Falls Campground

Swan Valley, Idaho

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Overview

Falls Campground is located next to the Snake River in beautiful Swan Valley at an elevation of 5,100 feet.

Idaho Falls, Idaho is just 45 miles west. Visitors enjoy fishing and canoeing on the Snake and viewing local wildlife.

Recreation

The Snake River offers excellent cutthroat trout fishing, canoeing, floating, rafting and kayaking. Conant Boat Ramp is nearby and open to the public.

Facilities

The campground offers one group site that can accommodate up to 150 people. Several single sites are also available, all with picnic tables, campfire rings and grills.

Vault toilets, drinking water and trash collection are provided, but there is no electricity. Firewood is available for purchase from the host. Roads and parking spurs are gravel.

Natural Features

The campground is situated alongside the Snake River among cottonwood trees, which provide partial shade. Grassy meadows and summer wildflowers dot the landscape. Wildlife is plentiful in the river bottom. Eagles, osprey, moose and deer are frequently spotted.

Fall Creek Falls is less than 1/4 mile from the campground. This scenic cascade drops 60 feet over a travertine outcropping on the river's edge. It is visible from some parts of the campground.

Nearby Attractions

Palisades Reservoir is less than 20 miles from Falls Campground, with great boating, water skiing, canoeing, fishing and swimming. The Fall Creek area has many trails for hiking, mountain biking, horseback and ATV riding.

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