Hells Gate State Park

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Hells Gate State Park
Idaho State Park
Country  United States
State  Idaho
County Nez Perce
Location Lewiston
 - elevation 733 ft (223 m)
 - coordinates 46°21′17″N 117°2′35″W / 46.35472°N 117.04306°W / 46.35472; -117.04306Coordinates: 46°21′17″N 117°2′35″W / 46.35472°N 117.04306°W / 46.35472; -117.04306
Area 960 acres (388.5 ha)
Founded 1973 [1]
Management Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
IUCN category V - Protected Landscape/Seascape
Location of Hells Gate State Park in Idaho

Hells Gate State Park is a state park of Idaho, USA, at the entrance of Hells Canyon, the deepest canyon in North America. The canyon was carved by the Snake River. Hells Gate has the lowest elevation of an Idaho state park, at 733 feet (223 m) above sea level.


  1. ^ "State Lands in Idaho: History". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Archived from the original on 2013-02-22. Retrieved 2011-03-04. 

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