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Hells Canyon Area - Woodhead Park

Idaho Hwy 71
23 mi NW of Cambridge, ID 83610
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Description and Local Attractions

Current Brownlee Reservoir information and forecast reservoir elevations can be found on theIdaho Power water information website

Woodhead Park boat ramp will be closed on most days through Dec. 14   https://www.idahopower.com/news/woodhead-park-boat-ramp-closed-temporarily

Water has been turned off at the campsites until April 1, 2020. Restrooms, Showers and RV Dump Station remain open year-round. Potable water is available at dump station.

Day use in the park is free.

Check-in time is 2 p.m. MDT (local park time).

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

  • 118 RV sites with water and electric hookups (30-amp)
  • 15 walk-in tent sites with shared water, no electric hookups
  • Reservable day-use picnic shelter
  • Fire rings
  • Four-lane boat ramp and docks
  • Fish cleaning station
  • Paved walking path through park
  • Overnight truck and boat trailer parking near boat ramps
  • Public pay phone (phone card required for non-local calls)

Road Status: Call 541-785-7251 to get a recorded status update about the road condition between Oxbow and Hells Canyon Dam. This is road is sometimes closed due to maintenance or road conditions.


Campsite Fees


RV site $16/night
Tent site $10/night
Picnic shelter $75/day*
* Includes $25 reservation fee

Winter(Nov. 1 - March 31) C & D Loops, and the Tent section are closed during winter months

RV site $8/night
Tent site $5/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 or 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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