Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site

Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site

The Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site location is in Challis, Idaho
83226. 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 Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Po Box 817


Phone number


Campground information Challis, Idaho


The Joseph T. Fallini Campground, situated on the banks of the Mackay Reservoir, is the only recreational site in Challis Field Office that offers full RV hookups and features a diversity of other facilities. This scenic area has a gorgeous view of the Lost River Range and offers recreational opportunities such as boating in the summer and ice fishing in late winter. 

Mackay Reservoir offers a boat ramp providing access to the reservoir for jet skiing, water skiing and sailing . Other boat launches along the reservoir (and one downstream of the dam) are also available.


Vistiors can engage in a variety of recreation opportunities including (ice) fishing, camping, picnicking, wildlife viewing, nature walking, boating, and star-gazing. 


There are 26 camp sites, an RV hook ups and dump station, restrooms, drinking water, boat ramp and interpretive trail. 

Natural Features

This site resides on the banks on Mackay Reservoir surrounded by the Lost River Range to the east and Knob Mountains to the west.

Nearby Attractions

  • Mackay Mine Hill Historical Self-Guided Tour
  • Borah Peak Wilderness Study Area
  • Borah Peak Trailhead
  • Big Lost River 
  • Chilly Slough Wildlife Conservation Area
  • Lost River Museum
  • Craters of the Moon National Monument  
  • Lower Cedar Creek Waterfall

Frequently Asked Questions About Po Box 817 Challis, ID

How do I make a reservation with Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site?

To make reservations at Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site, you can call the office at 208-878-6200.

This is fee site, and payment for camping and use of amenities is required. These fees stay with this recreation site and are used for enhancing and maintaining recreation facilities and opportunities. 

Where is Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site located?

The Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site is located at Po Box 817 in Challis,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site have tent or RV camping?

Joe T. Fallini Recreation Site offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at 208-878-6200 to make sure things haven’t changed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *