Lava Hot Springs East KOA Holiday is located at 100 Bristol Park Lane is open. We are located East of the World Famous Hot Springs. Walking distance of 5 minutes. Open year round for lodging only.

Lava Hot Springs East KOA is now a year round mini vacation destination.  We offer a variety of newly renovated RV patio sites, and deluxe cabins with gorgeous views of the river and countryside.  Enjoy clean shower facilities located at the office, and at the east bath house/laundromat.  The pavilion is a wonderful place for families to gather and eat.  Pavilion amenities: gas stovetop/oven, gas bbq, sink and seating for approximately 50 people. The pavilion does not have a refrigerator. The office staff will be happy to instruct guests for extra parking while renting the pavilion.
All of our RV and tent sites have fire pits, picnic tables, or tables and chairs.  If planning to fish on your vacation, be sure to reserve an RV site on the river. Map reference #2-16.  Fishing licenses are sold at the local Sunnyside Sinclair gas station on Hwy 30.
Downtown Lava Hot Springs is only a short walk away where guests will find the World Famous Natural Hot Springs, Olympic Swimming Complex and year round Indoor Aquatic Center with Kiddie Cove. See rates and hours on www.lavahotsprings.com
Floating the natural Portneuf River is a very popular adventure. Ask about tube rental discounts during your stay.
The RV and tent camping season is from April 1-October 31. Please call 208-776-5295 for accommodations from November 1-March 30.
Many new renovations occurred during the season of 2020. 

  • An additional 16 full hook up RV sites replaced the overflow tenting area located on the east end of the campground. Map reference #200-212, and #220-223.
  • RV sites #86-92 are now full hook up sites vs. only partial hook ups.
  • An additional 8 camping cabins with bathrooms replaced the small group tenting area located in the mid section of the campground. Map reference #L40-L47.
  • The Loft of the A-frame is now available for year round lodging, accommodating up to 8 people, bathroom, kitchenette, fireplace and a relaxing view of the river from the deck.
  • A new shop.
  • RV sites #2-3, and #5-8 have concrete patios and curbing.
  • RV sites #102, #210-212 have paw pens for your dogs.
  • Tent sites #7-10 are now full hook up RV sites. Reference map #96-97, #204.
  • New sewer lines through RV sites #2-14.
  • Additional visitor parking located at the entrance.
  • Several new trees.
  • The construction of the group fire pit area, volleyball, horseshoe pits, and tetherball continues, and unfortunately will not be available for the 2021 season.

Campground Amenities

  • 50 Max Amp
  • 65' Max Length
  • Wi-Fi
  • Snack Bar ($)
  • Propane ($)
  • Kamping Kitchen
  • Fishing ($)
  • Firewood ($)
  • Pavilion
  • Dog Park
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Ways to Stay

KOA Holiday

KOA Holiday Campgrounds

Whether you’re exploring the local area or hanging out at the campground, KOA Holidays are an ideal place to relax and play. There’s plenty to do, with amenities and services to make your stay memorable. Plus, you’ll enjoy the outdoor experience with upgraded RV Sites with KOA Patio® and Deluxe Cabins with full baths for camping in comfort. Bring your family, bring your friends, or bring the whole group – there’s plenty of ways to stay and explore.

KOA Holidays Feature:

  • RV Sites with a KOA Patio®
  • Deluxe Cabins with full baths
  • Premium Tent Sites
  • Group meeting facilities

Latest Hot Deal

Big Weekend

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WHEN: May 14-15, 2021

WHAT: Stay Friday night, May 14th at a participating campground, and get Saturday night, May 15th for just $20*.

WHY: The Big Weekend helps raise funds to send kids with cancer to medically-supervised camps all across North America. Kids fighting cancer deserve a chance to attend a summer camp and to just be a kid again. Funds raised from May 15 support the KOA Care Camps Trust which distributes more than $1 million dollars annually to support 125+ Care Camps each year. Learn more at koacarecamps.org.

* Only at participating KOA locations. Applies to one-site, for two consecutive nights at the same KOA. Sites may be limited. Not valid with other discounts.

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Local Area

The World Famous Hot Springs

In the 1800's, the natural hot springs served as neutral ground where men of all tribes and ethnicity would come together in peace and soak. Today you will find the same thing! Visitors from all over the world come to the sulfur free hot springs to soak and relax. Choose from five different soaking pools with temperatures varying from 102° to 112° degrees Fahrenheit. These pools feel wonderful in the winter.
Dressing rooms, showers, restrooms and coin operated lockers are part of this beautiful and clean facility.  For hours and prices please refer to their website.

430 E. Main St.

Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

208-776-5221

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The Sunken Gardens

These little gardens are a delightful sight. Meticulously maintained and free to the public, they are nestled down in naturally formed lava reef. This is a great little detour to take during your time in Lava Hot Springs. The Sunken Gardens are located near the Hot Pools.

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The Olympic Swimming Complex & Indoor Aquatic Center

This facility in Lava Hot Springs just keeps getting better! Enjoy the Summer Olympic Swimming Complex with steep speed slides  traveling 30 mph, diving platforms, diving boards, curly slides, basketball hoops and large pool. Enjoy the spacious shallow area where young ones can play for hours. Year round Indoor Aquatic Center has 25yd pool, aqua climb wall, diving board, basketball hoops.  New Portneuf Kiddie Cove shallow pool for the little ones with sprays, geysers, dumping bucket, slide and more.  Rent the party room for your next birthday party or family reunion.  Take advantage of the family discount rate on Wednesdays!

195 N. Center

Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

208-776-5221

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The Portneuf River

Take a nice float down the little river that runs through the town of Lava Hot Springs. Several rental shops in town offer tubes that seat anywhere from one to four people. Within an hour, you can float the river twice. Be sure to bring water shoes to protect feet, and prepare for an adventure!

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