Wilderness Gateway, ID

Top photo: Near the campground is this footbridge over the Lochsa River, which leads to the Split Creek Trail.

We camped here in 2012 & always wanted to come back. The RV gods were still good to us & we got a great site backing up to the Lochsa River (& next to the site we had in 2012).

Wilderness Gateway - Forest Service Campground, near Lowell, ID: Site #23 (89 RV sites total) - This site has: water nearby. Campground Notes: flush toilets • vault toilets • dump station available • river access • trails from campground • trails nearby • 2100’ elevation. June 6th - 10th. Miles traveled: 229 (tap on mileage to see route & elevation change).
• Has non-reservable sites.
• Quiet & peaceful — at least during our visit.
• Has Dump station
• Most of the reserved sites unoccupied — lots of no-shows.

Overall Experience: Smile

Wilderness Gate Campground offers a perfect escape into nature. Situated amidst the tranquil wilderness, this campground provides a range of amenities and outdoor activities, making it an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts.

Convenient Location and Serene Atmosphere

Wilderness Gate Campground is conveniently located within close proximity to Lowell, offering easy access for campers looking to immerse themselves in nature without traveling too far. The campground is nestled in a picturesque setting, surrounded by lush forests and natural beauty, providing a peaceful and remote atmosphere.

Diverse Campsite Options

The campground offers a variety of campsites to accommodate different preferences. Whether you're looking for a wooded site for shade and privacy or a more open area for stargazing, Wilderness Gate has options to suit your needs. Each campsite is equipped with fire pits and picnic tables for enjoying meals and gathering around the campfire.

Primitive Camping Experience

For those looking for a more rustic experience, the campground offers primitive camping options for those who want to truly immerse themselves in the natural surroundings.

Activities for Outdoor Enthusiasts

Wilderness Gate Campground is an ideal destination for outdoor enthusiasts, offering a range of activities to enjoy amidst the picturesque landscape:

  • Hiking: Hiking trails wind through the surrounding wilderness, providing opportunities to explore and take in the local flora and fauna.
  • Water Activities: The campground is often close to natural attractions such as lakes, rivers, or scenic overlooks, perfect for fishing, boating, or simply enjoying the water.
  • Mountain Biking: For those who love to explore on two wheels, the area around the campground may offer mountain biking trails or scenic cycling routes, providing a thrilling way to experience the natural beauty of the region.

Nearby Attractions in Lowell

In addition to the natural beauty surrounding the campground, visitors can explore nearby attractions in the Lowell area. Whether it's visiting local historical sites, indulging in outdoor recreational activities, or sampling the regional cuisine, there are plenty of options to enhance your camping experience.

Reservation Information

Reservations for Wilderness Gate Campground can be made online or by contacting the campground office directly. It’s recommended to make reservations in advance to secure your preferred camping dates, especially during peak seasons.

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