All tours begin and end
below Hells Canyon Dam at Hells Canyon Boat Launch
Coming from the
Leave Interstate 84 at Baker City, Exit 302 (Hells Canyon) and go east on
Highway 86 to Oxbow.** Allow 2 1/2 hours from Baker City.
from the East Leave Interstate 84 at
Exit 3, Highway 95, (50 miles west of Boise) to Cambridge, Idaho. From
Cambridge take Highway 71 to Oxbow.** Allow 2 1/2 hours from
Coming from Joseph, Oregon Go east 8 miles towards Imnaha. Turn
right on Wallowa Mountain Byway (USFS Road #39) to Oregon Highway
86. Turn left to Oxbow.** Allow 3 hours from Joseph.
Coming from McCall,
Allow 3 hours to launch by way of Highway 95 south from New Meadows
junction to Cambridge; take Highway 71 to Oxbow.**
** Upon arriving in the canyon at
follow Hells Canyon Dam Road on the Idaho side to Hells Canyon Dam. Cross the
dam and follow signs to Launch site below Hells Canyon Recreation Visitor
Center. Please plan to arrive 30 minutes early.