fishermen a free place to park their RVs both large and small while fishing for salmon, steelhead and trout.

Campsites: There are 5 or 6 primitive sites, only 1 has trees for shade. They all have primitive stone fire rings with no other improvements.

Host on Site: No.

Water: No.

Garbage Services: No.

Electricity Available: No.

Restroom: There is a newer vault style outhouse which was clean and well stocked.

Handicap Accessible: Outhouse only.

Firewood: Provide your own.

Pets: No stipulations.

Recreation: Fishing is the activity most people come here for.

Fishing: The Clearwater River offers salmon, steelhead and trout during their seasons. Check the Idaho fishing regulations for seasons and restrictions.

Boating: No access here.

Swimming: No.

Wildlife: We saw a whitetail doe and a few geese. Bear definitely live here so use caution with your food and garbage storage.

Additional Camping Opportunities: Bridge Creek Campground, Ditch Creek Campground, Castle Creek Campground, South Fork Campground and Red River Campground.

Phone service: None.

Nearby Services: Your nearest source for camping supplies such as food, pop, fuel and fishing tackle is at Elk City, Idaho, which is 13.7 mile further east on Hwy 14.

RV Dumping Site: There is suppose to be a free RV dumping station at the Red River Ranger Station.

Location/Driving instructions: From Grangeville, Idaho, take Main St S. to Mt Idaho Rd to Mt Idaho Grade Rd (0.2 miles). In 2.4 miles you will need to stay left on Mt. Idaho Grade Rd and follow it to Hwy 14 (7.0 miles). Continue onto Hwy 14 to the south and east for 27.3 miles to Leggett Creek Campground which will be on your left.

Coordinates: 45.825863,-115.629747

Elevation: 3821 Feet

Reviewed Date: June 2010

Fees And Reservations: None. Free.

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

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