Dent Acres Recreation Site is gentleman's camping at its best along Dworshak Reservoir. Paved roads and parking spaces, groomed grounds and sites, and wild roses throughout add to the charm of this campground. There is a registration gate at the entrance where you pay upon entering and then you may choose your site. Electricity and waste water dumping are available at each campsite, along with showers in one of the restrooms.
Campsites: Each campsite consists of a covered picnic table, fire pit with grill, electricity, water and waste water at each site. If you like privacy I'm not sure this is the campground for you. You will more than likely have a close neighbor who will know what you are having for dinner! However, the facilities are very nice and there is a variety of activities for all ages.
Water: Yes, each campsite has water service available.
Garbage Services: Yes, garbage service is available along with garbage bags for your convenience.
Electricity Available: Yes, there is 50 amp service at each campsite.
Restroom: There are flushing toilets which are cleaned and well maintained, and showers located near the center of the facility.
Handicap Accessible: Yes.
Pets: Pet rules are strictly enforced. You must keep them on a 6' leash or caged at all times, and you must clean up after them.
Picnic Area: There is a large picnic shelter which may be reserved near the playground and against Dworshak Reservoir.
Recreation: Water skiing is a favorite activity at Dent Acres. There is a playground for the enjoyment of the children, and various foot trails.
Fishing: Fishing at Dworshak Reservoir. Bass, crappie, and a variety of trout. There is a fish cleaning station available for your convenience.
Boating: There is a boat ramp, docks and marina at the campground with extra parking. There are life jackets for loan at the marina.
Hiking: You may want to hike the 1.8 miles hike from Dent Acres to Dent Bridge.
Wildlife: Whitetail deer, birds of prey, ground squirrels and other wildlife may be found in the nearby area.
Fee Schedule: Walk In Season Apr 15 2017 - May 25 2017 STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00 GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC N/A GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $40.00
Peak Season May 26 2017 - Sep 05 2017 STANDARD ELECTRIC $20.00 GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC $50.00 GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $40.00
Walk In Season Sep 06 2017 - Dec 15 2017 STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00 GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC N/A GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $40.00
Walk In Season Apr 15 2018 - May 25 2018 STANDARD ELECTRIC $14.00 GROUP STANDARD ELECTRIC N/A GROUP SHELTER ELECTRIC $40.00
Campground Reservations: Campsites may be reserved through recreation.gov.
Phone service: There is a pay phone at Dent Acres, but no cell reception.
Nearby Services: Orofino is the nearest town from Dent Acres Recreation Site, see Google Maps below.
Gas and Food: Orofino
RV Dumping Site: There is RV dumping station at the entrance and each campsite has a sewage hook up.
Nearest Shower: Orofino
Nearest Laundry: Orofino
Location/Driving instructions: From Orofino, Idaho take Wells Bench Rd to Dent Bridge Rd for 19.2 miles, 4 of the miles are steep with horseshoe curves. Google Maps
Elevation: 1791 Feet
Reviewed: June 2010
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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