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St Joe River

Fantastic place to visit. It takes a while to get there from Coeur d' Alene but totally worth the... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Steven M
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Coeur d'Alene, Idaho
Highest navigatable river in the US

Nice views and the river itself is pretty neat in concept, being the highest navigable river in the... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
TAMAN1951
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Excellent cutthroat trout river.
  • Excellent84%
  • Very good13%
  • Average3%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“fly fishing” (7 reviews)
“maries” (6 reviews)
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Coeur d'Alene, ID
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Fantastic place to visit. It takes a while to get there from Coeur d' Alene but totally worth the visit. Good campgrounds and the fly fishing is excellent. Plan for any type of weather in the summer or fall.

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Reviewed May 19, 2018

Nice views and the river itself is pretty neat in concept, being the highest navigable river in the US. Not much else at the overlook and marker other than the river, so this is a short stop. Nonetheless, it is a worthwhile stop. Maybe even...More

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Reviewed March 5, 2018

The St. Joe River is scenic and peaceful. Good camping areas along the way, and friendly people in the area.

Thank Kitty F
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Reviewed February 10, 2018

I live in St. Maries overlooking the St. Joe River. It is near and dear to my heart. From the crystal clear running rapids upriver to the lazy water flowing through St. Maries and into Coeur d' Alene Lake. What else can I say?

1  Thank janemI3637MN
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Reviewed January 23, 2018

Fishing is my life and there is no better river than the St Joe! You also have to visit during the sprint boat races as well!

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Reviewed December 21, 2017

Native cuts and berry picking the most amazing opportunites await you in this fabulaous national forest

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Reviewed November 8, 2017

The Saint Joe River has a dramatic range of topography that it passes though, most of which you can drive the family car along side of. The upper River is a small mountain stream with great trout fishing. The lower River is larger, slower, and...More

1  Thank idahogriz
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Reviewed March 30, 2017

The St. Joe River is one of the most beautiful in all of the Pacific Northwest. It is off the beaten trail a ways so it is a double blessing that you can enjoy a day fishing or rafting or just hanging out or collecting...More

1  Thank inmemoryofpetro
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Reviewed March 18, 2017

How do you rate a river. The St. Joe is pretty, good for boating, and is pleasant to walk by. The water smells fresh. The view is fine. Where we were was clean and was not littered. A nice visit was had by both of...More

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Reviewed February 27, 2017

I have been going up the Joe for 30+ years and love it. Great fishing, tubing, 4 wheeling, hiking, or just relaxing.

Thank tmitchells1220
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not-blue-hat-lady
January 9, 2018|
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Response from idahogriz | Reviewed this property |
Many places for dispersed camping depending on what part of the River you want to be on. BLM has a nice campground on the lower ST. Joe named Huckleberry. From I90, go south from Walace, great drive on good dirt and gravel... More
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Nancy K
August 27, 2017|
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Response from tmitchells1220 | Reviewed this property |
Yes. The water is not extremely fast and has some places that are shallow. I have floated it several times.
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