AHSAHKA – With the summer recreation season winding down, Dworshak Dam and Reservoir’s Visitor Center hours of operation are set to change.
Off-season hours for the visitor center will be Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and closed on federal holidays. Scheduled school tours are available, but no public tours will be offered.
Due to a staff shortage the week of September 12 through 16, the visitor center will be closed and will reopen on Monday, September 19.
For those seniors 62 years old and older, America the Beautiful Senior passes can be purchased at the Dworshak Visitor Center. This lifetime pass costs $80 and gives holders free day use and a 50% discount off camping in all federal areas. The visitor center has five other passes available that offer a range of discounts: a yearly pass for seniors, a yearly pass for all others, a handicapped pass, and a veteran’s pass. For questions concerning passes and information regarding current conditions call 208-476-1255 during business hours.
For visitors planning for next year’s recreation season, remember that reservations for Dent Acres camping can be made up to six months in advance, and the Dent Group Camping area can be reserved up to a year in advance. To make reservations, call 877-444-6777 or go online to www.recreation.gov.