Malad Summit Campground

Downey, Idaho

Overview

Malad Summit Campground is situated next to Mill Creek, just 14 miles north of Malad, Idaho, at an elevation of 6,100 feet. Visitors enjoy hiking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding on the area's many trails.

Recreation

Mill Creek offers cutthroat and rainbow trout fishing. Numerous trails begin nearby, including the 12-mile multi-use Summit Trail, which connects with Farmers Canyon, East Elkhorn and Wright Creek trails. Old Canyon and South Canyon trails begin a short distance from the campground.

Facilities

The campground is open year-round and contains one large group site that can accommodate up to 125 people. It is equipped with large picnic tables, a serving table, a grill, a campfire ring with benches, tent pads and a gravel parking area.

Single-family campsites are also available within the campground. Each is equipped with a table, campfire ring and grill.

Vault toilets and drinking water are provided. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel. Security is provided by the host and periodic patrols by the county sheriff.

Natural Features

The campground is settled in a dense forest of maple trees, which offer plentiful shade. Stately Douglas fir trees dot the landscape. The campground receives snow throughout the winter.

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