Hells Canyon Park is an Idaho Power recreation facility located on the east shore of Hells Canyon Reservoir. It is the last campground on the Idaho side in the canyon. This park is set deep in Hells Canyon. However, a trip to the end of the road is well worth your time. You will find our pictures give you a taste of the grandeur of the canyon. People flock to this park to play in the water; boating, skiing and swimming, as well as for the fishing, sight seeing, wildlife watching, and hiking. However, watch out for rattlesnakes.
Campsites: Hells Canyon Park campground has 24 RV camping sites that include both water and electricity. There are tent spaces available. Each have electricity, a picnic table and fire pit. If you are just down for the day, check out the picnic areas.
Water: Drinking water is available throughout the park.
Restroom: ADA accessible restrooms and showers round out the facilities.
Fishing: in Hells Canyon Reservoir includes many species of fish. Bass, crappie, bluegill and trout are a few favorites.
Boating: There is a boat ramp for access to Hells Canyon Reservoir with boat docks for your use.
Fee Schedule: As of May 2017: RV sites are $16 per night summer rate and $8 per night winter rate. Tents are $10 per night in the summer and $5 in the winter. Seniors receive a $2 summer discount, $1 winter discount. Disabled veterans receive a 50% discount. Overflow fee is $6. Fees are due within the first 2 hours of your stay.
Campground Reservations: Idaho Power has just gone to an on-line reservation system, check it out.
Phone service: There is a pay phone available. I found absolutely no cell phone reception with my ATT phone.
Nearby Services: If you run out of gas, ice or some other item there is a small store only eight miles away.
RV Dumping Site: Hells Canyon Park has an RV dumping station available.
Location/Driving instructions: From Cambridge, turn west on Idaho 71 for about 28 miles until you reach the Hells Canyon area. To reach Hells Canyon Park you will pass Woodhead Park, McCormick Park and Copperfield Park(Oregon) and is approximately 15 miles past Woodhead Park. There are clear signs to guide you in.
Elevation: 1732 Feet
Reviewed: February 2010
This information is accurate as of the date of the review.
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