Scenic, semi-developed camping in a cottonwood gallery forest along the South Fork of the Snake River with views of the Snake River Range foothills. Excellent trout fishing along with hiking, boating, wildlife viewing and OHV riding opportunities nearby. Approximate use season: Mid-May to mid/late September.
Approximately 23 miles northeast of Idaho Falls, Idaho. Cross Heise bridge, continue towards Kelly Canyon. After 2.3 miles, continue straight onto gravel road as the paved road veers left to head up Kelly Canyon. Drive one-half mile and turn right at the Kelly Island Campground sign.
Campground phone number: 208-524-7500
The Kelly Island Campground has no electrical hook-ups and ATV’s are not allowed to be ridden in the campground.
This site is equipped with a central spicket for water, vault toilets, pull-through sites picnic tables, fire pits/rings, day-use area and seasonal camp hosts.
There are 14 single campsites that are $10 per night for a single and $20.00 per night for a double.
There is 1 group campsite at this location and it accommodates 30-35 people and 4 Large RV’s for $35 per night.
The group site is the only site that can be reserved–reservations can be made over the phone by calling the Upper Snake Field Office at 208-524-7500 or in person at 1405 Hollipark Drive, Idaho Falls Idaho 83401.