Camping Fees

Idaho Power offers discounted camping fees to service-disabled veterans and campers over age 60. For veterans with any level of service-related disability, overnight camping fees are reduced by 50 percent. Seniors receive $2 off summer rates and $1 off winter rates.

Summer Camping Fees (April-October)
Park RVs Tent Spaces
Hells Canyon Park $16  $10
Copperfield Park $16  $10
McCormick Park $16  $10
Woodhead Park $16  $10
Carters Landing $6  $6
Overflow at all Parks $6  $6

Tent campers occupying a designated RV space will be charged the normal $16 nightly fee for an RV space. A maximum number of three tents may be set up in an RV space at one time, if there is enough room.

Winter Camping Fees (November through March)
Park RVs Tent Spaces
All Parks $8  $5
Carters Landing $3 $3
Overflow at all Parks $16 $3

Headed to Hells Canyon?

Call ahead to check the status of the road between Oxbow and Hells Canyon Dam. This road is sometimes closed due to maintenance or road conditions.

Recorded updates are available at 541-785-7251.

Hells Canyon Recreation Facilities

Recreation facilities at Hells Canyon have been developed and furnished by Idaho Power as a public service. All facilities are open to the public and are available on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations are not accepted.

Water to the camping spaces and RV dump stations are shut-off during winter months, however electricity is available at recreational vehicle (RV) sites all year. Restrooms/showers have water year-round.

There are no sewer hookups at individual camping spaces, but each of the developed parks have dump stations available.

Park facilities are provided and regulated in accordance with section 10(a) of the Federal Power Act. Consistent with applicable laws, rules and regulations, reasonable fees are charged for the use of the park facilities at the Brownlee, Oxbow and Hells Canyon developments. All rates apply per site, per night, per season.

See our Camping Policies.

Day use in all parks remains free, however, a fee program is now in place for overnight camping.

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

Summer Camping Fees (April-October)
Park RVs
North Park RV Area $10
North Park Tent Area $8
Scout Park $10
Locust Park $8
Scout/Locust Park Overflow $4
Cottonwood Park $8
Winter Camping Fees (November-March)
Park RVs
North Park RV Area $5
North Park Tent Area $4
Scout Park $5
Locust Park $4
Scout/Locust Park Overflow $4
Cottonwood Park $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.

C.J. Strike Recreation Facilities

Recreation facilities at C.J. Strike are open to the public on a first-come, first-serve basis. Reservations are not accepted.

Water in the camping areas is shut off during winter. Restroom buildings at North and Scout parks have water year-round.

Single camping spaces do not have sewer hookups, but two recreational vehicle (RV) dump stations are offered:

  • Near the Power Plant
  • C.J. Wildlife Management Headquarters

The RV dump stations are closed during winter.

Park facilities are provided and regulated according to section 10(a) of the Federal Power Act. Consistent with this and other laws, rules and regulations, reasonable fees are charged for the use of the facilities at the C.J. Strike parks. All rates apply per site, per night, per season.

See our Camping Policies.