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2023 Campground Host - Council & Weiser Ranger Districts

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ORGANIZATION: USDA Forest Service

The Payette National Forest is seeking campground hosts for campgrounds on the Council and Weiser Ranger Districts. Volunteer campground hosts are our front-line representatives for the United States Forest Service. Few Forest Service employees have as much direct daily contact with members of the public as a volunteer campground host. This service is greatly appreciated by the agency and by the visiting public. We rely on our hosts to be courteous and friendly to forest visitors and provide information about rules and regulations and recreation opportunities. Duties of the host will include providing visitor information, campground cleanup, landscaping and general maintenance. A subsistence reimbursement allowance may be available.


´╗┐Campground host applications are accepted as for as long as positions are vacant. Additional applications will be retained for a waitlist, in case we have an unexpected vacancy for one of the host locations.


Hosting Opportunities on the Council and Weiser Districts may be available at the following campgrounds:

(1) Mann Creek Campground is located 15 miles north of Weiser, Idaho off of US Highway 95. The campground is located adjacent to Mann Creek Reservoir and has level parking pads. The nearby reservoir provides an opportunity for fishing, and a short drive will take you to many scenic vistas. Click here for more information about Mann Creek Campground.

(2) Huckleberry Campground is approximately 30 miles from the town of Council, ID. This campground is located adjacent to a creek with large trees as an overstory to shade your RV. Click here for additional information about Huckleberry Campground.

(3) Evergreen Campground is located along Highway 95 between New Meadows and Council, ID. This popular campground is adjacent to the Weiser River, and the popular Weiser River Rails to Trails non-motorized trail. Click here for additional information about Evergreen Campground.

(4) Brownlee Campground is located 1 mile off of Highway 71, on Forest Road 044, 19 miles west of Cambridge, Idaho. Ponderosa pine trees offer shade on a hot summer day. Click here for additional information about Brownlee Campground.

Start Date - 2023-04-15

End Date - 2023-10-31

Activities include: Campground/Site Host

Difficulty_Level: Average

Hosts Housing Amenities: RV/Trailer Pads

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About USDA Forest Service

Location:

1400 Independence Ave SW, Washington, DC 20250, US

Mission Statement

The USDA Forest Service's mission is to sustain the health, diversity, and productivity of the Nation's forests and grasslands to meet the needs of present and future generations.

Description

The United States Forest Service (USFS) is an agency of the U.S. Department of Agriculture that administers the nation’s 154 national forests and 20 national grasslands, spanning 193 million acres of land.

CAUSE AREAS

Emergency & Safety
Environment
Sports & Recreation
Emergency & Safety, Environment, Sports & Recreation

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

2092 Highway 95, PO Box 567Council, ID 83612

(44.74422,-116.43237)
 

SKILLS

  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Water Recreation

GOOD FOR

  • People 55+

REQUIREMENTS

N/A

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