Mackay Reservoir Recreation Site (also known as Joe T. Fallini Campground) is a large campground five miles northeast of Mackay on Highway 93. Fees apply ($6 (tent), $10 (w/water), $14 (water and electric), $16 (double site, +$4 for each pwer pedestal used). Most water-based activities are available at the reservoir including ice fishing in the winter months. This site has a wondeful view of the Lost River Range and underwent reconstruction in 2004/05 to better accomodate modern RV's and universal accessibility needs. This birdwatcher's paradise comes alive in spring and fall when thousands of shorebirds and waterfowl, including cinnamon and green winged teal, mallards, shovelers, pintail, scaup, and Canadian geese,flock to the area's mudflats. Amenities include: Grouse Loop - 14 single R.V. campsites with picnic tables, fire rings, pwer and water hookups. 4 tent-only sites with central water. Chukar Loop - 4 double R.V. sites, and 4 single R.V. sites with picnic tables, fire rings, power and water hookups. Shade shelters are available for 8 of the RV sites and all of the tent sites. Seasonal campground hosts 5 sets of vault toilets Acces and parking to boat ramp and docks (not operated by BLM). Day use area with 4 individual shelters and 1 reservable group shelter ($25/day). Trailer dump station Garbage collection.
Travel north from Mackay, Idaho on Highway 93 for approximately 6 miles. The site will be on the west side of the highway.
Challis Field Office 1151 Blue Mountain Road Challis, ID 83226
Boating Camping Fishing Hiking Picnicking Water Sports
BLM - Bureau of Land Management