Meadow Lake Campground

The Meadow Lake Campground location is in Leadore, Idaho
83464. 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 Meadow Lake Campground facility, or if you need to reserve a campsite, then call the campground listed below.

Po Box 180 Ranger Street


Phone number


Campground information Leadore, Idaho


Meadow Lake Campground is located on the Leadore Ranger District of the Salmon-Challis National Forest. This high alpine campground sits at an elevation of 9,160 feet in the Lemhi Mountain Range, 22 miles from Leadore, Idaho.


There’s no lack of recreational opportunities around Meadow Lake Campground. The lake is stocked twice a year so the fish are always biting. Fish from the bank or carry your boat down to the lake and try from the water, as there is no boat ramp or boat dock at the lake.

Hiking opportunities are available right out of the campground and include trail # 342 which provides a gentle loop around the backside of the campground. Try trail # 057 which takes you up to the steep ridge above the campground (the trail to Meadow Lake Peak is not maintained by the Forest Service).

If a slower pace is appealing, pull up a chair and soak-up the incredible views from the campground.


Meadow Lake Campground consists of 17 campsites and a day use area with picnic tables, fire rings and barbecue pedestals. The campground offers 2 vault toilets, drinking water and day use parking. 4 double campsites are available for larger groups with each site including 2 picnic tables, 2 tent pads, a campfire ring, a prep table, and expanded parking for 2 vehicles. The campground also offer 13 single campsites each with a picnic table, tent pad, campfire ring, prep table, and parking for 1 vehicle.

Natural Features

Meadow Lake Campground is located at the base of the 10,720-foot Meadow Lake Peak and along the banks of the 13.3-acre Meadow Lake. The high elevation campground is dotted with lodge pole pine and white bark pine trees and is frequented by deer and mountain goats.

Nearby Attractions

There are plenty of other attractions in the vicinity of Meadow Lake including the Gilmore Ghost Town and a number of other Forest Service recreation sites and trails. Stop at the Leadore Ranger Station and pick up a visitor map for more information.

Charges & Cancellations

A $8.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee may be charged for some facilities.

Frequently Asked Questions About Po Box 180 Ranger Street Leadore, ID

How do I make a reservation with Meadow Lake Campground?

To make reservations at Meadow Lake Campground, you can call the office at RECREATION PERSONNEL (208)756-5209 OR LEADORE OFFICE (208)768-2500.

Where is Meadow Lake Campground located?

The Meadow Lake Campground is located at Po Box 180 Ranger Street in Leadore,
. This is the location you will need to go to for camping and information.

Does Meadow Lake Campground have tent or RV camping?

Meadow Lake Campground offers both tent and RV camping, but to confirm you will need to call the office at RECREATION PERSONNEL (208)756-5209 OR LEADORE OFFICE (208)768-2500 to make sure things haven’t changed.

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