Wild and Scenic Snake River - Private Powerboat Reservations

Private powerboat fishing on the Snake River

Reservations can be made through the Internet at Recreation.gov, beginning March 1, which is available 24 hours/day, 7 days a week

Reservations can also be made by TOLL FREE telephone (1-877-444-6777) or TDD (1-877-TDD-6777). Call Center hours are:

  • 10:00 am (EST) to Midnight (EST) - March 1st through October 31st
  • 10:00 am (EST) to 10:00 pm (EST) - November 1st through February
  • Closed on Thanksgiving, Christmas, and New Year’s Day

Applying for a Powerboat Reservation

These reservations will be offered through the National Recreation Reservation System (NRRS) at  Recreation.gov. NRRS is the same provider of the Wild and Scenic Snake River floatboat reservations, which transitioned to this internet reservation system in 2009/2010.


Please visit Recreation.gov and the Index of Frequently Asked Questions for information on how to use the website. For more information please contact the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area office in Clarkston, WA at (509) 758-0616.

Please also see the Wallowa-Whitman Frequently Asked Questions Document.

More Fun Links

Hells Canyon Boaters Guide

A look inside Hells Canyon Pocket Guide

Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Fast Facts

Recreation.gov iPhone App