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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 facilities, including campgrounds, are closed to visitors March 17-April 16 in response to the COVID-19 (coronavirus) pandemic. Day-use parks and boat ramps remain open. Restrooms are closed, however portable restrooms will be available soon. Campground reservations for dates prior to April 16 will be fully refunded. This move is designed to protect our employees, customers and the communities we serve while keeping your energy reliable and safe. More information can be found at the link below:


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 levelinformation.

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!


Campsite Fees

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

Winter(Nov. 1 - March 31)

RV site $5/night
Tent site $4/night

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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