Woodhead Park

Park Facilities

Woodhead Park has 124 recreational vehicle sites with:

  • Water
  • Fire pits
  • Electricity
  • Picnic tables

The park’s 15 tent sites include:

  • Water
  • Fire pits
  • Picnic tables

Other park features:

  • Two boat ramps
  • Public pay phones
  • RV dump station
  • Overnight truck and boat trailer parking
  • Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) compliant accessible restrooms with showers
  • Uncovered and covered day-use picnic areas
  • Wireless high speed Internet (for an added fee)
  • Recycling

Fees apply for overnight camping. Our campsites are offered on a first-come, first-serve basis. For information on park capacity, call 541-785-7209. Obey posted campground rules and keep motorized vehicles within the posted speed limit.


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
Woodhead 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)
Park RVs Tent Spaces
All Parks $8  $5

More Information

Call 208-388-7209, or 208-388-2231.

Background Information

Woodhead Park is on the Idaho side of Brownlee Reservoir. It is a few miles upstream of the dam. The park was built in 1959. Idaho Power improved and expanded the park in 1995.

The park was named for Ed Woodhead, a former chief construction engineer of the Brownlee Power Plant.

We maintain three other parks in the Hells Canyon area: