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Fairfield, ID 83327

Spectacular mountain setting. Rustic cabins, beautiful log lodge. Mountain bikes& trail onsite. On the Boise River.

Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Gender:
Coed
 
 
Fairfield, ID
Camp Type:
Residential Camp
Gender:
Coed
 


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Camas County Statistics

According to the 2000 census, the county has a total area of 1,079.02 square miles , of which 1,074.96 square miles is.


About Camas County, ID

Camas County is a county in the southern portion of the U.S. state of Idaho . As of the 2000 Census, the rural county had a population of 991 . The county seat is Fairfield . Camas County was created by the Idaho Legislature on February 6, 1917, by a partition of Blaine County . It is named for the camas root, or Camassia , a lily-like plant with an edible bulb found in the region, which was used as a food source by Native Americans and settlers. U.S. Highway 20 runs east-west through the center of the county, at an elevation of just over 5,000 feet above sea level . State Highway 46 runs south to Gooding , connecting to US-20 four miles east of Fairfield. The Soldier Mountain ski area , opened in 1948, is 12 miles north of Fairfield, in the Soldier Mountains of the Sawtooth National Forest .

Camas County Courthouse in Fairfield When the cavalry was stationed at Fort Boise the southern portion of the Camas Prairie was an important feeding ground for their horses. In 1869, a treaty ratified by the US Senate provided a portion of the "Kansas Prairie" instead of the "Camas Prairie" to be retained by the Bannock Indians . The error may have made by the person who transcribed the treaty. Since there was...


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