Spruce Tree Campground


Photo of Spruce Tree CampgroundSpruce Tree Campground features 9 camp units, potable water, and vault toilets. Please observe the Pack it In Pack it Out refuse policy. Attractions include fishing in wild trout waters, beginning of wild portion of St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, St. Joe River Trail #48.

At a Glance

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

General Information

Directions:

Access 1: From Avery, Idaho take the St. Joe River Road (Forest Highway 50) 39 miles east to Red Ives Road #218. Proceed 12 miles on Road #218 to the campground entrance.

Access 2: From St. Regis, Montana take the Little Joe Road (#282) to the Idaho border where it becomes Gold Creek Road (#388). Turn left on the St. Joe River Road (Forest Highway 50) and proceed 12 miles to the campground entrance.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Attractions include fishing in wild trout waters, beginning of wild portion of St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, St. Joe River Trailhead.
No. of Sites Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information There are fireplaces at each site.
No. of Accessible sites 9 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include fishing in wild trout waters, beginning of wild portion of St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, St. Joe River Trailhead.
No. of Sites 9 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 at each site.

River and Stream Fishing

There is fishing access to the St. Joe River.

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

Spruce Tree Campground is located at the beginning of the Wild portion of 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.

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.038082

  Longitude : 
-115.347865

  Elevation : 
3800 feet