Turner Flat Campground


Photo of Turner Flat CampgroundTurner Flat Campground features 10 camp units, 1 group camping area to accomodate up to 15 people, potable water (June-October), vault toilets, and day use area. Please observe the Pack it In Pack it Out refuse policy. Attractions include the St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, and tubing/floating until mid-July.

At a Glance

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 8 miles east of Avery, Idaho on the St. Joe River Road (Forest Highway 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 10 camp units

RV Camping

Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating until mid-July.
No. of Sites 10 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.

Group Camping

Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating until mid-July.
No. of Sites 1 site accomodating up to 15 people
Reservation Info The group site is available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information Fireplace, grill, and fireside bench.

River and Stream Fishing

There are fishing opportunities on the St. Joe River

Day Hiking

There is access to Allen Ridge Trail #17.

Horse Camping

Attractions include St. Joe Wild and Scenic River, fishing, floating until mid-July.
No. of Sites 10 camp units
Reservation Info Sites are available on a first come, first served basis.
Fire Information There are fireplaces or grills at each site, fireside benches at some.

Horse Riding

There is access to Allen Ridge Trail #17.

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

Turner Flat Campground is located near the St. Joe Wild and Scenic River.

Picnicking

Turner Flat Campground includes a day use area with tables, fireplace, and grill.
Reservation Info Picnic units are available on a first-come, first-served basis and there is no fee for their use.
Fire Information Fireplace and grill.

Boating - Non-Motorized

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

Swimming

Take a dip in the St. Joe River while camping or picnicking at Turner Flat campground.

Tubing

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

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
47.236561

  Longitude : 
-115.654301

  Elevation : 
2800 feet