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Heavens Gate Overlook, ID

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Heavens Gate Overlook

This overlook is thought by many to be the best view into Hells Canyon from Idaho. It is the highest viewpoint on the Idaho side at an elevation of 8429 feet. From this point, in addition to Hells Canyon...[more]




Nineteen miles west of Riggins, Idaho off US Highway 95 on Forest Road 517. Allow a half day to reach the overlook on a very steep winding gravel road (Forest Road 517).

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