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

Current Conditions: Closing for season: 10/19/2020
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


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.

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3800 feet