Moose Creek Reservoir is surrounded by gently rolling hills in Northern Idaho. The country is heavily forested with pines and underbrush. Grass covers anything left uncovered. It is beautiful to a greenery starved desert dweller such as myself. The high temperatures in the summer range up to 90 to 92 degrees.
Campsites: There are 24 camping sites, most can handle an RV or tent camper. They each have a fire ring and picnic table. Some of the lake sites have a dock for fishing or swimming. In the campground most sites have a lantern pole.
Water: There is water through a couple hand pumps and it is clear without metallic flavor.
Garbage Services: Yes.
Restroom: There are several vault style outhouses around the lake. Most of them were clean and well kept, but a couple of them are rather old.
Handicap Accessible: Somewhat.
Pets: Pets must be kept on a leash.
Fishing: Moose Creek Reservoir is stocked with rainbow trout. According to the camp host, there are also bass, crappie and bluegill.
Boating: Electric motors only.
Swimming: The lake lends itself well to swimming, but please be considerate of the fishermen.
Wildlife: It is called MOOSE Creek, however I wouldn't count on seeing a moose. Whitetail deer, yes, and we saw a beaver dam on the creek below the lake.
Fee Schedule: $10.00 daily fee.
Campground Reservations: Not available. Roy, the camp host, indicated the campground rarely fills completely.
Phone service: No cell or pay phone at the lake, but Bovill is only a couple miles away.
Nearby Services: Gas, ice and such in Bovill, just a couple miles away.
RV Dumping Site: No.
Location/Driving instructions: Moose Creek Reservoir Campground is located just west of Bovill on Highway 8. Watch for the sign, then follow the dirt road a couple miles.
Elevation: 2897 Feet
Reviewed: June 2010
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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