Boise National Forest

Boiling Springs Cabin

Cabin on the Middle Fork of the Payette River. The cabin sleeps six people. Facilities provided include beds (1 double and 3 single), a couch, table and chairs, propane cook range, refrigerator, outdoor toilet, and wood stove. Bring your own bedding, utensils, light, axe (particularly in winter) and water. As the name implies, there are several hot springs in the area, one at the site, and three more just north, along the river. The Middle Fork Trail, from the campground, leads to all of these, plus a fifth one about 8 miles north. From October 15 through May access is over snow. The cabin is best accessed by snowmobiles from the snowmobile parking lot at the end of the plowing on Forest road 698, just north of Tie Creek Campground. The area provides many miles of groomed snowmobile trails. Camp Host is located east of the Garden Valley Ranger Station at Hot Springs.

Fees: $40 per night at the cabin
Open Season: January-December
Usage: Moderate
Permits Info: Fits 6 people / $40.00 per day.
Closest Towns: Emmett
Water: Not for Drinking
Restroom: Vault
Operated By: This cabin is part of the NRRS. Reserve by calling NRRS at 1-877-444-6777 or visiting the website at No refunds for bad weather.

General Notes
It is a two-room cabin that can sleep up to six people on four beds and a couch.


Boiling Springs Guard Station is located 24 miles north of Crouch on National Forest Road 698, just past Boiling Springs Campground. For an alternate route, take NF-698 to Trail Creek Campground (17.0 miles). Turn right on NF-671 towards Silver Creek Plunge. Turn left at NF-678 (19.0 miles). Drive on NF-678 for 7.0 miles to the cabin.