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Hells Canyon, the deepest canyon in North America, is an amazing place. There are trails on the... read more

Reviewed October 24, 2018
Riggins, Idaho
Hells Canyon is as hot as...

In the summer add 10 degrees to what the temperature is predicted. This is one HOT place! Nice to... read more

Reviewed July 20, 2018
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A spectacular gorge with a river running through it which is perfect for jet boats and white-water rafting.
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Reviewed October 24, 2018

Hells Canyon, the deepest canyon in North America, is an amazing place. There are trails on the canyon walls in some places to show how the miners, ranchers traveled if not by boat. Wonderful history in this area with some structures still standing. Many books...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed July 20, 2018 via mobile

In the summer add 10 degrees to what the temperature is predicted. This is one HOT place! Nice to look at but I would stay at Halfway, it is cooler and beautiful.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank jerkjunkie
Reviewed July 7, 2018 via mobile

Nature was amazing. The cliffs on either side of the river are dramatic and the water has some cool drop offs. There is reported a lot of wildlife although we didn’t see any until we got back on land. We saw a bear cub across...More

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank lhkoregon
Reviewed May 28, 2018

Spent two beautiful nights. Wonderful accommodation to use when doing jet boat tour, same company. Neat and "clean"!, roomy and very comfortable. Hosts were very accommodating and gracious. Breakfast was excellent. Dinner dining is quite a distance away, so we brought microwave/barbeque stuff and did...More

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank straman
Reviewed October 10, 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

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank David D
Reviewed September 20, 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!

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank CO2girl
Reviewed August 23, 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

Date of experience: August 2017
Thank dransier
Reviewed July 23, 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.

Date of experience: July 2017
1  Thank Deborah W
Reviewed October 2, 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

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Engineerman66
Reviewed July 12, 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

Date of experience: June 2016
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