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Huckleberry Campground

Huckleberry is the only full-service RV camping site on this stretch of the St. Joe River.  Reservations are not accepted, so availability is first come, first served.      

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The site is suitable for all types of camping vehicles and tents. The 33 camp units each have a paved trailer pad, electric and water hookups, picnic table, fire ring and gravel tent pad. The river is a trout fishing stream popular with fly fishers. Rafting, canoeing and tubing are popular in the summer. The St. Joe country is also famous for elk hunting.

Directions: Approximately 30 miles east of St. Maries, Idaho: take Highway 3 north from St. Maries for less than 1 mile, then right on St. Joe River Road to mile 29.5.

Campground Rules

  • Garbage goes in trash cans only and not in the fire rings! Aluminum cans and all forms of plastic should be recycled.
  • ORV drivers (off-road vehicle) within the campground must have a valid driver’s license.
  • All ORV use is restricted to the site roadway and the camp spurs.
  • Driving or parking any motorized vehicle on the grass or tent pads is prohibited.
  • Parking on the gravel beside the camp spurs and along the site roadway cannot impede traffic.
  • Pay your camp fee within ½ hour of selecting a campsite. Post the receipt on the clip provided on the site number post. Be sure to fill out the fee permit in full.
  • Keep your pets on a leash! Leashes must be 6 feet or less in length in developed campgrounds. Pets must be in the control of the owner at all times.
  • Clean up after your pets. Pet waste bags supplied at stations near east entrance and near the dump station.
  • Quiet time is from 10:00 pm to 6:00 am.
  • The maximum length of stay is 14 nights.
  • Water system is usually winterized around October 20 each year.

Campground Amenities

  • 6 toilets 
  • Pay phone
  • Information kiosk
  • Overflow parking lots
  • RV dump-station (Memorial Day - October)
  • 7 fresh water stations
  • Fee collection stations at each entrance (fees collected at this site are used at this site)
  • Recycling program utilized
  • Horseshoe pits near each entrance 
  • 7 convenient pull-through sites
  • Paved roadway and single family site parking
  • Firewood available (additional fee)
  • Trees and shrubs providing separation
    between individual sites and highway

Camping Fee Requirements

  • $18.00 per site per night (w/ electric and water hookup)
  • $14.00 per night without electricity
  • $5.00 per night extra vehicle not in tow
  • $4.00 per night extra electric hookup
  • $5.00 dump station maintenance fee
  • Holders of the Golden Age Pass and the America the Beautiful-The National Parks and Federal Recreational Lands Senior and Access Pass pay half of the standard fee.

Large Group Sites #31-33

  • Limit of 6 vehicles / site
  • Limit of 25 people / site
  • 3 sets of RV hookups with 30 amp service / site
  • 2 picnic tables / site
  • 2 campfire rings with grills / site

Huckleberry Campground from the air