Recreation Updates

Please note the following updates for Idaho Power campgrounds, parks and recreational sites.

Our parks and campgrounds stay open all year, but some services may not be available, and access to some areas may be restricted.

Hells Canyon campgrounds:

  • Drinking water has been turned off at campsites. Water is available at the following locations:
    • Woodhead Campground: spigots at the RV dump station
    • McCormick Campground visitors should fill water containers at Woodhead.
    • Copperfield Campground: spigot outside the restroom building
    • Hells Canyon Campground: spigot and hose at the maintenance building
  • Loops C & D at Woodhead Campground are closed Nov. 1 — March 15.
  • The fish-cleaning station at Woodhead is closed.
  • The Hells Canyon Visitors Center is closed for the season.

C.J. Strike campgrounds:

  • Drinking water has been turned off for the winter. Visitors should bring their own water.
  • RV dump stations are closed.
  • The fish-cleaning station is closed.

Niagara Springs Creek access is restricted due to heavy erosion on both banks. Please obey all posted signs.

Remember you can reserve campsites up to nine months in advance. Campgrounds fill quickly, so reservations are encouraged. Visit our reservations page to secure your spot.

Camping fees are higher when paying with cash or check at the campground, so reserve online and save money. See our updated campground fees.

We encourage all visitors to practice safe social-distancing and prevent the spread of disease by following guidelines from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention.

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