Elk River Recreation District

Elk River, Idaho

Ducks in the log pond

About Elk River Recreation District

Welcome!
Elk River is famously know for Year-round - "Family Fun in the BackCountry".....

Elk River is the trailhead to Hundreds of miles of trails for
hiking,cross country skiing, snowmobiling, atv-ing,
mushroom & huckleberry picking, hunting, fishing, wildlife viewing,
resting & relaxing.

Step Back in Time as you take in the most breathtaking views of the area.
We have many free natural attractions and outdoor recreation opportunities to entertain you, your family and friends
Visit Elk Creek Falls, The Giant Cedar Tree, Morris Cedar Grove, Elk River BackCountry Byway, and many community events.
Fly - in on Elk River's Airstrip and spend the night.
Our other local business' can accomodate your needs for food, fuel & spirits!
We look forward to seeing you in Elk River!!!!
Map of all of our sites http://www.scribblemaps.com/maps/view/elk_river_rec_dist/lhh27knuWV

Pictures

Ducks in the log pond

Ducks in the log pond

Pool at the bottom of Rockslide Falls

Pool at the bottom of Rockslide Falls

Elk Creek Reservoir

Elk Creek Reservoir

City Park with Elk Butte in the Background

City Park with Elk Butte in the Background

Restrooms

Restrooms

Prices

 

Log Pond

Our First and Only Electric Hook up Site.. Located next to the the Old Sawmill building access from landing road....

electric sites $25.00 / night

Jarvey Park

Located across from first fishing dock outside of elk river heading towards orofino on the right
outhouse restrooms
picnic tables and fire rings or bbq posts at each site
4 sites
Site # 1 cannot accomodate ca...

Weekly $90.00 / week

Lakeside

Located between the fishing dock and CT Camp right off the road next to elk creek reservoir
no restroom facilites (vault toilet located at merrill park)
fire rings and picnic tables
7 sites
Available signs ar...

Monthly $300.00 / month

CT Camp

Located across from CPTPA and next to Merrill park on the left
Vault toilet
picnic tables and firerings at each site
3 sites
Sites 6 & 7 can accommodate medium size campers with pop outs,
site 9 is for sma...

Weekly $90.00 / week

Merrill Park

Located across from Gazebo Park, has the boat ramp dock to elk creek reservoir behind the campsites
Vault toilets
15 sites
picnic tables and firerings at each site
Sites , 12, 13, 14, 15, 18, 19, 20,21, 22, 2...

Weekly $90.00 / week

Spur Rd - Upper and Lower

Located above and behind Gazebo Park, turn right onto spur road just before gazebo park and just after CPTPA
outhouse restrooms
picnic tables and firerings at each site
12 sites in Lower
6 sites in Upper
S...

Weekly $90.00 / week

SwimDock (tent only)

Located across from the swimdock,there is NO parking access at the camp site, you must park down the hill and across the road, at the swim dock area.

Weekly $90.00 / week
 

Dam Site #44

Located behind the spillway on elk creek reservoir, on the left going out of elk river before loop road heading towards orofino on the left
outhouse restrooms
2 picnic tables and1 firering
Please be careful ent...

Weekly $90.00 / week

Moose Cove

Located off of loop road, on the backside of elk creek reservoir, it is the 2nd site past the spillway coming from dent rd towards elk river on the left
porta potty restroom
picnic tables and firerings for each sit...

Monthly $300.00 / month

The Point

Located on Loop road the first site past the spillway coming from dent rd on the left
outhouse restrooms
picnic tables and firerings at each site
4 sites
Trail off the back of site #59 goes to the elk creek r...

Monthly $300.00 / month

Gazebo Park

Gazebo and playground
Can be reserved for special events
Vault toilet

 

Ballfield

Located behind the groomer shed and elk butte recreation at the end of the airstrip (the endurocourse is also located on the backside of this area)
can be reserved for events, or large camping parties
no restrooms ...

