McKay's Bend Recreation Site

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Overview

McKay’s Bend, which is jointly managed by the BLM and Idaho Fish and Game, is a developed recreation site located along the Clearwater River and Lewis and Clark National Historic Trail. This recreation site offers developed camping for RVs and tents, group facilities, a day use area, showers, flush toilets, and provides river access.

Facilities

  • 14 full hookup RV sites with water, electricity 50 AMP service, sewer, picnic tables, and fire rings
  • 3 large tent campsites with picnic tables and fire rings
  • Showers - 2 (only available to registered campground visitors)
  • Day use area with picnic tables and BBQ grills
  • Drinking water
  • Flush toilets - 2
  • Parking area
  • NO RV dump station
  • Open year-round; first come, first served- no reservations can be made.
  • 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.
  • Campground fees must be paid within 30 minutes after occupying site.
  • Group day use pavilion, exclusive use: $50 per day. To reserve, please call the BLM- Cottonwood Field Office at 208-962-3245.

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Activities

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BOATING
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CAMPING
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FISHING
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WILDLIFE VIEWING
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DAY USE AREA
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PHOTOGRAPHY

Geographic Coordinates

46.4975, -116.7269444

Directions

18 miles east of Lewiston, Idaho at mile post 18.6 on U.S. Highway 12

Fees

  • $18/night per camper for RV full hookups;
  • $10/night for tent camping;
  • $4/night per extra vehicle.

America the Beautiful - Senior Pass or Access Pass holders receive half price for standard amenity fees.