Tin Can Flat Campground


Photo of a well shaded campsite at Tin Can Flat CampgroundTin Can Flat Campground features 11 camp units, potable water (June-October), and vault toilets. Please observe the Pack it In, Pack it Out refuse policy. Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating (until mid-July).

At a Glance

Fees: $15/ night when water pump handles are on or or $12/ night without water and an additional $5.00 for third vehicles.
Open Season: Memorial Day - November 4
Closest Towns: Avery, Idaho
Water: Potable water (June-October)
Restroom: Vault toilets
Operated By: Forest Service

General Information

Directions:

Drive 10 miles east of Avery on St. Joe River Road (FH 50).


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating (until mid-July).
No. of Sites Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information There are fireplaces or grills at each site, fireside benches at some.
No. of Accessible sites 11 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating (until mid-July).
No. of Sites 11 camp units
Reservation Info Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Size Restrictions Contact St. Joe Ranger District for more information.
Fire Information There are fireplaces or grills at each site, fireside benches at some.

River and Stream Fishing

There is fishing access to the St. Joe River.

Day Hiking

There is nearby access to Allen Ridge Trail #17 and Malin Ridge Trail #197.

Big Game Hunting

This campground is often used as a base camp for big game hunting in the area.

Viewing Wildlife

There is abundant wildlife to be seen in and around this area.

Viewing Scenery

Tin Can Flat Campground is located next to the St. Joe Wild and Scenic River.

Picnicking

Picnic sites are available here.
Reservation Info Picnic units are available on a first-come, first-served basis and there is no fee for their use.

Boating - Non-Motorized

Floating the St. Joe River is a popular summertime activity. At Tin Can Flat Campground one may generally float until mid-July when the water level drops.

Tubing

Tubing on the St. Joe River is a popular summertime activity.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.230012

  Longitude : 
-115.620794

  Elevation : 
2900 feet