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Hells Gate State Park, Lewiston

Categories: State Parks, Nature & Parks
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4.1/5 based on 65+ reviews on the web
Hells Gate State Park is the gateway to both Idaho's Lewis and Clark country and to Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America. Shady campsites along the Snake River make comfortable base-camps for exploration of the surrounding area. Jet boat excursions into Hells Canyon leave on a regular basis from the park's docks. The Nez Perce National Historic Park is only 30 minutes away. A wide choice of restaurants and shopping are just minutes away, in nearby Lewiston Idaho.
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  • This a nice little park area for water recreation and picnic activities a mere three miles south of Lewiston. It is a great early spring to late fall location for family outings our group gatherings. 
  • The peak has all sorts of amenities, including a Lewis and Clark interpretive center, a beach, and campsites. At just $5 for a day use pass, it's a real bargain. But what we enjoyed the most was the n...  read more »
  • Appropriately named, in the summer, it's as hot as the gates of hell. Two years running we've spent weekends here in July and August. Last year we were invited by family, this year church camp. There'...  read more »
  • Beautiful park. Lots of hiking trail options. Great beach. Might be my new favorite.
  • Why pay 24$ to stay in a park I already own, 10$ for just a day. when I can drive up/down river and camp for free... There are also boat ramps that are free in less than 5 miles of this location. Only good thing was the rv dump site. This place is good for the camper who can't leave home at home. Wi-fi is reasonably priced.
  • Wonderful place to camp bike hike or just to kick back on the beach.
  • Rv... R kids.. Each other... Sex on the beach... Priceless
  • Our favorite camping spot. The sites are grassy and level and the bathrooms are clean. If you want to shower use the first loop, you have to hold the button in the 3rd loop. The park is patrolled by staff and the sherrif. The camp hosts are friendly and have firewood for sale.
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