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Kennally Creek Forest Camp

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Kennally Creek Forest Camp is located southeast of McCall, Idaho, along Kennally Creek. There are 11 campsites with an additional 2 sites in the equine area. The area is hilly with a mature forest and is wetter than most which makes for great wildlife watching. The road ends here but there is a trail leading up the creek which connects to more trails. Riding horses and hiking are the major attractions here.

Campsites: There are 11 single campsites and the forest service indicates that 9 are RV sites. A couple of the sites are very short so they would be better for tent camping. They are equipped with a picnic table, fire pit with attached grate and BBQ stand. There are 2 more "sites" in the equine. The road to and through the campground is gravel while the driveways are dirt.

Host on Site: There was no host at the time of my visit.

Water: There is a hand pump equipped well for drinking water which is tested monthly during camping season.

Garbage Services: No, pack it out with you.

Electricity Available: No.

Restroom: There is a newer vault style outhouse which was clean and well stocked.

Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible but that is all.

Firewood: As far as I could tell there was no firewood available so you should plan on providing your own.

Pets: Your pet is welcome but should be kept on a leash.

Picnic Area: One could use the equine tables for a picnic if they were free but there is no official picnic area.

Recreation: Recreational activities include camping, fishing, horseback riding, hiking, wildlife watching and photography. Per the Forest Service website; "Trails branch out east (East Fork Kennally Creek Trail #099, Needles Summit Trail #101) and north (North Fork Kennally Creek #102) from the campground, affording fun loop trips for hikers, horseback riders, or those with mountain or trail bikes."

Fishing: Fishing is available in Kennally Creek and from mountain lakes you will need to hike to. The fishing regulations can be found through a link here.

Boating: None.

Swimming: There may be a hole in the creek you could swim in but nothing developed.

Wildlife: There are deer, elk, black bear and wolves in this area. One will also see many smaller woodland animals and birds.

Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviews for these nearby campgrounds; Upper Payette Lake Campground, Grouse Campground, Hazard Lake Campground and Lake Fork Campground.

Fee Schedule: The fee for 2014 was $10 per night but there is no fee for parking at the trailhead.

Campground Reservations: Not reservable.

Phone service: No data but our ATT phones had some cell reception.

Nearby Services: Most any service or supply you may need can be found in McCall, Idaho.

RV Dumping Site: The nearest I found is in Donnelly at the feed store.

Nearest Shower: McCall RV Resort has shower facilities. They are located at 200 Scott Street in McCall. 208-634-5646

Nearest Laundry: Aspen Market Video 1609 Davis Ave., McCall, ID 83639 208-634-7832

Location/Driving instructions: From McCall, Idaho follow this Google Map.

Coordinates: 44.781918,-115.875614

Elevation: 5648 Feet

Reviewed: June 2014

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

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