Park Creek (Idaho)

Lowman, Idaho

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Overview

Park Creek Campground is located 4 miles from Lowman, Idaho, off the beaten path at the confluence of Park and Clear Creeks. Visitors enjoy fishing, hunting and exploring local trails.

Recreation

Park Creek and Clear Creek both offer good trout fishing. Various hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding trails are in the vicinity.

Facilities

The campground contains two group sites available by advanced reservations, each can accommodate up to 100 people per group site. The Rainbow Group Site are sites 1-12, and the Trout Group Site are sites 13-24. Picnic tables, campfire rings and grills are provided, as are vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection. Roads and parking spurs are dirt.

When not reserved as a group site, the sites are available on a first-come, first-served basis. If both Rainbow and Trout Group Sites are reserved there will be no first-come, first-served sites available. Prior to arrival, please check the campground status on the reservation board on the 582 road located 300 feet north of the 21 junction to see if there are any pending reservations.

Natural Features

Towering Ponderosa pine and Douglas fir trees forest the campground, offering plentiful shade. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape. A variety of wildlife lives in the area, including black bears, deer and elk.

Nearby Attractions

Beautiful Bear Valley is up the road from Park Creek, offering scenic views, wildlife watching and numerous trail opportunities for hiking, biking, horseback and off-road vehicle riding.

Several natural hot springs pools can be found along the Banks-Lowman Highway, also known as the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway, and Highway 21, the Ponderosa Pine Scenic Byway. Both byways also offer pretty scenery, wildlife viewing, historical information kiosks and trail opportunities.

Whitewater rafting and kayaking are popular activities on the South Fork and Main Payette Rivers; several companies in the area offer guided half and full-day trips.

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