Arrow-right Camera
The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Partly Cloudy Day 53° Partly Cloudy
Sports >  Outdoors

Volunteer campground hosts needed for Lower Salmon River

UPDATED: Wed., April 7, 2021

Beach camp on Lower Salmon River.   (RICH LANDERS)
Beach camp on Lower Salmon River.  (RICH LANDERS)

The Idaho Bureau of Land Management’s Cottonwood Field Office is in search of a volunteer campground host for its popular Hammer Creek Campground and Recreation Site.

Situated along the Lower Salmon River, Hammer Creek is located just 3 miles from Whitebird.

The site is highly sought after for camping, day use activities and is also a popular put-in site for river activities.

Some of the amenities offered include 12 nonreservable fee campsites, a day use area for picnicking, two vault and two flush toilets, changing rooms, a boat ramp and an RV dump station. The BLM will provide a separate host campsite with full RV hookups for the campground host’s personal trailer or RV, as well as a small monthly stipend.

The volunteer host would begin May 10 and work until the end of November. Work weeks are Thursday through Monday, including holidays.

For questions regarding the position, please contact Joe O’Neill, Outdoor Recreation Planner for the Cottonwood Field Office recreation staff, at (208) 962-3683.

Interested applicants can find specific information about the opportunity and apply online at using the following link:

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

Give directly to The Spokesman-Review's Northwest Passages community forums series -- which helps to offset the costs of several reporter and editor positions at the newspaper -- by using the easy options below. Gifts processed in this system are not tax deductible, but are predominately used to help meet the local financial requirements needed to receive national matching-grant funds.

Active Person

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.