Saturday, October 29, 2016

Campbell Pond, Clearwater County, Idaho

This a small reservoir created by a small earth dam. This is a popular fishing pond with the locals. The pond looks very natural with its marsh, and is situated in the Clearwater National Forest. This pond is located between the Dworshak Reservoir and Clearwater River. No motors are allowed. There are 2 fishing docks, restrooms, campsites, fire pits, picnic tables; no running water. The pond is a short distance from the main road but the road is very rough with large rocks instead of typical small gravel. Directions: From US HWY 12 to Orofino take Grangemont Rd. A few miles before the Grangemont Rd. & HWY 11 junction you will see a sign to the right/south indicating Campbell Pond. Maps: View interactive google map above or visit type in GPS coordinates 46.543447, -115.871540
ACCESSIBILITY: This park/launch facility is not considered accessible to wheelchairs/mobility devices. PARKING... Gravel parking areas; PATHS/TRAILS... Developed non accessible paths/trails. Wide gravel/dirt area to launch area. Primitive trails to  docks; RESTROOMS/FACILITIES/SHADE… Fully accessible restrooms. Shade via trees; DOCKS/LAUNCHES/PLATFORMS… Two accessible docks that can be accessed via wheelchairs with care. Single lane cement launch at about 4% grade. One can launch a kayak from bank (beware shoreline is very muddy; DIRECT WATER ACCESS… No developed access for wheeled mobility devices; TRANSFER SYSTEMS... None; SENSORY... No sensory tactile markers for those with visual and other impairments; CAMPING... Primitive Tent and RV campsites, no hookups; O.T.H.E.R… Oddities/Barriers: Mud/marine vegetation; Terrain: Level to 4% grades over very rough gravel/dirt/mud surfaces; H2O/Water: Water clear/murky. Water temperature in the summer can be around 60 to 70 degree. No Drinking water available; Environmental Conditions: Varies; Resources: Food, drinks, and gas in town of Orofino, ID.

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