Big Hank

Wallace, Idaho

Overview

Big Hank Campground is located along the North Fork of the Coeur d'Alene River in Idaho Panhandle National Forest. Shore fishing is a large draw, along with local hiking and biking trails. The campground also provides an excellent base camp for hunters during season.

Wildlife like mule deer, moose, osprey and calliope hummingbirds are often spotted.

Recreation

Tubing on the river is a popular summertime activity, as is cutthroat fishing.

Whitewater rafting enthusiasts enjoy the class I-III rapids down the river.

Hiking, biking and horseback riding trails are a short drive away. Highlights include trails to Centennial Falls, Shadow Falls and Settler's Grove of Ancient Cedars.

Facilities

Big Hank Campground offers about 30 spacious campsites for tent camping. Drinking water from hand pumps, vault toilets, picnic tables and established fire rings are among the conveniences offered. Roads and campsite parking spurs are paved.

Natural Features

Big Hank is in a heavily wooded area on the banks of the Couer D' Alene River and Big Hank Creek. At 2,800 feet elevation, the campground sits on the Big Hank Meadow.

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