Montpelier Canyon Campground

Montpelier, Idaho

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Overview

Montpelier Canyon Campground provides a rustic camping opportunity next to Highway 89, along Montpelier Creek, at an elevation of 6,400 feet. Montpelier Reservoir is within five miles, offering fishing, boating and canoeing.

Recreation

Montpelier Creek offers rainbow, cutthroat and brown trout fishing. Many visitors make the short drive to Montpelier Reservoir for boating, canoeing and additional fishing opportunities. A boat ramp is located at the reservoir.

Facilities

The campground offers 15 family sites, two of which are tent-only. Vault toilets are provided, but drinking water is not available. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.

Larger RVs and trailers may have difficulty maneuvering through the campground; please check individual site descriptions for maximum vehicle length. Additionally, campsites within this facility are considered very small and rustic. Driveways are narrow and surrounded by dense vegetation.

Natural Features

The campground in situated in dense stands of willow, which help shelter the campground from traffic noise. Montpelier Creek runs alongside the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Beautiful Bear Lake straddles the Utah-Idaho border and is within a 35-minute drive of the campground. Outdoor activities abound at Bear Lake, with endless boating, water skiing, jet skiing, scuba diving, swimming, hiking, biking, horseback riding and off-road vehicle riding opportunities. Sightseeing and scenic driving are popular activities as well.

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