Chronic Wasting Disease - Sample Drop-off Locations

Locations and information for submitting samples to test for Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) in Idaho

This page lists the locations designated for seasonal Chronic Wasting Disease (CWD) sampling/testing drop-off locations.

For the best experience, please review the instructions for the location you plan to visit. Locations change as need and sampling efforts change. Please call ahead with questions.

In addition to these locations, Idaho Fish and Game operates roadside check stations which are used to monitor populations and sample for wildlife health concerns including CWD. Please contact your regional office for information on these times and locations.

NOTE: If you're planning to visit a regional office, consider calling ahead to make sure that staff are available.

CWD Sampling Locations

CWD Sampling Locations

Panhandle Region

Panhandle Region
Name of Location County

Panhandle Regional Office

  • Dates:
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. PT. Closed on state holidays.
Kootenai Panhandle Region

WaterLife Discovery Center - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/01/2022 to 01/01/2023
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Bonner Panhandle Region

Heyburn State Park - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/01/2022 to 01/01/2023
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Benewah Panhandle Region

Kingston Kwikstop - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/01/2022 to 01/01/2023
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Shoshone Panhandle Region

Clearwater Region

Clearwater Region
Name of Location County

Highway 95 & Old Highway 95 - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Slate Creek Dumpster Site - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Hells Canyon Recreation Office - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Mile Marker 23 - Kooskia Gravel Pit - Check Station

  • Dates: 10/14/2022 to 10/17/2022
  • Availability: October 14 - 17. 10 a.m. to Sunset
Idaho Clearwater Region

Mile Marker 23 - Kooskia Gravel Pit - Check Station

  • Dates: 11/18/2022 to 11/21/2022
  • Availability: November 18-21, 10 a.m. to Sunset
Idaho Clearwater Region

Cottonwood Historic Site - Check Station

  • Dates: 10/14/2022 to 10/17/2022
  • Availability: Mandatory Check Station October 14 - 17, 10 a.m.- Sunset
Idaho Clearwater Region

Cottonwood Historic Site - Check Station

  • Dates: 11/18/2022 to 11/21/2022
  • Availability: Mandatory Check Station November 18 - 21, 10 a.m.- Sunset
Idaho Clearwater Region

Cottonwood Historic Site - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: Head Barrel available from August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Tolo Lake - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/11/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 11, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Camas Pairie Vet Clinic - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Camas Pairie Vet Clinic - Sample Site

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: October 10, 2022 - December 31, 2022 Saturday - Monday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. During Hunting Season
Idaho Clearwater Region

Clearwater Regional Office

  • Dates:
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m PT. Closed on holidays.
Nez Perce Clearwater Region

Mt. Idaho Grade and Highway 14 - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Mile Marker 23 - Kooskia Gravel Pit - Head Barrel collection location

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: August 31, 2022 - December 31, 2022
Idaho Clearwater Region

Southwest Region

Southwest Region
Name of Location County

New Meadows - ITD Facility - Freezer

  • Dates: 09/15/2022 to 12/22/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Adams Southwest Region

Brundage Mountain Road - Barrel

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 12/22/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Adams Southwest Region

Warren Wagon Road at Burgdorf Junction - Barrel

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 12/22/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Adams Southwest Region

Hazard Creek Road - Barrel

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 12/22/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Southwest Region

Denney Creek Road - Barrel

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 12/22/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Southwest Region

New Meadows - ITD Facility - Sample Site

  • Dates: 10/22/2022 to 11/27/2022
  • Availability: Sample site station available on the dates below, from 10 a.m. to dark. October 22 -23 October 29 -30 November 5 - 6 November 12 - 13 November 19 -20 November 26 -27
Adams Southwest Region

Midvale - Check Station

  • Dates: 10/15/2022 to 10/16/2022
  • Availability: Saturday and Sunday, October 15th & 16th, 2022 10 a.m. - Dark both days
Washington Southwest Region

Southwest (McCall) Regional Office

  • Dates:
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT. Closed on state holidays. Freezer available outside the office, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Valley Southwest Region

Southwest (Nampa) Regional Office

  • Dates: 08/12/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: This location will have a 24/7 head and sample drop-off site that will consist of a chest freezer located on the east side of the office under the carport. The office will also provide staffed sampling Monday through Friday 8 a.m. - 5 p.m. except during holidays.
Canyon Southwest Region

Magic Valley Region

Magic Valley Region
Name of Location County

Rock Creek General Store

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Twin Falls Magic Valley Region

Rogerson Service

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Twin Falls Magic Valley Region

Farmers Corner

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Cassia Magic Valley Region

Malta Fuel Depot

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Cassia Magic Valley Region

Magic Valley Regional Office

  • Dates: 08/22/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Jerome Magic Valley Region

Southeast Region

Southeast Region
Name of Location County

Soda Springs ITD Shed - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 12/04/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Caribou Southeast Region

Rockland - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 12/04/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Power Southeast Region

Southeast Regional Office

  • Dates:
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT. Closed on state holidays.
Bannock Southeast Region

Port of Entry - North Bound I-15 - Check Station

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 10/23/2022
  • Availability: Check station available on the dates below, from 8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. October 10 October 15-16 October 22-23
Bannock Southeast Region

Southeast Regional Office - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 10/23/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Bannock Southeast Region

Montpelier ITD Shed - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 12/04/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Bear Lake Southeast Region

Preston ITD Shed - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 12/04/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Franklin Southeast Region

Upper Snake Region

Upper Snake Region
Name of Location County

Upper Snake Regional Office

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT. Closed on state holidays.
Bonneville Upper Snake Region

Medicine Road - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/01/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Clark Upper Snake Region

Crooked Creek Road - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Clark Upper Snake Region

Red Road Barrel - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Fremont Upper Snake Region

Sand Creek - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Fremont Upper Snake Region

Dry Creek - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Clark Upper Snake Region

Stoddard Creek - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Clark Upper Snake Region

Idmon Road/3 Mile - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/05/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Clark Upper Snake Region

Upper Snake Regional Office - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/25/2022 to 10/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Bonneville Upper Snake Region

Salmon Region

Salmon Region
Name of Location County

Salmon Regional Office

  • Dates:
  • Availability: Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. MT. Closed on state holidays.
Lemhi Salmon Region

North Fork General Store - Drop-off

  • Dates: 08/30/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Leadore Stage Stop - Drop-off

  • Dates: 08/30/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Challis / Stephens Gulch Check Station - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 10/16/2022
  • Availability: October 10, 15-16. 10 A.M. MST to Sundown.
Custer Salmon Region

Salmon Regional Office - Drop-off

  • Dates: 08/31/2022 to 12/31/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Stephens Gulch - Drop-off

  • Dates: 08/30/2022 to 11/30/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Lower Loon Airstrip - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/15/2022 to 11/18/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Cougar Ranch Airstrip - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/15/2022 to 11/18/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Thomas Creek Airstrip - Drop-off

  • Dates: 09/15/2022 to 11/18/2022
  • Availability: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week
Lemhi Salmon Region

Carmen Check Station - Drop-off

  • Dates: 10/10/2022 to 10/16/2022
  • Availability: October 10, 15-16. 10 A.M. MST to Sundown.
Lemhi Salmon Region