Indian Creek Campground (Palisades) - Camp, Hike, Horseback, and Swim near Irwin, Idaho
Irwin,Idaho
43.25978800431, -111.065552699127
15.6 miles SE of Irwin, Idaho
GPS: 43°15'35.2"N 111°3'56.0"W
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State: Idaho

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Palisades Reservoir is a picturesque body of water in eastern Idaho on U.S. Highway 26 near the Idaho & Wyoming border and about 25 miles west of Jackson Hole Wyoming. The reservoir is nestled between the Snake River Range and the Caribou Range and is a beautiful setting where wildlife thrives in abundance. The drive between Star Valley Wyoming and Swan Valley Idaho along Palisades Lake is a treat for the visitor and a treasure for the resident. Access to t Palisades Reservoir, for both shore and boat anglers, is best on the northwest side, along U.S. route 26.

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  1. Plan Ahead and Prepare
  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
  3. Dispose of waste properly
  4. Leave what you find
  5. Minimize campfire impacts
  6. Respect wildlife
  7. Be considerate of other visitors

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From Irwin, Idaho

  1. Head southeast toward Old Irwin Rd (161 ft)
  2. Turn left onto Old Irwin Rd (0.1 mi)
  3. Turn right onto US-26 E (16.9 mi)
  4. Turn left onto Indian Creek Rd/NF-281
    Continue to follow NF-281
    Destination will be on the right
    (1.9 mi)
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Eastern Idaho on U.S. Highway 26 near the Idaho & Wyoming border.

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