Three Island Crossing, Glenns Ferry, Idaho

We ended up staying in this Idaho State Park campground after a snafoo in City of Rocks National Reserve in Idaho forced us to leave that campground and find a place to stay for a few nights. We pulled our our maps and phones and found several state parks along southern Idaho's stretch of Interstate 84. Being late in the day, and checking the number of sites previously reserved online, we hoped to snag a site at Three Island Crossing, what appeared to be a wooded campground along the old Oregon Trail and the Snake River. We arrived later in the day and found this to be a convenient oasis located just a couple of miles off the interstate. Luckily, we snagged a beautiful site and loved it so much, decided to stay not just one night, but three!
There are two main campground loops here, both equally as wooded, shady and beautiful. We were placed in the lower loop,
the Trailside sites, as opposed to the upper section, the Wagon Wheel loop. Interior roads are paved, and campsites offer level sites and plenty of space and shade, along with a campfire ring and aluminum picnic table. Sites in the Trailside loop have paved pads, while sites in the Wagon Wheel loop have gravel pads. All sites have water and electric hookups. Both loops offer restrooms, and wide open common areas where you can play catch, Frisbee, or do whatever you like! The upper Wagon Wheel loop has a camp host who also sells ice and firewood. The lower Trailside loop has two large shelters which can be enjoyed by larger groups wishing to gather for a common meal or event. A couple of small KOA style cabins are also available for rent.
The campground has a disc golf course and a shuttle (Saturdays only) that takes you into the small, dilapidated town of Glenn's Ferry. We found the town to be a bit disappointing. The main attraction here is the Oregon Trail History and Education Center. This learning space offers several interactive and child-friendly exhibits and a movie on the struggles of those traveling the Oregon Trail, along with the significance of the Glenn's Ferry and Three Island Crossing. A glimpse of the Oregon Trail is seen from the center, and a meager gift shop may have a souvenir you desire.
Adjacent to the campground is The Crossings Winery. A trail leads from the upper level of the campground to the winery; we road our bikes on the main road. This is a great place to have a meal and enjoy some wine tasting! They also have a golf course on site.

Location
Good Sites: 21, 23, 25, 59, 81, 82, 67
Poor Sites: None
Hookups: Water & Electric
Potable Water: Yes
Dump within Facility: Yes

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