Lava Hot Springs KOA

100 Bristol Park Lane

Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

Reserve: 800-562-3642

Info: 208-776-5295

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Sep 03, 2013
AT first we were disappointed wiht the small cramped spot and electricity that was not workign m, but the camp host moved us to a premium spot to accomodate our space needs and heat sensitive dogs. Premium spot was brand new and had incredible views, large concrete pad, and gas grill for our use. Awesome customer service and on a holiday weekend to boot!
Sep 03, 2013
camping in a tent trailer with 7 people. We were charged $5.00 for each additional person beyond 2 which we were aware of prior to our stay. However, we were more than shocked to be charged an additional $22.50 per night to place another small tent next to our tent trailer. We used no additional water or electricity for this tent. We found this to be an excessive overcharge for our stay.
Sep 03, 2013
Nice and clean. The super spot had a BBQ grill which we used. Right on the river. Helpful staff. Campground is close to town. We walked back to our site after floating down the river. Only downside is the train and semis that run at night. We were in a trailer so it wasn't too bad. I had earplugs and slept right through it. The train would be heard from anywhere in that little town.
Sep 02, 2013
Sep 02, 2013
Lava Hot Springs KOA is beautiful! Great Local too. I made the reservation online and was VERY disappointed that we didn't get the site area indicated with the online booking. However, the KOA Staff (Miss Andi) handled our situation in the utmost professional manner. Because of her creative customer service & modification, we booked again next yr for 3 ngts.
Aug 30, 2013
Aug 28, 2013
Aug 26, 2013
This KOA is great. The improvements this year made it nicer over years past. Parking on the west end by the river made it hard to get through and back out. There were a few late night parties that exceeded the 10pm quiet time. Will stay there again next year. Staff and owners were great.
Aug 26, 2013
The campground was nice and the bathrooms were clean. Thought it was a little excessive to charge per kid. Camping spot should be one rate.
Aug 26, 2013
The campground was ok. The train running all night was really loud and made impossible to sleep and when the train was not running all you could hear was semi trucks rolling down the highway that is directly adjacent to the campground.
Aug 26, 2013
I enjoyed my stay, but the process was annoying. I book and reserved a campsite with electricity and water...the listing or description,"shade shade shade," was more than off as their was one young tree next to a cabin near the hwy. After a 2 hour drive I decided to pay an additional $20 to stay in the real shaded part of the campground. I had to pay for RV hookup fees w/o and RV.
Aug 26, 2013
Beautiful campground new owner is making a lot of nice improvements we will be back!
Aug 25, 2013
Aug 23, 2013
we found your staff very helpful and we enjoyed our stay. will be back
Aug 23, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
Loved everything about the camp and the little town, except the train!
Aug 22, 2013
We have stayed at this campground for the past several years. This is the BEST this campground has ever looked. There is more grass the lower area campsites are all level, new electrical, sewers clearly marked, newly painted camp tables. We always stay at the lower level and I did not see the upper level, but I was very impressed with what I saw NICE NICE NICE.
Aug 22, 2013
This KOA was great. we were there on 8/8. When we returned on 8/19 they raised the price for the same space. So why did I join KOA???
Aug 22, 2013
Aug 22, 2013
didn't respond to the one for the 8th till I got back home. They raised the price for the same space for our return trip. So I ask again: Why did I bother joining KOA???
Aug 21, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
Aug 20, 2013
loved our spot
Aug 19, 2013
Too many trains and semis. The grass is dead and the camp spots are on top of each other.
Aug 19, 2013
Aug 19, 2013
Most sites are not level but the staff was willing to work with us to get a better site. Newer bathroom/laundry facilities were fantastic. Best of the "basic" KOAs we saw on our multi-week trip
Aug 19, 2013
Very nice bathrooms/showers on east side of campground. Store/office staff very helpful and friendly!
Aug 19, 2013
Friendly staff. Very helpful solving problems.
Aug 18, 2013
Grounds: welcome improvements spaces are larger & we heard there's more to come. They clean areas continually. NICE! Reservation: Confusion which we were unaware of-forced our group cancellation. However, owners somewhat accommodated us. We weren't together as planned. Next yr. will be better! Office Staff: needs hands on & phone etiquette training Owners: New & visible improvement! Thanks!
Aug 18, 2013
short 2 night stay. staff friendly. Clean site
Aug 17, 2013
Very hard to level motor home. Bathroom/showers are fantastic! People at desk friendly. Campground clean.
Aug 17, 2013
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Aug 17, 2013
need better numbering of camp sites
Aug 16, 2013
had a grate stay. love that the bathrooms are very clean.
Aug 16, 2013
Aug 14, 2013
We had a great time here. The staff was very friendly and we had a wonderful time at the hot springs.
Aug 14, 2013
The only item I would improve upon is to increase the pressure rate of the showers. It needs to be higher. Great campground, friendly people, very clean and beautiful views.
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 13, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
SPACES ARE TIGHT, WATER AND SEWER ARE ON OPPOSITE SIDES MAKING HOOK UP DIFFICULT. STAFF IS FRIENDLY AND HELPFUL, AND THE AREA IS CLEAN. NOISY TRAIN NEARBY, BUT NOT ALOT YOU CAN DO ABOUT THAT.
Aug 12, 2013
Aug 12, 2013
Great fun! Nice location near the river and nice town. Didn't enjoy the hornets though, four family members got stung. Train real close, noise at times.
Aug 12, 2013
While this location is set nicely next to an enjoyable river, the facility itself is lacking in many areas. Few cement pads are available and the ones they do have are only about 10 feet long making any decent size motorhome sit on gravel. The most unfortunate item however are the bathrooms/showers. They are extremely run down and seem to always be a bit on the dirty side. While this site does
Aug 10, 2013
I selected KOA as it seem to have all the things we needed for 1st time in our trailer! I also secured it because it had WIFI as I needed to check in on my laptop for a very important project but it was not working at all! Very very disappointed! Then water issue first day we were there created a problem for grand kids! For the price we paid, it was not worth it! Thought there would be more shade
Aug 10, 2013
Can't wait to return next year!
Aug 09, 2013
Campground was awesome, very clean. We would like to suggest that a license plate number should be required at check-in to help identify who is actually staying in the space. We were mistakenly charged an extra night that we were not there, due to confusion over who was in which spot. The new owners were very cordial about it and refunded the money for that.
Aug 09, 2013
Aug 09, 2013
Campgrounds were very clean, and improvements were even being made as we stayed here. Our site was next to the river. So perfect. The owner was friendly and and attentive to all our needs. We were within walking distance of town and tubing down the river, which was a blast. We also did some fishing and had a relaxing & fun time. Would stay at this KOA again for sure.
Aug 08, 2013
I don't want to recommend you because then EVERYONE WILL WANT TO COME HERE!!! You have done a wonderful job with the renovation of the west side. Love the 30 and 50 Amp service and new water faucets. WiFi does not quite reach to the western edge of the campground.

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