Fees, Changes and Cancellations

Day use at all Idaho Power parks and recreation sites is free.

Campsites

Reservations are highly recommended to ensure a campsite is available in the park you desire. Fees are charged for overnight camping. Reservations can be made up to nine months in advance, year-round and must be made prior to 10 a.m. MDT on your arrival date. There is a non-refundable fee for making a reservation online or by phone. The administration fees apply for each site.

The campsite fees below are for the summer. Winter fees are discounted by 50% (from Nov. 1 through March 31).

Hell Canyon Campgrounds: Summer Fees

The Hells Canyon area contains four developed campgrounds. These campgrounds have water, 30-amp electric hookups, flush toilets and showers.

Carters Landing is a semi-developed campground also located in the Hells Canyon area. It’s a first-come, first-served park and camping fees must be paid at the park’s fee station. It has a vault toilet and picnic tables but no water or electric hookups.

Camping and reservation fees for Hells Canyon campgrounds are listed below.
Campground RV Site Tent Site
Copperfield Park $16 $10
Hells Canyon Park $16 $10
McCormick Park $16 $10
Woodhead Park $16 $10
Carters Landing $6 $6

The above camping fee is discounted by 50% in the winter (Nov. 1 – March 31)

Reservation Fees (non-refundable):

Online: $10/site
Phone: $15/site

C.J. Strike Campgrounds: Summer Fees

There’s no electricity available at any of the C.J. Strike campgrounds. Flush toilets are available at North Park and Scout Park. Locust Park is a first-come, first-served park and camping fees must be paid at the park’s fee station.

Camping and reservation fees for C.J. Strike campgrounds are listed below.
Campground RV/Motorhome site Tent site
North Park $10 $8
Scout Park $10 $8
Cottonwood Park $8 $8
Locust Park $8 $8

The above camping fee is discounted by 50% in the winter (Nov. 1 – March 31)

Reservation Fees (non-refundable):

Online: $10/site
Phone: $15/site

Note: All fees are subject to state taxes. For Idaho campgrounds, a state liability tax of 6% and a state lodging tax of 2% for a total of 8% will be applied. For Copperfield and Carters Landing campgrounds, a Baker County liability tax of 7% and a State of Oregon liability tax of 1.8% for a total of 8.8% will be applied.

Discounts

Idaho Power offers reduced camping fees for campers with a service-connected disability and seniors 60 and over. Overnight camping fees are reduced by 50% for campers with a service-connected disability. Seniors receive a $2 per night discount. Combined discounts are not allowed.

Group Reservations

A maximum of five sites can be reserved at one time. The reservation fee ($10 for online, and $15 for by phone) will be applied for each site.

Day-Use Picnic Shelters

Idaho Power has several day-use picnic shelters that can be reserved for weddings, family gatherings and special events. Reservations can be made up to nine months in advance, year-round and must be made prior to 10 a.m. MDT on your arrival date.

Day-Use Picnic Shelter Price (includes a $25 non-refundable reservation fee)
Cottonwood Park $75
Lower Salmon Park $75
North Park (two picnic shelters near swimming area) $100 (for both shelters)
North Park (boat ramp) $75
Scout Park $75
Swan Falls Park $75
Twin Falls Park $75
Woodhead Park $75

Note: A state liability tax of 6% will be added to the above fee.

Changes

Changes to confirmed campsite or picnic shelter reservations can be made by calling 844-472-7275. There is a $10 fee to make any changes to a confirmed reservation.

Cancellations

Campers with a CampLife account can cancel campsite or picnic shelter reservations online by logging in to their account. Customers without a CampLife account must call 844-472-7275 to cancel. A cancellation fee of $10 will apply. The reservation fees ($10/campsite made online; $15/campsite made by phone; $25 for picnic shelter) are non-refundable. In addition:

  • Reservations cancelled more than 48 hours prior to arrival date may qualify for a refund. Please note, the reservation fee is non-refundable, and a $10 cancellation fee will apply. You may send an email to questions@idahopower.com, or call 208-288-2231 to request a refund.
  • Reservations cancelled within 48 hours of the arrival date will forfeit the camping fees for the first night in addition to the reservation fee. A $10 cancellation fee will apply.
  • Reservations not cancelled by 1 p.m. MDT of the second day of the reservation will be considered a no show and all fees (campsite and reservation) will be forfeited.