Tennis Court

Located in City Park
Fenced
Porta Potty
Can be reserved for special events


Elk River Recreation District Features

The Giant Cedar Tree
Elk Creek Falls
Morris Cedar Grove
Elk River BackCountry Byway
City Park
Gazebo Park
Elk Creek Reservoir
Grandad Bridge
Dent Bridge
Airstrip


Elk River Recreation District Attractions

Visit www.elkriverrecreation.com for more information on upcoming area events


Terms & Conditions

* Our Camp Season runs seasonally - The start dates and end dates vary due to weather conditions, but are typically from May 15 through Oct 15 each year If you CAN CAMP, YOU MUST PAY... THERE IS A DROP BOX LOCATED AT THE OFFICE -35133 DENT BRIDGE RD (JUST IN FRONT OF WHISPERING PINES RV PARK) ACROSS FROM THE OLD BURNER JUST OUTSIDE OF ELK RIVER HEADING TOWARDS OROFINO.
***WE WILL NO LONGER BE ACCEPTING PERSONAL CHECKS... IF YOU CHOOSE TO DROP IN OR ADD CAMPERS TO YOUR RESERVED SITES, YOU WILL BE REQUIRED TO PAY IN CASH OR WITH A CREDIT/DEBIT CARD - There is an ATM located at the Elk River Lodge & General Store as well****
* These rates are for a "family" setting. Which would be one camper and perhaps a tent for the kids..
* We keep our rates low to accomodate a family setting.. If you wish to add more campers, tents, etc... we can accomodate this, however, you may not put, for example, four couples, families, etc on one site for the low rate, even if there is enough room....so you will be charged for any additional rigs,campers, tents. The Camp Hosts will collect these fees when they do their rounds.
* One camper Or One tent are allowed in each site ( kids tent will be at the discretion of the camp hosts. Additional campers or tents will be charged an additional $15 plus tax per night per site.
*Daily and Weekly rates apply to all campsite areas, Monthly rates are available ONLY for Moose Cove, The Point and Lakeside campsite areas.
* If you are wanting to book several sites in one area, you will have to book them individually. (click on each site) and check out.
* Reservation Policy: Please book online reservations at least 7 days prior to arrival. Please be mindful that we have several "drop in" campers during the season. If you book your reservation within one week of your check in date, please be aware we have people who drop in, so if you book within a one week time period and you arrive and there is someone in your site, please find the camp hosts, located at Gazebo Park, so we can assist you and the other campers, to find a solution.
* Cancellation Policy: Cancellations must be made more than 14 days prior to the reservation date for a full refund. Any cancellations made inside the 14 days are subject to no refund, at our discretion.
* We are improving and updating many of the sites that can accomodate larger groups... there will be fire rings and tables for all additional sites.
***** Senior Pass Card --- We do not honor these cards any longer, We never should have been accepting them... We are not nor never have been a state or federally funded campground.
******Rules:
*Prepaid reservations made 7 days prior to arrival, have guarantee that this site is available to them, Drop ins are on a first come first serve basis, and may be asked to move if they have set up camp in a "reserved" site. Reservation signs are posted 5 days prior to reservation dates.
* All Pets must be kept on a leash and clean up after your pets.
* Speed Limit is 5 MPH through the campgrounds. All motorized vehicles must be parked by 10 PM.
* (Extra vehicle parking is available across the street from the New Rec District office located at 35133 Dent Bridge Rd, or we can make arrangements for parking at the Gazebo Park lot as well.
* No livestock allowed in campground or parks
* Moor all boats at least 50 feet from dock areas.
*You May not block any public entry on roads or trails, inside of all campsites and out.... there must be enough room for emergency vehicles to access all camp areas and there are public access areas around the reservoir, do not park near docks, launch's, etc... and then leave and go out on water, if needed your vehicle will be towed at your expense... there are many free parking areas to leave your rigs/trailers as to not block campsites and/or access areas ( gazebo park, the parking lot across from the office)
* Extinguish your fire before leaving and PACK OUT all your garbage.
* PACK IT IN< PACK IT OUT IF you leave garbage on your site after your departure, you will be charged for clean up.
* Your children are your responsibility
* Law enforcement will be called in after two warnings.
* Quiet TIme is 10 pm to 7 am.
* Check out time is 2 PM
* Check in time is 4 pm
Thank you