Thompson Flat Campground is located high in the Albion Mountain Range of southern Idaho, near the towns of Declo and Albion. Visitors enjoy the area for its abundant trails, alpine lakes and scenic beauty.
The Twin Lakes Campground area is located just outside the campground and across the road. It offers picnic areas, horse corrals and access to a variety of trails.
Lake Cleveland is a two-mile drive from the campground, offering fishing, canoeing and trail opportunities. Several additional hiking, mountain biking, horse and off-road vehicle trails are on the mountain.
The campground contains three group sites, which can accommodate from 40 to 64 people, respectively. All sites are equipped with large picnic tables and campfire rings with grills. There are four reservable single units and four double unit campsites as well as 17 additional single-family campsites that are available on a first-come, first-served basis, but the group sites must be reserved.
Accessible vault toilets are provided. A campground host is located on-site. Roads and parking spurs within the campground are gravel.
The campground is situated in a beautiful wildflower-filled meadow lined with tall pine and fir trees, on the eastern slope of Mount Harrison. It sits at an elevation of 8,400 feet.
A visit up the road to the Mount Harrison Lookout offers interesting area information and breathtaking panoramic views of the valleys below.
Pomerelle Ski Area, just below Thompson Flat, offers lift-served hiking and mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides and a few dining options, generally on weekends.From Interstate 84, take exit 216 and follow State Highway 77 south for approximately 18 miles, through the towns of Declo and Albion, to Howell Canyon Road. Turn west at the Pomerelle Ski Area sign and drive seven miles up the canyon on Howell Canyon Road. The road is steep and winding, watch for the campground entrance sign on the right.208-678-0430N