Devil’s Elbow Campground is perched on the banks of the North Fork Coeur d’Alene River, providing a perfect escape for a warm summer weekend. Here, visitors can camp in tents or RVs and spend their days fishing or floating the river.
Rafting, swimming and kayaking are favorite activities on the river. Rafters will find class I-III rapids further down the river. Catch-and-release cutthroat trout fishing is also popular.
Visitors also enjoy explore the river valley on foot to see nearby Downey Creek or Valitons Creek.
Devil’s Elbow Campground has 20 campsites including one host site and a group site. The group site can accommodate up to 50 people. Amenities include hand-pump drinking water and vault toilets.
Campground roads are paved and parking spurs are short but wide enough for parking two vehicles alongside a trailer.
- The campground sits among lodgepole and other mixed pines along the river at an elevation of 2,600 feet. The area is located in the Coeur d’ALene Mountains, 69 miles from popular Coeur d’Alene Lake.
Wildlife watchers and photographers have the chance to see mule deer, moose, osprey and calliope hummingbirds.
From I-90, take Exit 43 (Kingston) and travel 20 miles north on FH9 to Prichard. Continue 11 miles north on Forest Road 208 to the campground.435-245-6521