Deadwood Reservoir

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Deadwood Reservoir

Idaho

(208) 259-3361

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Overview

Deadwood Reservoir is formed by Deadwood Dam which is part of the Boise Project. Recreation on this 4.5 square mile (3,000-acre) reservoir with 21 miles of shoreline is managed by the Boise National Forest, (Boise National Forest map). Hiking, boating, camping, and fishing are the major recreation activities at Deadwood Reservoir, located high in the mountains northwest of Boise.

Available fish species include Atlantic, Chinook, and kokanee salmon, and rainbow and cutthroat trout. The Idaho state record Atlantic salmon (13 lb. & 4 oz., 29 3/4 inches) was taken in 1995 from Deadwood reservoir. Season open year-round but access limited to isolated in winter. Reservoir acre feet and total reservoir capacity and cubic feet/second release rates for rivers below Boise & Payette River Basins reservoirs and select river locations are updated daily and graphically provided. Site offers: restroom, boat ramp, campground, and swimming.

Access is via the Warm Lake Road from Cascade and about 25 miles of improved dirt road. Access may not be available until mid-June.

Map of Deadwood Reservoir

Latitude, Longitude: 44.310538, -115.665638

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Activities

  • Boating

    Boat ramp.

  • Camping

    Campground with restroom.

  • Fishing

    Available species include Atlantic, Chinook, and kokanee salmon, and rainbow and cutthroat trout. The Idaho state record Atlantic salmon (13 lb. & 4 oz., 29 3/4 inches) was taken in 1995 from Deadwood reservoir.

  • Hiking

    Great hiking from the reservoir.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed in designated locations around the reservoir.

  • Picnicking

    Great picnic spots surround the reservoir.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming, boating and fishing.

Directions

Driving

Access is via the Warm Lake Road from Cascade and about 25 miles of improved dirt road. Access may not be available until mid-June.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(208) 259-3361

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