Copperfield Park

Reserve Your Spot

Park Facilities

This park is located on the Oregon side of Hells Canyon Reservoir at the junction of Idaho Highway 71 and Oregon Highway 86. Amenities include:

  • 61 recreational vehicle (RV) sites
  • Water
  • Electricity
  • Fire pits
  • Picnic tables
  • RV dump station
  • Garbage and recycling

The park’s 10 tent sites include:

  • Shade trees
  • Picnic tables
  • Shared water
  • Extra parking spaces
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA)-accessible restrooms with showers
  • A large, grassy picnic area next to Pine Creek and the Snake River

A public pay phone can be found near the park along Oregon Highway 86 (Oregon 86).

Copperfield Boat Launch

A boat ramp is located on the Oregon side, six-tenths of a mile downstream from the park, on Homestead Road. Features at the boat ramp include:

  • Parking
  • Boat docks
  • Seasonal toilets
  • Garbage and recycling service near Copperfield Park
  • A double-lane concrete boat ramp

Have fun geocaching!

Camping

We allow camping using tents or RVs in developed campgrounds or undeveloped areas near the reservoir. All campsites can be reserved online. Stays are limited to 14 consecutive days.

Campsites 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.

See our Frequently Asked Questions about reserving campsites.

Obey all campground rules and keep motorized vehicles within the posted speed limit.

Fees

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

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 Tent Spaces
Copperfield Park $16  $10
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). Taxes not included in the fees shown below.
Park RVs Tent Spaces
All Parks $8  $5
Overflow at all Parks $6 $3

More Information

Call 541-785-7209 or 208-388-2231.

Background Information

Copperfield Park is downstream of Oxbow Dam on the Oregon side of the Snake River. The park was built in 1965 on the old town site of Copperfield, Oregon. Copperfield was a mining town known as “the rowdiest town in Oregon” in the early 1900s. Fire destroyed the town in August 1915.

Idaho Power maintains three other parks in the Hells Canyon area:

Road Status

Call 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.