Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River


Wild section of Snake River with rocky canyon and river rapids

The Hells Canyon National Recreation Area (HCNRA) straddles both sides of the Snake River in both Oregon and Idaho. The recreation sites listed below (boat launches, campgrounds, interpretive sites, historic ranches) in this recreation section are found within 1/4 mile of the Wild and Scenic Snake River.  All other upland sites and all trails along the Snake River for both Oregon and Idaho are found in the Hells Canyon NRA- Oregon, or Hells Canyon NRA - Idaho recreation area sections.

Popular recreation areas include the Hells Canyon Creek Visitor Center and Hells Canyon Boat Launch, Kirkwood Historic Ranch, Pittburgs Landing Boat Launch, Pittburg Campground, and Cache Creek Ranch

Local Oregon, Idaho and Washington communities that have a variety of services (i.e. fuel, loding, stores and/or restaurants) are Riggins, Lewiston, Grangeville, Whitebird, and Lucille, Idaho; and Imnaha and Pine Creek, Oregon; and Clarkston and Asotin, Washington. These communities are within one hour of the recreation area.

Recreation Map

Map showing recreational areas. Map Information

Activities

Campground Camping

Areas for Campground Camping at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

RV Camping

Areas for RV Camping at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Group Camping

River and Stream Fishing

Areas for River and Stream Fishing at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Day Hiking

Areas for Day Hiking at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Backpacking

Areas for Backpacking at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Horse Riding

Areas for Horse Riding at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Big Game Hunting

Small Game Hunting

Game Bird/Waterfowl

Viewing Wildlife

Areas for Viewing Wildlife at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Viewing Scenery

Areas for Viewing Scenery at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Interpretive Areas

Areas for Interpretive Areas at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Boating - Motorized

Areas for Boating - Motorized at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Boating - Non-Motorized

Areas for Boating - Non-Motorized at Hells Canyon National Recreation Area- Snake River

Related Information

Recreation Areas

Recreation Activities

Location

 
  Latitude : 
45.5677916

  Longitude : 
-116.497783