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Farragut State Park

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Address: 13550 E. Hwy. 54, Athol, ID 83801
Phone Number: 208) 683-2425
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Cute little park

This park has some nice trails and is back off the big roads. It is not a particularly wilderness-oriented park, though. Expect wide groomed trails for walking with a fair amount... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Becky B

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42 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This park has some nice trails and is back off the big roads. It is not a particularly wilderness-oriented park, though. Expect wide groomed trails for walking with a fair amount of people all year. It's a nice place to take the family, but not the best option if you're looking for waldeinsamkeit (it's a German thing... google it).

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Kelso, Washington
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2015 via mobile

We recently stayed at Farragut for a base camp while visiting nearby Silverwood. We've camped at a lot of parks and Farragut was similar to other large parks. At time the dumpsters were overflowing with trash, showers backed up, no soap in bathrooms, and really crowded with some noisy neighbors. We stayed in the Whitetail loop which had nice trees... More 

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220 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 88 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 26, 2015

Beautiful scenery, hiking trails, lakes. well managed park. Their museum is also neat, A lot of history to this park

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Twin Falls, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2015

Liked the statue and the information at the brig area. We did not like the museums short yearly open dates.

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Calgary, Canada
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

My family has been going to this campground from over 30 years and it is still one of our most favorite summer destinations. We have stayed in most of the campgrounds within the Farragut State Park with the last two times being in the Gilmore campground. This campground has paved roadways and camping spots, which makes setting up, very smooth... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2015

Farragut State Park is an expansive recreational area on the southwest end of Lake Pend Orielle. We enjoy camping here on an almost yearly basis. There are several campgrounds within the park to choose from, some with full hookups and some without. There is also a nice swimming area, a large boat ramp, hiking and biking trails, and a fun... More 

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St. Albert, AB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015

The main purpose of our trip was to go to Silverwood Theme Park but we didn't want to stay in the RV park at Silverwood as it is like a parking lot with no trees or privacy. Farragut State park was a short 10 minute drive to Silverwood and has great facilities. We were in Gilmore loop which had level,... More 

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

This is a beautiful park with many miles of hiking rails that we enjoyed immensely. We were in the Gilmore loop but all of the loops were well laid out and each had their own attraction. The restroom building in our loop was amazing, certainly not what I expected for a state park. This place is peaceful and we will... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 15, 2015

Stayed 2 nights camping and exploring the area. The park is well maintained, with nice bathrooms and showers. Spent several hours kayaking and then both evenings on the beach soaking up the sun in mid-September. Saw several baby deer close to our camp site. Great place to go boating or just watch the wild life and relax.

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Santee, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 11, 2015

We were visiting some family that recently moved to the area so we decided to go explore for the day. There is a ranger station that you pay your fee at whether you are camping or just going in for the day. There are bathrooms here. At one of our first stops we were walking around for a while and... More 

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