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South Fork Owyhee River Recreation Area

NV,ID Bureau of Land Management

South Fork Owyhee River Recreation Area

The South Fork Owyhee River flows north through the Owyhee desert, joining the river's East Fork in southwestern Idaho. River-running in rafts and kayaks through the steep-walled canyon is the most popular...[more]

Address

Elko District Office
3900 E. Idaho Street
Elko, NV 89801

Owyhee Field Office
20 First Avenue West
Marsing, ID 83639

Phone:775-753-0200
Email:elfoweb@blm.gov

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Directions

From Elko, travel 27 miles north on State Highway 225. Turn west onto State Highway 226 for 40 miles until the pavement ends. Then follow County Rd 728 for 16 miles to the Petan Ranch.

Activities
  • BOATING BOATING
  • CAMPING CAMPING
  • CLIMBING CLIMBING
  • FISHING FISHING
  • HIKING HIKING
  • HUNTING HUNTING
  • INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS
  • WILDLIFE VIEWING WILDLIFE VIEWING
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