St. Joe Ranger District is now accepting lottery
applications for reservation rental dates at the
popular Red Ives Cabin. Lottery applications
must be received by February 28, 2013. Send applications to: St. Joe Ranger
District, 222 S. 7th
Street Suite 1, St.
“Due to the high demand for the Red Ives Cabin,
we use a lottery system for cabin rental
reservations to ensure fairness,” said Wade
Sims, St. Joe Ranger District Ranger.
More than 500 applications were received for the
2012 season, but only 50 applicants were
selected for a reservation.
How to Apply for Red Ives Cabin Rental Lottery:
Lottery applications can be obtained from
the web at
www.fs.usda.gov/ipnf and click on the
Red Ives Quick Link, or;
Applications may picked up at the Forest
Service offices in St. Maries and Avery.
Lottery applications must be received or
postmarked by February 28, 2013. Mail applications
to: St. Joe Ranger District, ATTN: Red Ives
Cabin Rental, 222 S.
7th Street Suite 1, St.
Successful applicants will be notified by mail
by the end of March. Cabin rental dates not
booked through the lottery process will be
available on a “first-come” basis and will be
posted on the cabin web site the first week of
Red Ives Cabin Information: Red Ives Cabin will
open for the 2013 season on May 24 – weather
permitting – through September 30. The fee is
$60 per night with a maximum stay of three
nights. The capacity is eight people. It is
located 86 miles southeast of
Idaho, on Forest Road 218. No pets are
The cabin features two bedrooms, kitchen, living
room, bathroom, and covered front porch; propane
stove/oven and refrigerator; hot water, flush
toilet, and shower/tub. Propane/battery lanterns
are provided for lights and there is a gas log
fireplace for heat.
For more information about the Red Ives Cabin,
contact the St. Joe Ranger District office in
St. Maries at (208)245-2531.