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Dworshak State Park

United States


Brochure InfoWhat does our incredible park have to offer?We have 850 acres that are a beautiful mix of pine, fir, cedar, meadows and waterfront with plenty of activities to whet any recreational lover's appetite. Wet a line after launching your boat at our park or from our shore and try your luck at our reservoirs awesome fishing you can clean your catch at our provided fish cleaning station. Hike over 12 miles of trails; release some arrows from your bow on either our 3/4 mile archery course or adjacent archery range.Attend a cultural event at our attractive amphitheater; enjoy a nice barbeque in our parks sun shelter or in front of one of our 4 cabins or 105 campsites. Rent our Three Meadows Group Facility and have a little slice of the backcountry all to yourself with full commercial lodge and 9 cabins. Rent our Big Eddy Lodge facility and indulge yourself with a reunion, wedding, or other function on this former waterfront restaurant and lounge facility. What nearby ATTRACTIONS are there? Dworshak Dam Visitors Center: Inquire about a tour of the tallest straight axis concrete gravity dam in North America just a 5 minute drive from our Big Eddy Lodge or 40 minute drive from our campground. Also inquire about additional hiking trails around the reservoir as well as 105 boat or hike-in only roadless campsites that are spread all the way up this 54 mile reservoir. Please call (208) 476-1255 or visit the U.S. Army Corps of Engineer Website at www.nww.usace.army.mil for further information. Dworshak National Fish Hatchery: Located at the confluence of the Main Clearwater and N. Fork Clearwater Rivers, this federal hatchery is one of the largest producers of hatchery born ocean run steelhead and Chinook salmon in the country. Only 10 minutes from our Big Eddy facility and 45 minutes from our campground. Also find out the latest information on fishing regulations and where to try your luck at catching these fish. Go to http://www.fws.gov/dworshak/ for further information. Clearwater Fish Hatchery: Located right across the N. Fork from the National Fish Hatchery in Ahsahka, this Idaho Fish and Game ran hatchery mirrors the work that the national fish hatchery does. Visit http://www.fishandgame.idaho.gov/ for further information. Clearwater National Forest Headquarters in Orofino offers up all your answers for a vast array of recreational opportunities in the surrounding 1.8 million acres of federal public lands. Go to http://www.fs.fed.us/r1/clearwater/ for further information. Elk Creek Falls Recreation Area: Located approximately 1.5 hours by car, this backcountry waterfall display and hiking trails are worth a daytime excursion to visit. Visit http://www.elkriverlodge.net/ for further information. Need additional information on the local area? Visit the Orofino Chamber of Commerce or http://www.orofino.com for other interesting places to visit. What local EVENTS are there outside of our park? Clearwater County Fair and LumberJack Days - Orofino, Idaho 3rd weekend every September. Visit http://www.visitidaho.org/thingstodo/fairs-festivals/clearwater-county-fair.aspx or http://www.clearwatercounty.org/?HomePage for further information. Orofino All American 4th of July Celebration. Visit http://www.clearwatertribune.com/4th%20of%20July.htm Free Fishing Day 2nd Saturday every June. Visit http://www.fishandgame.idaho.gov/. Key Info A $7.00 Motor Vehicle Entrance Fee (MVEF) is required for every vehicle entering Idaho State Parks (including visitors to campers). All campsite and facility use fees accommodate one (1) vehicle MVEF per night stayed. Any additional MVEF and per person charges will be collected at the park. MVEF may be paid for at the daily rate or by purchasing a State Park Passport or an Annual Motor Vehicle Entrance Fee sticker. Visitors and park day users may be required to park outside the campground. All yurts, cabins and group facilities that are ADA accessible do not require proof of disability upon arrival. Camping is allowed in designated areas only. All boats, trailers, or other motorized vehicles must fit entirely within the campsite parking spur provided. Any equipment that does not fit entirely within the sites designated parking area must be parked outside the campground in an area designated by the park manager. RV's are not permitted when staying in facilities (yurts, cabins, cottages or houses). Campfires are allowed in designated areas only! All pets must be kept on a leash and not be left unattended. Pets are not allowed on beaches except for designated areas (not all parks have designated areas); Campers are responsible to