Chaparral Campground is located in the majestic mountains of central Idaho approximately 100 miles from Boise. Chaparral lies on the banks of the South Fork Boise River with towering ponderosa pines providing shade during the hot summer days. The campground is located along the South Fork Boise River approximately 3 miles east of Featherville, Idaho.
We have one position open at this site. The campground host will be expected to clean campsites/fire pits, clean and stock vault-style toilets at Chaparral and four other campgrounds in the area, make public contacts, and other duties common to campground hosting. Volunteers need to be able to conduct light physical work such as raking, shoveling, pushing wheelbarrows, lifting up to 20 pounds, and operating weed eaters or leaf blowers.
Self-contained RV or travel trailer is required. Tools, campground supplies, potable water (non-pressurized), telephone, propane, and septic will be provided. Host will need to provide their own power source if desired, as well as a vehicle that can travel gravel roads and be used to conduct campground maintenance. Hosts may receive reimbursement for food and incidentals up to $24/day and may be reimbursed for mileage related directly to maintenance of the campground and adjacent areas.
This campground is located 60 miles from the nearest hospital and large grocery store. Featherville, Idaho is 4 miles to the west and has a hotel and resturaunt. The nearest fuel and small convience store is located in Pine, Idaho approximately 15 miles away.
HOUSING & AMENITIES Type: Trailer/RV Pads Description: Host site has RV pad, telephone and septic hook ups, but no electricity. Water (non-pressurized) and propane are available