Upper Snake Field Office

Wolf Flats Recreation Area

Wolf Flats is a dispersed, undeveloped camping area with 25 locations to camp.  Some areas are large enough to accommodate groups of 50 people.*  MAP of designated campsites 

Location: 40 minutes east of Idaho Falls; 6 miles past Heise Hot Springs off the Snake River Road

Map: Stinking Springs to Wolf Flats


  • No fees
  • Pack out toilet paper and trash.
  • Do not burn metals, glass, or plastic in the fire pits. Wood products only.
  • Do not cut down trees.
  • Only use dead and downed wood (only small diameter).
  • Do not create new camping areas by driving into the vegetation on non-designated routes. 
  • Portable toilets are located in the large main site.


Wolf Flats Rec Site, SF Snake River

Cottonwoods at Wolf Flats Rec Site, SF Snake River