|Facilities: Payette National Forest provides several picnic areas and campgrounds.|
Best Time To Visit: Payette National Forest is open year round with a variety of recreational opportunities. Downhill and cross-country skiing, snowmobiling, and snow play are popular winter activities.
Fees: Parking, camping, and/or entrance fees may be charged at some of the recreation sites within Payette National Forest.
Accessibility: Areas within the Forest are accessible.
Rules: Check the local fishing, hunting, and fire regulations. Do not leave campfires unattended. Fireworks and explosives are prohibited in the forests. Pets must always be restrained or on a leash while in developed recreation sites. Obey all traffic signs. State traffic laws apply to the Boise National Forest unless otherwise specified.
Directions: Payette National Forest spans over 2.3 million acres of some of west-central Idaho's most beautiful and diverse country. It can be accessed from Sandpoint, Coeur d'Alene, and Lewiston Idaho, as well as Libby Montana.
Map: Click here for a map to Payette National Forest
Reservations: Reservations are not needed or accepted to visit Payette National Forest. Reservations may be accepted or required for campgrounds and other recreation sites within the forest.