Porcupine Creek - Camp and Swim near Ashton, Idaho
Cave Falls Road, Ashton, ID 83420, USA,Ashton,Idaho
44.087688, -111.219712
11.4 miles E of Ashton, Idaho
Address: Cave Falls Road, Ashton, ID 83420, USA
GPS: 44°5'15.7"N 111°13'11.0"W
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State: Idaho

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Porcupine Creek is a hunting, fishing, camping, and swimming spot near Ashton, Idaho in Fremont County within Targhee National Forest.  It's surrounded by forests, meadows, and a creek that you can explore and see various wildlife. There are trails nearby, however, none of them are marked trails. There's a few good spots to camp right here by a stream, but be aware that it is bear country, so use precaution and pack your food properly, or use the provided metal storage areas in the campsites. 

Note: Porcupine Creek is closed to the public from November - March to protect wintering wildlife. 

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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

Directions

From Ashton, Idaho

  1. Head east on ID-47 N/Main St toward S 6th St
    Continue to follow ID-47 N
    (5.7 mi)
  2. Turn right onto E 1400 N/Cave Falls Rd
    Continue to follow Cave Falls Rd
    Destination will be on the left
    (6.5 mi)
or

Your GPS may try to take you to Porcupine Trail, but this is a private road. Be sure you have the accurate Porcupine Creek plugged in; in which you will enter Targhee National Forest and drive on a rocky, unpaved road for a few miles. 

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