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Yellowjacket Lake Campground & Guard Station-renta, Idaho
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Description: 8000-foot elevation. 7 campsites on Yellowjacket Lake, near the border of the Frank Church River of No Return Wilderness. Sugarloaf Rock provides a fascinating and stunning backdrop for the lake. Trails from the campground go throughout the Yellowjacket Mountains and into the wilderness. Nearby trailside attractions are Hoodoo Meadows, McEleny Peak, and Yellowjacket Creek. Most area trails, except those in the wilderness, are open to multiple use which includes hiking, horse riding, mountain biking, and trail motorcycles. Fishing in the lake or in Yellowjacket Creek. Carry-down access for non-motorized boats to the lake.

Yellowjacket Guard Station sleeps 4 on 1 double and 2 single beds; also a couch available. There is a corral for horses, a group fire ring, a woodstove for heat, and a gas cook stove. No drinking water available. Bring bedding, linens, water, cooking and eating utensils. Opportunities for hiking, horse riding, hunting in season, wildlife viewing, and scenic viewing.


Location: From Cobalt, go 9 miles south on Forest Road 055, 7 miles west on FR 112, and 16 miles north on FR 113 (continue 3 miles on FR 112 to reach Guard Station)   Latitude: 44.99472   Longitude: -114.48278

Address: Salmon-Cobalt Ranger District
Salmon-Challis National Forest
311 McPherson St.
Salmon, ID  83467
Phone: (208) 756-5200

Season: mid June - October 31

Fee: no fee for camping; $40/night for cabin

Reservations: tel: 1-877-444-6777  |  link: www.recreation.gov
Activities
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 Biking  Fishing  Picnicking
 Boating (Motorized)  Hiking/Backpacking  Scenic Driving
 Boating (Non-motorized)  Horseback Riding  
 Boating (WW)  Hunting  Water Sports
 Camping    Wildlife Viewing
 Caving  Off Highway Vehicles  Winter Sports
 Climbing    

Services and Facilities
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 Visitor Center  Group Campgnd  RV Sites
  Exhibits  Campgnd, Primitive  Electric Hookup
 Interpretive Programs  Drinking Water  Dump Station
 Cultural-Historic Sites  Restrooms  Boat Ramp
 Campgnd, Developed  Showers  Marina
 Rental Cabins

Notes: Pack out all trash. Clean cabin before leaving. FR 113 is narrow with few turnouts. Not recommended for long RVs or cars with trailers. Travel is slow, passing can be difficult, and backing may be necessary.
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