Emerald Creek Campground

Area Status: Open
This area is Open
 

Emerald Creek Campground features 18 camp units, potable water, and vault toilets. The Emerald Creek Garnet Area is a short distance from the campground. The Garnet Area is one of our most popular recreation sites where, for a small fee, one can dig for gem quality star garnets. For current conditions click here.

At a Glance

Fees A fee is charged for the use of this facility.
Open Season: May
Closest Towns: Clarkia, Idaho
Water: Potable water
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Drive 25 miles south of St. Maries on State Highway 3, then turn right on Road #447, travel approximately 6 miles to the Emerald Creek Campground.


Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Attractions include fishing, rockhounding for garnets at the Emerald Creek Garnet Area
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings and/or grills at each site.
No. of SitesSites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Accessible sites18 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include fishing, rockhounding for garnets at the Emerald Creek Garnet Area
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings and/or grills at each site.
Reservation InfoSites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Sites18 camp units
Size RestrictionsContact St. Joe Ranger District for more information.

Dispersed Camping

There are dispersed camping opportunities on the nearby roads and trails. Attractions include fishing, rockhounding for garnets at the Emerald Creek Garnet Area

Fishing

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Nature Viewing

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OHV Riding & Camping

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Picnicking

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Rocks & Minerals

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Scenic Driving

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Fire Danger Level: Moderate
Areas & Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.008781
  Longitude : 
-116.323767
  Elevation : 
2500 feet