clean up after their pet. Not all facilities allow pets. Quiet hours are enforced from 10:00 pm to 7:00 am. Fireworks are prohibited in all parks at all times. No Exceptions! Important Information for Daily EntranceDirectionComing from Moscow, Idaho: Take Hwy 8 East to Troy, Idaho (approx 11 miles). Just past town take a right on Hwy 99. Troy, Idaho to Kendrick, Idaho via Hwy 99 (take left at bottom of hill) Go through Kendrick until hit a Y section ~1/4 mile past town. Veer right. A sign will say Dworshak State Park: 24 miles to Freeman Creek, 28 miles to Three Meadows, ~35 miles to Dworshak Dam. After 1/8 mile, go right and cross bridge. Begin steep climb (Hwy P1) Stay on road towards Southwick - County Road P1 (also known as Cavendish Hwy), 9 miles (Southwick to Cavendish is 5 miles) At the Lewiston Grain Growers (2 grain silos), make a left onto Freeman Creek Road. There will be a Dworshak State Park sign stating the distance to Freeman Creek and to Three Meadows (~10 mi/13.5 mi.) When you get within 2 miles of the park the road has steep switchbacks. It has about a 7-9% grade going down to the park. (The road at this point only will accommodate RV/Trailers in a single lane around some corners.) The road to Three Meadows is a single lane gravel road. Booking Window Product InfoFee Cancellation DescFee Information Payment in full will be charged to your credit card upon completion of the reservation. A $10.00 non-refundable on line reservation fee ($25.00 for group sites) will be charged for each reservation. Payment Methods Accepted: Cancellation Policy All cancellation requests must be submitted by mail, fax or e-mail to the park where the reservation is held. A non-refundable fee of $10.00 ($50 for group sites) will be charged for any cancellation made at least 24 hours (21 days for group sites) prior to your scheduled arrival date. Additional lat cancellation fee may apply if the reservation is cancelled after the deadline. Please read the Fee and Cancellation Policy for more information Fees: All use fees are subject to price paid at time of reservation/payment. Click HERE for more information on Idaho State Parks Fees. Modifications: Customers may extend original stays booked without incurring a modification fee. A modification fee of $10.00 will be charged for modifications resulting in a reduction of stay where notification is received prior to check-in time. A modification fee of $10.00 will be charged for any modification to a previously made reservation that involves a change to the reservation dates even where part of the new stay includes part of the original stay booked. Changes to reservations: Changes to reservation dates, where no dates of stay involved in the original reservation are the same as the dates of stay for the resulting reservation, will require a cancellation of the original reservation and the booking of a new reservation with applicable service fees. If circumstances prevent check-in on the scheduled arrival day, campers are requested to notify the park of a change in schedule. Depending on when notification is given, a first night’s use fee may be charged. Reservations made for stays greater than one night and booked right on the nine month window so as to have a departure date that exceeds the nine month window will be frozen for 18 days. During this freeze no changes may be made to the reservation, this includes the ability to cancel the reservation. Changes and cancellations may be made to the reservation after the 18 day freeze, all standard reservation policies, fees and rules will apply at time of change. Cancellations: Standard Cancellation In addition to the $10 non-refundable reservation fee, a service charge of $10.00 will be assessed for the cancellation of a reservation for each individual campsite or facility. Cancellations made less than 24 hours in advance of the scheduled arrival time may also require the forfeiture of the first night’s camping fee. Special Use Campsite and Facility Cancellations Cancellations that occur twenty-one (21) or fewer calendar days prior to arrival, will be assessed a cancellation fee equal to the first night or daily facility usage fees (base rate). Cancellations that occur more than twenty-one (21) calendar days prior to arrival will be assessed a cancellation charge of fifty dollars ($50.00). Reservation No-Shows: The site will be held until check-out time on the day following scheduled arrival. Reservation holders failing to cancel a reservation or failing to notify the park of a late arrival will be considered “no-shows.” The reservation will be cancelled at that time and all fees paid will be forfeited.

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