Photo by Joan Williams

Lie on your back and take in the some of the darkest night skies left in the country.

The Owyhee Canyonlands offer camping at its purest: A night out is more about hearing the coyotes yip than being elbow-to-elbow with the neighboring tent. Here is a sampling of the Owyhee’s best camping spots. They make great base camps for daytime adventures, from taking a hike to casting a line.


TOP 4 OWYHEE CAMPSITES

Anderson Crossing

Experience the Owyhee Canyonlands’ most remote campsite, where exploration fills the day and stars blanket you at night. » learn more

Slocum Creek Campground in Leslie Gulch

Welcome to the ultimate Owyhee adventure base camp. From hiking to kayaking, this campground offers easy access to the region’s best. » learn more

Succor Creek Campground

Deep in a rocky canyon, shaded by cottonwoods with the creek burbling near by, the Succor Creek Campground offers a comfortable base for seeing the Owyhee Canyonlands. » learn more

Three Forks

Feel a world away at Three Forks, where three rivers meet, fish laze in shaded pools and hot springs beckon at the end of the day. » learn more