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Pink House Recreation Site

This large site on the Clearwater River features developed camping, a boat launch, group facilities, a day use area and renowned steelhead fishing.  It is located along the Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail.


5 miles west of Orofino, Idaho, Highway 12 | Driving Directions




  • Developed site
  • Campground - 15 sites full hookup RV sites with water, electricity 30 AMP service, sewer, picnic tables, fire rings. 3 tent campsites.
  • Day use area with picnic tables and BBQ grills
  • Drinking water
  • Boat ramp - concrete
  • Vault toilets - 3
  • Flush toilets - 2
  • Parking area
  • NO RV dump station
  • Open year-round
  • Fees - Camping $18 per night per camper for RV full hookups, tent camping $10 per night/$4 per extra vehicle not in tow per night. Camping only allowed at designated numbered camp sites. Federal Interagency Access Pass provides for a 50% discount off the camping fees for card holder and their vehicle. 
    - Each campsite unit is defined as: 1 vehicle or 1 rv/camper and/or multiple tents per campsite. Any additional rv/camper at a campsite is $18 per rv/camper per night, and any additional vehicles not in tow are $4 per vehicle per night.
    - First come, first served- no reservations
    - Campground fees must be paid within 30 minutes after occupying site.
    - All fees collected are used at this site for improvements and maintenance
  • Dogs must be on a leash (6 feet or less)
  • Garbage disposal on site. Disposal of any household or industrial refuse or waste brought in from private or municipal property is prohibited and subject to fines.
  • Group day use pavilions, exclusive use: $25 per day (small), $50 per day (large) (to reserve call 208-962-3245).
  • Permits are required for commercial recreation use and competitive events. Organized group activities and events may also require a permit. Contact the Cottonwood Field Office at 208-962-3245 for more information.

RV at one of the campsites at Pink House Clearwater River - Scenery from Pink House recreation site

Pink House Recreation Site