Dent Acres

General Information
Type of Recreation: Camping, Day-Use, and Boating
State: Idaho
County: Clearwater
Administering Office: Dworshak Dam and Reservoir
Location: Dworshak Reservoir, North Fork Clearwater River Mile 15, North River Bank
Highway Directions: 20 miles north of Orofino, Idaho, on Orofino-Elk River Road via Dent Bridge Road.

Camping Area:
Dent Acres Campground

50 Total Sites
49 Pull-Through Sites
Developed Sites
Designated Sites
35-Foot Maximum Vehicle Length
Tent Pads
Hot Showers
Campground Programs
Fire Pits/Grills
Trailer Dump Station
RV Hook-Ups: 50 Electric (50 amp), Water, and Sewer
Camping Fees: $18.00 All Sites.  Reservations can now be made for the campground by calling 1-877-444-6777, or by going online to  Sites 1-7 are closed for the volunteers and 19-24 are first come, first serve.   Dent Acres Fee Booth number is 208-476-9029.

Day-Use Area:
Group Shelter
Flush Toilets/Vault Toilets
Drinking Water
Ice Available
Public Pay Phones
Hiking Trails
Boating: 2-Lane Launch Ramp, usable down to water elevation 1485 msl, subject to reservoir drawdowns.
Handling Dock
Tie-up Dock during Main Season
Marine Pump-Out Station
Life Jacket Loaner Board: Boat Ramp   

Season and Hours of Operation
March - December

Operating Agency
Name: U.S. Army Corps of Engineers
Address: PO Box 48
Ahsahka, Idaho 83520
Phone: 208-476-1255

Distance to Nearest
Hospital: 20 Miles - (Clearwater Valley Hospital, Orofino, Idaho, 208-476-4555)
Grocery Store: 20 Miles
Motel: 17 Miles
Restaurant: 17 Miles
Airport: 21 Miles
Auto Mechanic: 20 Miles

Reservations are accepted for a $25.00 fee per day for the sun shelter at can be made by calling 1-877-477-6777 or by going online to  Pets must be kept on a leash. Hunting is prohibited. Boat launch ramp is usable most spring and summer months down to elevation 1485 msl - subject to reservoir draw-downs. Area closes around the end of November to middle of December or when road becomes impassable due to winter conditions.  Recorded reservoir information can be obtained by calling 1-800-321-3198.


Contact Us

Dworshak Reservoir Natural Resources
P O Box 48
Ahsahka, Idaho 83520
Visitor Center Staff
Marina Information
24-hour Information
Dam Control Room Operator