Pink House Day Use Pavilions

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Located 5 miles west of Orofino, Idaho, the Bureau of Land Management’s Pink House Recreation Site includes a large, developed campground with an on-site Campground Host and two reservable riverfront-accessible day use pavilions. The site is enjoyed by visitors from all over the country for camping, world class fishing, boating, tubing, swimming, picnicking, and wildlife viewing.

Both pavilions have electricity, lighting, standing BBQ grills, accessible picnic tables, and face the main stem of the Clearwater River, making it the ideal location for a family get-together or a party.

Need to Know

Natural Features

The site is nestled beside the Clearwater River at an elevation of 980 feet, surrounded by scenic views of semi-arid hills, and the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. Native trees provide abundant shade throughout the site and guests can access a large sandy beach with just a short walk from the pavilions.

Nearby Attractions


This area is popular for boaters, anglers, wildlife watching, as well as for quiet relaxation. Pink House Recreation Site is home to one of the most heavily used boat launching sites upstream from Lewiston, Idaho. Guests have immediate access to the Clearwater River, home to world-renowned salmon and steelhead fisheries attracting anglers from around the world. Tubing is one of the most popular activities on the section upstream of Orofino due to the river’s mellow rapids and accessibility. With over 10 access sites along the Clearwater River to put-in and take-out, recreationists have the option to float on the river as long as they desire. 

Contact Information


91 Pink House Road Orofino ID 83544

Phone Number

For campground inquiries, please call: 208-962-3245

Rental Options

Learn more about gear rental options for your trip

Driving Directions

The Pink House Recreation Site is located on U.S. Highway 12, approximately 5 miles west of Orofino, Idaho, at milepost 39.1. 

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