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Dworshak Reservoir, ID

US Army Corps of Engineers

Overview

Dworshak Reservoir, found in central Idaho along the North Fork of the Clearwater River, is located in scenic forested and mountainous country. Popular activities include swimming, boating, fishing, hunting, water-skiing, camping, hiking and lots more. At a height of 717 feet, the dam is the highest straight-axis gravity dam in North America, as well as one of the most dramatic in appearance. The Dworshak National Fish Hatchery is the largest steelhead trout hatchery in the world. Lewis and Clark camped in the area, where they rested from their trip over the Bitterroot Range and built canoes for their trip on to the Pacific Ocean.

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Camping, Lodging and Day Use
DENT ACRES

Recreational Activities:

  • BOATING
  • CAMPING
  • ENVIRONMENTAL EDUCATION
  • FISHING
  • HIKING
  • HOTEL/LODGE/RESORT PRIVATELY OWNED
  • OTHER RECREATION CONCESSION SITE
  • PICNICKING
  • PLAYGROUND PARK SPECIALIZED SPORT SITE
  • VISITOR CENTER
  • WATER SPORTS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING

Address:

P.O Box 48
Ahsahka,ID,83520-6048
Phone: (208) 476-1268

Directions:

(To Visitor Center) 5 miles west of Orofino, ID on Highway 7 to project entrance, and follow signs 2 miles. Visitor Center is adjacent to north dam abutment.

Photo - Dworshak Reservoir
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