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Hells Canyon

Oxbow, OR 97840
+1 800-422-3568
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Awesome Drive

This out of the way drive has fantastic scenery and the Dams are amazing. We made the drive in one... read more

Reviewed 11 October 2017
David D
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Ontario, Oregon
Rugged, beautiful and deeper than the Grand Canyon!!!

We did the drive today and it is awesome; makes some of our Colorado canyon passes a little paltry... read more

Reviewed 21 September 2017
CO2girl
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Conifer, Colorado
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A spectacular gorge with a river running through it which is perfect for jet boats and white-water rafting.
  • Excellent73%
  • Very good18%
  • Average9%
  • Poor0%
  • Terrible0%
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“snake river” (4 reviews)
“idaho” (2 reviews)
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Oxbow, OR 97840
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Reviewed 11 October 2017

This out of the way drive has fantastic scenery and the Dams are amazing. We made the drive in one day - but plan to go back and stay in one or more of the campgrounds located along the drive. They are all well maintained...More

Thank David D
Reviewed 21 September 2017

We did the drive today and it is awesome; makes some of our Colorado canyon passes a little paltry in comparison. Tomorrow we take a jet boat up the river, so stay tuned!

Thank CO2girl
Reviewed 24 August 2017

Perfect place to stay. The lodge is a Bed and Breakfast. The rooms were huge, clean, and comfortable. The breakfast was delicious. The people running the lodge are friendly and extremely welcoming. My husband and I had a great time visiting with everyone. I would...More

Thank dransier
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Gorgeous scenery & exhilarating ride for an extremely delightful day, and at the end of our trip up the river, four male big horn sheep greeted us as they were coming down for an afternoon drink.

Thank Deborah W
Reviewed 3 October 2016

I have been to Hell's canyon 4 times in the past 18 months. In that time I have both driven through a good portion of the canyon and hiked several of the trails - all in the late summer / early fall time frame. The...More

1  Thank Engineerman66
Reviewed 13 July 2016

This area was much prettier than I expected. The Hells Canyon Overlook was truly amazing. The wildflowers were blooming everywhere, hills were colored in pink, purple, white and yellow. The green hills dotted with trees were looming in the distance. You can drive down to...More

Thank Tyme4relaxing
Reviewed 8 July 2016

I am blessed to only live 17 miles from Hells Canyon and love to visit daily if I can get away from the ranch. There is just something so peaceful about being in the canyon with family and friends and enjoying the views and water.

1  Thank Cindi D
Reviewed 30 June 2016

I've always wanted to visit Hells Canyon and we finally made it. We drove from Ontario OR to Cambridge ID and followed 71 into the canyon. The drive from Cambridge to the Canyon is beautiful, very rural and very little traffic. You first see the...More

3  Thank Paula S
Reviewed 28 June 2016

Canyon lands owned by Idaho power. Great camping for a little price. Fishing up and down the river. Hot in the summer.

Thank RazorNo1
Reviewed 9 October 2015

It was a beautiful drive from Halfway to Oxbow. The scenery is stunning and it is evident that there is little interference here with the wildlife...bears, mountain goats, eagles are all thriving. Highly recommend!

1  Thank jmm665
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