Hot Springs

Hot Springs

The Hot Springs location is in Emmett, Idaho
83617. This page provides detailed contact information for this campground location including the campground phone number, office hours, reservation information and driving directions.

If you have any questions about the Hot Springs facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Emmett Ranger District
1857 Highway 16, Suite A

Phone number


Campground information Emmett, Idaho


Hot Springs Campground is located just east of Garden Valley, Idaho along the Banks-Lowman Highway at an elevation of 3169 feet.
Visitors enjoy rafting, kayaking, fishing on the South Fork Payette River, and soaking in the hot springs at the river’s edge.


The South Fork Payette River is across the road from the campground, offering fishing, whitewater rafting, and kayaking.
A natural hot springs soaking pool is located on the river directly across the road and down a staircase.


The campground contains three accessible group sites with picnic and serving tables, grills and campfire circles with benches. Sites 1 and 2 can accommodate up to 200 people each; Site 3 can accommodate up to 50 people.

Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided. Because of its proximity to the highway, some noise from passing traffic is to be expected.

Natural Features

The campground is situated at the foot of a forested hillside. Towering Ponderosa pines are scattered throughout the site, offering partial shade. Summer wildflowers dot the landscape.

Nearby Attractions

Numerous natural hot springs pools can be found along the Banks-Lowman Highway, also known as the Wildlife Canyon Scenic Byway. The area offers scenic views, wildlife watching, historical information kiosks, and several hiking opportunities.

Whitewater rafting and kayaking are popular activities on the South Fork and Main Payette Rivers. Several companies in the area offer guided half and full-day trips.

Frequently Asked Questions About Emmett Ranger District Emmett, ID

How do I make a reservation with Hot Springs?

To make reservations at Hot Springs, you can call the office at 541-351-1182.

  • Group Site 1 & 2 (up to 200 people) are:1-100people = $106.48 and 101-200 people= $212.96
  • Group Site 3 (Up to 50 people)is: $106.48
  • Where is Hot Springs located?

    The Hot Springs is located at Emmett Ranger District 1857 Highway 16, Suite A in Emmett,
    . This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

    Does Hot Springs have tent or RV camping?

    Hot Springs offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 541-351-1182 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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