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Canyon Creek Transfer Camp

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Canyon Creek Transfer Camp is located on the Big Smokey Creek North of Twin Falls about 95 miles. It is designed for horsemen to use to access the trails in the Pioneer Mountains. Hiking, riding, hunting and fishing are popular here. There are corrals, loading docks and a stock watering trough for your animals.

Campsites: There are 6 campsites each with a picnic table, fire pit and barbecue stand. The road and driveways are gravel.

Host on Site: No.

Water: Yes, there is water through a hand pump equipped well. The water was rather strong with iron.

Garbage Services: No.

Electricity Available: No.

Restroom: There is one vault style outhouse which I found to be clean and well stocked.

Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible.

Firewood: You will need to provide your own firewood.

Pets: Pets are allowed but must be kept on a leash.

Picnic Area: No.

Recreation: Besides camping, the primary recreation is riding the trails in the nearby mountains.

Fishing: Fishing is available in Big Smokey Creek and other streams in the surrounding area for trout. Check the regulations here.

Boating: None.

Swimming: None.

Wildlife: Deer, elk, bear, wolves and many smaller animals live in these mountains.

Additional Camping Opportunities: We have completed reviews for these nearby campgrounds: Baumgartner Campground and Bowns Campground.

Fee Schedule: As of April 2017 the fee per day was $6.00.

Campground Reservations: This is a first come first serve facility.

Phone service: None available.

Nearby Services: It is a long way to buy supplies or to find services like auto repairs. Fairfield, Idaho is 25.5 miles to the south.

RV Dumping Site: There is an RV dump station at Big Smokey Guard Station just a short drive away.

Location/Driving instructions: From Twin Falls, Idaho check out this Google Map.

Coordinates: 43.627762,-114.859089

Elevation: 5590 Feet

Reviewed: June 2011

This information is accurate as of the date of the review.

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