Saturday, March 24, 2012

Deer Creek Reservoir, Clearwater County, Idaho

Small Boats with Motors Allowed

Deer Creek Reservoir is the newest reservoir within the Inland NW in the beautiful Clearwater National Forest. This reservoir is approximately a mile long and 10-20 feet deep. This is a no wake lake (trolling speed) and signage indicates No Personal Watercraft. Vehicle access is restricted from May 20 - Sept. 30, but fishing is allowed year-round. No camping and open fires, but camp stoves are allowed. Directions: From US HWY 12 turn northeast/cross the river to the city of Greer Idaho on HWY 11; continue on HWY 11 to Pierce Idaho. From Pierce travel to Headquarters Idaho. Once in the town of Headquarters, turn left where the road tees onto Forest Service road 247 (follow arrow on sign at T to N. FK. Clearwater R.). As you travel up FS 247, watch to your left for the sign to Deer Creek Reservoir 1.5 miles, then another sign indicating Deer Creek Reservoir Sportsman Access. Maps: View Google Map below...

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