Big Creek Campground

Area Status: Closed
This area is Closed
 

Photo of Big Creek Campground9 camp units, vault toilets, day use area, Pack it In Pack it Out waste management system. Fishing, National Recreation Trails, hunting, berry picking, hiking, site of former Civilian Conservation Corps camp.

At a Glance

Current Conditions: Closed until spring 2020.  No services provided.
Operational Hours: Open season is dependent on snow and weather conditions.  Planned open season for 2019 is May 23 through November 4.
Fees $10/ night and $5.00 for third vehicles.
Open Season: May - October
Closest Towns: St. Maries, Idaho
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Drive 24 miles east of St. Maries, Idaho to Calder on the St. Joe River Road. Then follow County Road 5 miles east, then 3 miles north on Big Creek Road #537.


Recreation Map

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Activities


Camping & Cabins

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Campground Camping

Attractions include fishing, National Recreation Trails, hunting, berry picking, hiking, site of former Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings at each site.
No. of SitesSites are available on a first come, first served basis.
No. of Accessible sites9 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include fishing, National Recreation Trails, hunting, berry picking, hiking, site of former Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings at each site.
No. of Sites9 camp units
Size RestrictionsContact St. Joe Ranger District for more information.
Reservation InfoSites are available on a first come, first served basis.

Group Camping

There is no established group site, but the campground layout is amenable to groups. Attractions include fishing, National Recreation Trails, hunting, berry picking, hiking, site of former Civilian Conservation Corps camp.
Fire InformationThere are established fire rings at each site.
No. of Sites9 camp units
Reservation InfoSites are available on a first come, first served basis.

Fishing

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Horse Riding & Camping

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Hunting

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Nature Viewing

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Picnicking

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Water Activities

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.34811

  Longitude : 
-116.1235

  Elevation : 
2400 feet

 



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