ID: Flooding damages riverbanks at campground

IDAHO FALLS, Idaho — The intense rainfall across eastern Idaho last week has resulted in flooding at the Birch Creek Campground.

The campground is located about 70 miles northwest of Idaho Falls along Birch Creek, which runs through Butte, Clark and Lemhi counties.

Last week’s rainfall flooded portions of the river, damaging riverbanks and fast moving water washed out many of the roads, leaving eroded gaps as deep as three and a half feet, according to a Bureau of Land Management news release.

Read the full story from East Idaho News.

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

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