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PARK UPDATE:

10/05/20:

  • The water drawdown for the re-pouring of the boat ramp project lowered the lake’s level to an unusable level.
  • Kayaks can still be launched, but all other vessels will not be able to utilize the boat ramp.
  • Bitterroot and Camas Loops, the shower house, fish cleaning station and RV dump station have closed for the winter.
  • Appaloosa Loop will be closed to walk-up camping during November and December.
  • ATV/OHV and boat registration stickers will not be available during the month of October due to staffing; limited office hours will resume some time in November.
  • 2021 camping reservations can be made on December 10.
Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743

Location: 38 miles S of Lewiston, ID | 138 miles S of Spokane, WA | 234 miles N of Boise, ID

Amenities:

  • Auto Touring/Scenic Routes
  • Boat Ramp/Launch
  • Boat Rental (non-motorized)
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Dump station
  • Electricity
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Sales
  • Fish Cleaning Station
  • Flush toilets
  • Group Picnic Shelter
  • Indoor Showers
  • Life Jacket Loaner Station
  • Paddle Board Rental
  • Picnic Areas
  • Swimming - Lake/River
  • Vault Toilets
  • Water - Drinking

Accommodations:

  • RV Campsites
  • Tent Campsites
  • Yurts

Winter Groomed Nordic Track(s): Yes

Trail Types: Hike, bike, nordic

ADA Accessibility features:

  • ADA Boat Ramp
  • ADA Campsite
  • ADA Restroom
  • ADA Yurt

Acreage: 418

Elevation: 3,900

Coordinates: 46.235934, -116.627558

Groups: Camp, picnic, hike, cycle, mountain bike, fish, boat, playground, wildlife and wildflower viewing, snowshoe, Nordic skiing, ice fishing

Overnight: 46 serviced, 22 standard, 3 ADA campsites, 4 yurts (2 ADA). Reservations can be made for Memorial Day through Labor Day for campsites and year-round for yurts. (All sites with the exception of the Lodgepole Yurt are pet-friendly)

Nearby: Nez Perce National Historical Park, Museum of Winchester History, Historical Museum of St. Gertrude.

Rent or Buy: Canoes for rent when the water temp is 58 degrees or above.

Learn: Jr. Ranger Programs, Wolf Education and Research Center evening programs, First Time Adventure Program

Pets: Yes, all sites are pet-friendly with the exception of the Lodgepole Yurt

Visitor Center: Yes

Museum Available: No

Current Conditions

Contact the Park

Address: 1786 Forest Rd
Winchester, ID 83555
Phone: (208) 924-7563
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