Emerald Creek Campground


Emerald Creek Campground features 18 camp units, potable water, and vault toilets.  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.

Mosquitos can be prolific throughout the season, consider bringing bug repellent.

 

At a Glance

Current Conditions: 5/27/2021 Open
Fees: $10/ night ($5 for third vehicle)
Open Season: Memorial Day
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.


Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Attractions include fishing, rockhounding for garnets at the Emerald Creek Garnet Area
No. of Sites Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information There are established fire rings and/or grills at each site.
No. of Accessible sites 18 camp units

RV Camping

Parking space length ranges from 38' to 58' long.  The majority of sites are 45' to 55' long.  One site is pull through and 150' long.  No hook ups.

No. of Sites 18 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 established fire rings and/or grills at each site.
Fees: $6.00 per night

River and Stream Fishing

The campground provides fishing access to Emerald Creek.

Viewing Wildlife

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

Viewing Scenery

Located on beautiful Emerald Creek.

OHV Road Riding

OHV riding is popular in the Emerald Creek area.

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 : 
47.007884

  Longitude : 
-116.325836

  Elevation : 
2500 feet