Intermediate stop - Main Salmon (Denver/Boulder) - Mountain Buzz
 



Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
 
Old 07-07-2016   #1
 
Read_N_Run's Avatar
 
Niwot, Colorado
Paddling Since: 2005
Join Date: Aug 2013
Posts: 757
Intermediate stop - Main Salmon (Denver/Boulder)

We're looking for a good place to stop to camp or hotel on the way out to the Main. We would like to be in striking distance (3-4hrs) of Corn Creek if possible.

Same question after the take out after Carey.

__________________
"It's supposed to be hard. If it wasn't hard, everyone would do it. The hard... is what makes it great."
Read_N_Run is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2016   #2
Dipshit with the most.
 
carvedog's Avatar
 
Bellevue, Idaho
Paddling Since: 1991
Join Date: May 2005
Posts: 2,497
There is a hot springs campground outside of Challis that I have heard is nice.

Tents

a couple of friends go there for the weekend from Bellevue. There are also some nice riverside FS camprounds all along between Challis and Salmon.
carvedog is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2016   #3
 
Boulder, Colorado
Join Date: Feb 2015
Posts: 9
Burgdorf is a very nice place to stop after floating the Main, although it does not have showers. But, it's a pleasant way to make a re-entry to the real world before the epic drive back to the front range.
munnnk is offline   Reply With Quote
Old 07-07-2016   #4
 
Pullman, Washington
Paddling Since: 92
Join Date: Jun 2013
Posts: 152
Second Burgdorf but it is a little off your route unless you take the backroad which might be sporting with a loaded trailer - I haven't driven it for a while. On the highway is Zims hotsprings 30 mins South of Riggins, they have a campsite. Would have a bit of road noise as it is just off highway 95.

Zims Hot Springs - Zims Hot Springs

Or soak there and head to Last Chance campground which is 2 miles off highway 55 before you head up the hill to McCall, a good gravel road.

Ponderosa state park in McCall, has showers etc.

Or South to Cascade and check out the whitewater park? Several motels and campgrounds around the lake.
wshutt is offline   Reply With Quote
Reply


Tags
boulder

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off


Similar Threads
Topic Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Main Salmon -6/17 launch; looking for experienced Main Salmon rafters Pdavies Rafting | Trip Planner 0 05-22-2016 09:25 PM
Mackay Bar on Main Salmon - don't stop lhowemt Boaters Forum | General Boating Topics 3 08-01-2013 09:08 AM
Marsh creek Middlefork of the salmon and Main Salmon reuben Kayaking | Trip Planner 3 04-20-2012 04:50 PM
Stop the Stop Online Piracy Act Hawthorne The Eddy 0 12-15-2011 12:31 PM
Be There - Stop Gross Dam Expansion Meeting with Boulder County Commissioners - rpmcolorado Whitewater Kayaking 51 09-16-2011 10:39 AM

» Classified Ads
River Sombrero Sale

posted by Riverboat Works

World Famous River Sombrero Winter Sale! Call...

Kitchen drybox with...

posted by Johnny

Aluminum kitchen drybox with matching trailer frame. Box...

Aire Cougar Cat, bucket...

posted by tanderson

I am selling an 17.5 foot aire cougar cat. I only used it...

Powered by vBadvanced CMPS v3.2.3

All times are GMT -6. The time now is 12:31 PM.


Powered by vBulletin® Version 3.8.8 Beta 1
Copyright ©2000 - 2016, vBulletin Solutions, Inc.