Harper's Bend Recreation Site


Harpers Bend is a day-use area located along the Clearwater River and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. This site has a developed boat ramp which offers access to the Clearwater River, an area known for world-renowned salmon and steelhead fishing. This site also has a single vault toilet and limited parking for boat trailers. Please note– the boat ramp is not accessible at low water.

Information and Rules

  • Developed site
  • Day use area
  • No fees
  • No overnight camping or campground
  • Boat ramp - concrete
  • Vault toilet - 1
  • Parking area
  • Open year-round
  • “Pack it in - pack it out”
  • Dogs must be on a leash (6 feet or less)

Adventure is at Your Fingertips



Cottonwood Field Office
2 Butte Drive

Geographic Coordinates

46.49111111, -116.45


10 miles west of Orofino, Idaho at mile post 33.9 on Highway 12