Class V Owyhee River, OR

Owyhee Wild & Scenic River (The Idaho/Oregon State boundary to Owyhee Reservoir (Excluding the Rome Valley between China Gulch and Crooked Creek))

Outstanding recreation abounds in the canyon, including rafting, drift boating, kayaking, hiking, photography, nature study, fishing, hunting and camping. The Owyhee is recognized nationally as a prime early-season whitewater destination, popular for commercial and non-commercial river runners.

Section Details

Trip Length Multiday, 120.0 Miles
Notes Portable toilet, firepan and Idaho invasive species sticker required. 15 person max group size.
Fishing Yes
Camping Yes
Permit Yes
Manager Bureau of Land Management, Vale District
Wild & Scenic Yes
Water Trail No
Partner Information https://www.blm.gov/programs/national-conservation-lands/idaho/owyhee-wsr Boater guide https://www.blm.gov/sites/blm.gov/files/documents/files/Media-Center_Public-Room_Idaho_Bruneau-Jarbidge-Owyhee_BoaterGuide.pdf
https://www.rivers.gov/rivers/owyhee-id.php
Description American Whitewater