Hells Gate State Park


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Hells Gate State Park


Location:North central Idaho, 4 miles south of Lewiston on Snake River Avenue.
Facilities:93 campsites (including both standard sites and serviced sites with electricity), group camping, cabins, camp store, picnic sites, group shelter, playground, trails (including paved), marina with more than 100 slips, public boat launch, convenience store, boat rentals, beach, volleyball area, interpretive center, gift shop.
Activities:Camping, swimming, fishing, boating, jet boat rides, hiking, horseback riding, mountain biking, guided nature walks, interpretive programs.
Special Features:Park is a gateway to Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America, and jet boat excursions into the canyon leave on a regular basis from the park's docks. The park is also a gateway to Lewis and Clark country, and the Discovery Center at the park features indoor educational displays, a two-acre outdoor interpretive plaza along the banks of the Snake River, and a film on the journey of Lewis and Clark through Idaho. The park has a long season of warm weather, and it does not snow there in winter. (For additional information about Hells Canyon, see entry on the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area in the national forests section.)
Address:5100 Hells Gate Rd
Lewiston, ID 83501

Phone:208-799-5015
Fax:208-799-5187
Phone:866-634-3246
Web: www.idahoparks.org/parks/hellsgate.aspx
Size: 960 acres. Elevation: 733 feet.

See other parks in Idaho.