Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho


Expansive canyon view from the Pittsburg Saddle viewpoint looking down to the Snake River

The Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (HCNRA) straddles both sides of the Snake River in Oregon and Idaho. This Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho section includes all developed recreation sites and trails that are all located away from the Wild and Scenic Snake River in the Idaho uplands. All other upland sites and all trails in the Hells Canyon NRA - Snake River, or Hells Canyon NRA - Oregon are found in those recreation area sections.

Popular recreation areas include the Hells Canyon Wilderness (Seven Devil mountain range), Black Lake, Heavens Gate Lookout, Windy Saddle, and Seven Devils recreation area. 

Local Idaho communities that have a variety of services (i.e. fuel, lodging, stores and/or restaurants) are Riggins, Grangeville, Whitebird, Council, and Cambridge.  These communities are within one hour of this area.  

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

RV Camping

Lake and Pond Fishing

Areas for Lake and Pond Fishing at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

River and Stream Fishing

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

Picnicking

Areas for Picnicking at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area - Idaho

Related Information

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Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.660586

  Longitude : 
-116.393703