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PARK UPDATE:

Winter 2021/22 Update:

We have closed campgrounds to camping and now allow camping in the boat ramp parking lots of:

  • Blue Heron
  • Van Wyck
  • Poison Creek

The fee per night for winter camping is:

  • $20 – Idaho Residents
  • $23 – Non-Idaho Residents
  • $7 – Daily Motorized Vehicle Entrance Fee unless Park Pass is properly displayed.

Please remember that campfires are NOT allowed in the parking lot area.


Highway 55 Construction Update for Winter 2021-2022

Construction on ID-55 near Smiths Ferry has been suspended for the winter. Crews have winterized the work zone and removed equipment from the area for the season. The road has returned to two open lanes for drivers and will stay completely open until construction resumes mid-March 2022.  

During fall 2021, crews were able to: 

  • Build 18,253 feet of retaining walls
  • Complete 74 blasts
  • Remove 194,411 cubic yards of materials 

For additional information, visit the project web page or call the project hotline (833) 913-ID55, or for area-wide travel advisories, visit ITD’s Smiths Ferry Project Page.

The link below provides more information about registration for boats, snowmobiles, OHV’s, and motorbikes, and invasive species stickers. You can also find a full list of registration vendors, including those in Valley County. Or you may call the IDPR Registration Department: 1-800-247-6332, (M-F 8:30 am – 4:30 pm)

https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/registration-permits/


Registration Update:

2022 Recreational Vehicle stickers are now available for your boats, OHVs, and snowmobiles! You can also purchase your annual pass, park n ski permits, and invasive species stickers online, over the phone, or at any applicable vendor statewide. And great news! We now offer TWO YEAR registrations for your OHVs and snowmobiles! Get your 2022/2023 stickers today at the website listed below!

Want to support your preferred recreational area even more? You can now add a donation to your sticker purchase and designate it to the area of your choice! These funds improve annual trail grooming and seasonal trail maintenance across the state. **Please note: For the time being, two year registrations are not being offered for boats and all OHV park passports (pays motor vehicle entrance) purchased will only be valid for one year.

Get yours today: https://idahostateparks.reserveamerica.com/home.page

Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743

Resident Fees

Motor Vehicle Entry Fee: $7 per vehicle

Basic Campsite: $23 per night

Electric Campsite: $28 per night

Full Hook-Up Site: $29

Companion Site: $56

Snowbank Group Camp: $100 for up to 20 people, $2 per person additional up to 75 people max 

Group Yurts: $175 per night, sleeps a max. of 30 people

Non-Resident Fees

Motor Vehicle Entry Fee: $7 per vehicle

Basic Campsite: $26 per night

Electric Campsite: $31 per night

Full Hook-Up Site: $32

Companion Site: $59

Snowbank Group Camp: $125 for up to 20 people, $2 per person additional up to 75 people max for Non Residents

Group Yurts: $200 per night, sleeps a max. of 30 people

All fees are tax inclusive.

state parks pass $10

Current Conditions

Contact the Park

Address: 100 Kelly's Parkway (P.O. BOX 709)
Cascade, ID 83611
Phone: (208) 382-6544
Hours of Operation: Day-use locations within state parks are open from 7 am to 10 pm, per Idaho state code 26.01.20 (5). Day-use hours may change based on park manager discretion.

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