Scout Park

Park Facilities

Scout Park provides 10 acres of outdoor recreation. It is located at the base of the dam.

Reserve Your Spot

Facilities include:

  • 33 universal campsites
  • Three designated tent sites
  • Restroom with flush toilets
  • Large turf area
  • Day-Use Picnic Shelter (Reserve Your Spot – Fees Apply)
  • Waterfront walking path
  • Day-use parking area
  • Shade trees
  • Picnic tables
  • Recreational vehicle (RV) dump station

Please note: There are no electric hook-ups.

Camping at C.J. Strike

Camping is allowed using tents or RVs in developed campgrounds or undeveloped areas near the reservoir. Most campsites can be reserved online, while a limited number remain available on a first-come, first-served basis. Stays are limited to 14 consecutive days.

See our Frequently Asked Questions about reserving campsites.

Fees are collected for overnight camping. Obey all campground rules and keep motorized vehicles within the posted speed limit.

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Day use in all parks is free. Fees are charged for overnight camping, or to reserve picnic shelters where reservations are allowed.

Campsites and day-use picnic shelters can be reserved year-round. You can make reservations up to nine months in advance. If you require assistance or accommodation to make a reservation, please call 1-844-472-7275. A convenience fee of $5 will be charged to make reservations by telephone, in addition to the standard $10 reservation fee.

Fees are consistent with fees charged at other campgrounds with similar services in the area. Fees are posted and collected for each park.

Idaho Power offers reduced camping fees to service-disabled veterans and campers over age 60. For veterans with any level of service-related disability, overnight camping fees are lowered by 50 percent. Seniors receive $2 off summer rates and $1 off winter rates. No combined discounts.

Summer Camping Fees (April-October). Taxes not included in the fees shown below.
Park RVs
Scout Park $10
Scout Park Tent Area $8
Scout/Locust Park Overflow $4
Winter Camping Fees (November-March). Taxes not included in the fees shown below.
Park RVs
Scout Park $5
Scout Park Tent Area $4
Scout/Locust Park Overflow $4

Tent campers camping in a designated RV space will be charged the normal nightly fee for an RV space as listed at each park. A maximum of three tents may be set up in an RV space at one time, if there’s room.

More Information

Call 208-388-2231.

Idaho Power owns and maintains three other parks in the C.J. Strike area: