CJ Strike Area - Cottonwood Park

ID 78 W, Bruneau
26 mi S of Mt Home via ID-78 S, ID 83604

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Description and Local Attractions

Cottonwood Park is a 12-acre campground located at the Bruneau delta on the south side of the reservoir. No electric hook-ups. Fourteen-day stay limit. C.J. Strike is located on the Snake River southwest of Mountain Home, Idaho. The reservoir extends from the dam up the Snake River approximately 32 miles, and 12 miles on the Bruneau River.Click here for: Water Information

Drinking water in the park is ON and RV dump stations are open for summer season 2019

  • 31 universal campsites
  • Water, restrooms, picnic tables, fire rings
  • Day Use Picnic Shelter
  • Boat ramp, mooring, and boarding structures
  • Garbage service
  • Waterfront walking path, Interpretive panels

A reserved campsite will be held until 1 p.m. MDT on the second day of the reservation. If a customer does not arrive at the park, or call 1-844-472-7275 to cancel by the day after the initial reservation arrival date, they will be marked as a No Show and will not be eligible for any refund.

  • A non-refundable service fee of $10 will be assessed for online reservations
  • A non-refundable service fee of $10 will be assessed to cancel a reservation
  • A non-refundable reservation service fee of $15 will be assessed for phone reservations
  • Guests can cancel a reservation 48 hours prior to arrival date for a refund of campsite fees either by logging on the reservation system, click account/profile name or by calling 1-844-472-7275



Locust Park is first come first serve, No reservations, no water, no electric. Fees are collected on site. The park includes three acres of turf and trees with undefined RV and tent camping sites, a vault toilet and interpretive information. The park is located below C.J. Strike Dam.

Recreation facilities at C.J. Strike have been developed and furnished by Idaho Power as a public service. All facilities are open to the public without discrimination.

All other recreation areas near the reservoir are managed by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game, Bureau of Land Management or the United States Air Force.


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Call 208-388-6691 

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