Name: Moonstone Access Camping
Moonstone Access is situated on the north shore of Magic Reservoir, north of Twin Falls, Idaho. The country is covered with sagebrush and gets very hot during the summer. Moonstone offers access to Magic Reservoir by it's boat ramp and dock as well as access to the shore for fishing. There is an outhouse and one nicely developed camping site. There are a few primitive sites which have been used through the years next to the developed site.
Campsites: There is one developed campsite and three or four primitive sites. The one site has a newer metal picnic table, a fire ring with attached grill, and gravel driveway. The others have stone fire rings and dirt driveways.
Host on Site: No.
Garbage Services: No.
Electricity Available: No.
Restroom: There is one older vault style outhouse near the boat ramp. It was clean and well stocked.
Handicap Accessible: No, Moonstone Access is not handicap accessible.
Firewood: No, you will need to provide your own.
Pets: Yes, but they must be on a leash.
Picnic Area: There is no picnic area.
Recreation: Fishing, camping, and water skiing are the primary recreations at Moonstone Access.
Fishing: Fishing Magic Reservoir is available; check the regulations.
Boating: Yes, for both fishing and water skiing.
Swimming: Yes, there is swimming but at your own risk as there is no life guard.
Wildlife: We saw many birds and tracks of deer, rabbit and coyote.
Phone service: Bellevue, Idaho, would be the closest pay phone. Cell reception is spotty around Magic Reservoir. There is reception near Bellevue and south toward Shoshone.
Nearby Services: From Moonstone Campground, the closest town for supplies such as pop, food, gas, propane and candy is Bellevue, which is north on Hwy 75.
RV Dumping Site: There is an RV dumping station off Hwy 93 on West E Street in a small park on the south end of Shoshone, Idaho, which is south of Magic Reservoir about 30 miles.
Location/Driving instructions: From Twin Falls, Idaho, travel north on Hwy 93 about 26.2 miles to Shoshone, Idaho. Take a slight left onto Hwy 75 North, and drive 28.4 miles to Hwy 20. Take a left onto Hwy 20 and drive 7.8 miles to Moonstone Access which will be on your left.
Elevation: 4887 Feet
Reviewed Date: July 2010
Fees And Reservations: No reservations available; this is a first come first serve facility. Free.
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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