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.
* You can also pick up an application at the Forest Service Offices in St. Maries and Avery.
* Lottery applications must be received or postmarked by the end of February. Mail applications to: St. Joe Ranger District, ATTN: Red Ives Cabin Rental, 222 S. 7th Street Suite 1, St. Maries, ID 83861.
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 April.
Red Ives Cabin Information: Red Ives Cabin will open for the 2015 season on May 22 – 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 St. Maries, Idaho on Forest Road 218. No pets are allowed.
The cabin features 2 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.