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Wolf Flats Recreation Area

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About This Campground

Bureau of Land Management

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

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  • Drive-In
    Park next to your site
  • Walk-In
    Park in a lot, walk to your site.
  • Hike-In
    Backcountry sites.
  • Boat-In
    Sites accessible by watercraft.

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  • WiFi
  • Verizon
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  • T-Mobile

Site Types

  • Dispersed


For Campers

  • ADA Access
  • Phone Service
  • Toilets
  • Alcohol
  • Pets
  • Fires

For Vehicles

  • Pull-Through Sites


5 Reviews of Wolf Flats Recreation Area

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Jamie C.The Dyrt PRO User
Reviewed Jun. 26, 2022

Peaceful & Scenic

We followed the directions from a fellow dyrter and it was really easy. Pass the Heise Pools and Campgrounds and drive about a 1/2 mile and make a right at the Kelly Campground Sign. Just follow all the way to the end to find free spots along the Snake. A few vault toilets. We stayed near the cliff…

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Quinn Z.
Reviewed Sep. 29, 2020

Large sites, free, near the river, tons of hiking, cool spot!

Stayed here a few times over this summer, and have enjoyed it every time.

Long dusty road to get here, then a bunch of free sites open up on both sides. The river-side sites tend to be a bit smaller from what I could see, but there are a lot of sites and both times I was there it wasn't crazy busy…

  • Riverview.
  • Just arrived.
  • The first campsite I stayed at, toward the end of the sites, on the side opposite the river. Tons of space and firewood! Highly recommend.
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Month of VisitJune
Emma K.
Reviewed Oct. 15, 2019

Off-season, nice

I spent the night here on a cross country road trip with just me and the dog. It was free which was awesome. It was deserted which was both great and unnerving for a single newbie camper. We woke up to snow and had a great dawn hike on the hike/bike trails. The campsites are well-loved/worn and…


Wolf Flats Recreation Area is located in Idaho

Detail location of campground


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


43.59969174 N
111.60814182 W

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