South Fork Owyhee River, Idaho Recreation Area Info & Images

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Directions

From Elko, travel 27 miles north on State Highway 225. Turn west onto State Highway 226 for 40 miles until the pavement ends. Then follow County Rd 728 for 16 miles to the Petan Ranch.

Phone

775-753-0200

Activities

BOATING, CLIMBING, CAMPING, INTERPRETIVE PROGRAMS, FISHING, HIKING, HUNTING, WILDLIFE VIEWING

Campground Reservations

Idaho Campgrounds

Hiking Trails

Idaho Hiking Trails

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The South Fork Owyhee River flows north through the Owyhee desert, joining the river’s East Fork in southwestern Idaho. River-running in rafts and kayaks through the steep-walled canyon is the most popular recreational activity from late March through early June.