Dworshak State Park spans a total area of approximately 850 acres of land that is located in Clearwater County, Idaho. The park’s entrance can be found in north-central Idaho about 24 miles northwest of Orofino which is a city along the Orofino Creek and in the northern bank of the Clearwater River. The park was established in 1989 and is governed by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation.
This Idaho state park is divided into three units which include Three Meadows Group Camp, Freeman Creek, and Big Eddy Lodge and Marina. The Dworshak State Park is located along the western shore of the Dworshak Reservoir which was formed by the Dworshak Dam. The land where the park sits is among covered by a lot of trees and open meadows and therefore provides a beautiful picturesque setting for visitors to come and enjoy some recreational time.
Some of the activities offered at the park include fishing, camping, swimming, water-skiing, hiking, interpretive programs, and boating. There are many conveniences that the park has to offer some of which include four camping cabins, marina with 101 boat slips, 105 campsites, flush toilets, volleyball area, horseshoe pits, showers, group shelter, archery range, meeting facility, fish cleaning station, playground, boat ramps, group camp, and hiking trails.
Dogs are allowed into Dworshak State Park, but like other Idaho state parks, some rules are enforced to ensure that the park's resources are protected. First, the dog owner should always keep their pooch on a leash. When the dog is not leashed, then the dog owner should keep their pooch in a secure enclosure. Dog owners are also expected to be aware of the areas of the park that they can and cannot access when they are with their dogs. Also, dog owners are expected to clean up after their pets.