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CJ Strike Area - Scout Park

Strike Dam Cut-Off Road
24 mi S of Mt Home, ID 83604
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Description and Local Attractions

Located directly below C.J. Strike Dam, approximately 24 miles south of Mountain Home.

All Idaho Power campgrounds, parks, boat ramps and other recreation sites are now open. Campgrounds fill up quickly. Reservations are strongly encouraged to ensure you will have a spot when you arrive.

Restroom buildings remain closed until further notice. Portable restrooms or vault toilets are available at most sites. RV dump sites and the fish-cleaning station at North Park are open. Drinking water is available.

We encourage all visitors to practice safe social-distancing to prevent the spread of disease https://www.cdc.gov/

Please enjoy the outdoors safely, and remember to wear a safety vest when recreating in, on or around the water! 

If reserving a picnic shelter please note that only groups of 20 or less are allowed at each shelter.

Scout Park provides visitors with 10 acres of recreational opportunities located directly below C.J. Strike dam. There is a reservable day-use picnic shelter. Get the latest stream flow and reservoir water level information.

Day use in the park is free.

  • 33 RV campsites with shared water, no electric hookup
  • 3 turf-based tent sites
  • Fire rings
  • Waterfront walking path
  • Seasonal RV dump station
  • Check out our geocaching challenge!


Year-round Rates

RV site $10/night
Tent site $8/night
Picnic shelter $75/day*
*Includes $25 reservation fee

Reservation Fees

Online $10/site
Phone $15/site – call 1-844-472-7275 to make a reservation

Applicable state taxes will be added to all fees. Reservation fee is non-refundable.


Reservations may be cancelled up to 48 hours prior to arrival date for a refund of campsite/picnic shelter fees. Follow these steps to cancel a reservation:

Note: The reservation fee is non-refundable; in addition, a cancellation fee of $10 will apply.View more information on fees, changes and cancellations.


There is a 14-day stay limit for all parks.Check-in time is 2 p.m. MDT (local park time).

Check-out time is 1 p.m. MDT (local park time).

Only one camping unit (maximum eight persons) per designated campsite is permitted.

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