Castle Creek Campground on Anderson Ranch Reservoir is small with only five campsites and the campsites are small. The campground is on a small knob between the road and the lake with Castle Creek on the west side. I reviewed this campground when the water was low so people had larger RVs parked on the beach.
Campsites: There are only five campsites. Each have a picnic table, fire ring with attached grill, lamp post and stove table. The road and driveways are dirt/gravel.
Host on Site: No.
Garbage Services: Yes, there is a garbage dumpster available.
Electricity Available: No.
Restroom: There a vault style outhouse which was clean and well stocked when we visited.
Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible.
Firewood: You will provide your own firewood.
Pets: Pets are welcome but must be kept on a leash.
Picnic Area: No.
Recreation: The main attraction at Castle Creek Campground is the water. Whether you enjoy fishing, swimming, water skiing or jet skiing, Anderson Ranch Reservoir offers the water for you.
Fishing: Anderson Ranch Reservoir offers fishing for trout, sockeye salmon, bass and perch. Check the fishing regulations for seasons and limits.
Boating: There are no boating facilities, however boats and jets were beached along the shoreline.
Swimming: There is no designated swimming area and no lifeguards but swimming is popular here.
Wildlife: Deer, elk, black bear, wolves, coyotes, squirrels, duck, geese and many other animals call this area their home so have fun looking for them if wildlife watching is what you enjoy.
Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviews for the following nearby campgrounds; Anderson Ranch Reservoir Area, Little Camas Reservoir, Spillway Recreation Site, South Fork of the Boise River, Little Wilson Creek Campground, Evans Creek Campground, Pine Recreation Site, Deer Creek Recreation Site and Curlew Creek Boat Ramp Campground.
Fee Schedule: No Fee.
Campground Reservations: For a rainy weekend in June, Castle Creek Campground was full of campers. During July and August one would need to get here early if you intend on camping here.
Phone service: No pay phone or cell reception here. there is a pay phone at Fall Creek Resort.
Nearby Services: Fall Creek Resort is the only source for supplies closer than Mountain Home, Idaho.
RV Dumping Site: There is an RV Dumping station at Fall Creek Resort.
Location/Driving instructions: To find Castle Creek Campground from Mountain Home, Idaho follow this GoogleMap.
Elevation: 4220 Feet
Reviewed: June 2011
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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