Hells Canyon Scenic Byway
Get ready for an unforgettable journey on the Hells Canyon Scenic Byway. This route winds its way along the east side of Hells Canyon—North America’s deepest river gorge—providing travelers with stunning views and ample opportunity to spot wildlife. Make the most of your trip with a guided float trip, whitewater rafting adventure or jet boat tour.
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Road Trip Tips
Turn-by-Turn Directions: Head west from Cambridge on Highway 71 to the Oxbow Bridge near Copperfield, Oregon, then north along the Idaho side of the Snake River to Hells Canyon Dam. A small portion of this route also stretches from the Brownlee Dam to Oxbow, Oregon.
Full services in: Cambridge
Motorcycle Route: Yes
Full services: When gas, food and lodging are available
Whitewater trips, trails, wildlife and more, Hells Canyon Scenic Byway has much to explore.
- Oxbow Dam
- Guided float and jet boat tours on the Snake River
- Hells Canyon Dam
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