Tie Creek Campground is situated on the west bank of the Middle Fork of the Payette River 8 miles north of Crouch, Idaho. The campground is on level ground next to the river with mature trees which provide some shade. There is a day use area along the river where one might play in the cool water.
Campsites: There are 8 single campsites. The road and driveways are gravel. Each site has a picnic table and fire pit with attached grate.
Host on Site: The camp host is located at Trail Creek Campground.
Water: Yes, water is available from a hand pump equipped well.
Garbage Services: No, pack it out with you.
Electricity Available: No.
Restroom: There is one vault style outhouse which was clean and well stocked at the time of our visit.
Handicap Accessible: The outhouse is handicap accessible but that is all.
Firewood: Firewood may be purchased from the host at Trail Creek but I would bring my own.
Pets: Pets must be kept on a leash.
Picnic Area: There are many primitive campsites along the river and one could picnic in any of them although there is not a designated picnic area.
Recreation: Camping, hiking, fishing, hunting, trail riding on horses and 4-wheelers are some of the recreational activities available in this area.
Fishing: Fishing is available in the Middle Fork of the Payette River. Check here for regulations.
Boating: One might float the river, but no boating.
Swimming: No swimming area but wading and playing in the river is common, however, there is no lifeguard so swimming is at your own risk.
Wildlife: Deer and black bear are common. Do use caution with your food and garbage storage to avoid a nighttime visitor.
Additional Camping Opportunities: We have reviews for these nearby campgrounds; Trail Creek Campground, Hardscrabble Campground, Boiling Springs Campground, Rattlesnake Group Campground, Peace Valley Campground, Peace Creek Trailhead and Silver Creek Plunge and Campground.
Fee Schedule: Single sites are $12 per day, another $5 for your extra vehicle and day use. Seniors with a Golden Age Pass only $6 per day.
Campground Reservations: Tie Creek Campground is a first come first served campground.
Phone service: None. Crouch, Idaho is your nearest phone.
Nearby Services: Crouch is your closest source for food, gas and other camping supplies.
RV Dumping Site: No.
Location/Driving instructions: Follow this GoogleMap.
Elevation: 3128 Feet
Reviewed: September 2012
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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