Palouse River Upland Game Area

Landowner Notification Not Required. To access this property landowner notification is not required.

Many properties in the Access Yes! program do require landowner notification. Be sure to check before visiting.

Property Contact:
Idaho Fish and Game
Access YES Coordinator
3316 16th St
Lewiston, ID 83501
Phone: (208)799-5010

Directions: These Access Yes! Properties require online signup. Visit to sign up.

Signup Online

From Potlatch go west on Hwy 6, continue south on Hwy 6/Hwy 95 until Hwy 6 turns west towards Palouse, WA. Travel along Hwy 6 for about 2.5 miles and turn left onto Wellesley Rd. Travel along Wellesley Rd for 1.75 miles and turn left onto South River Rd. The access point is on the left just after you cross the bridge. Look for the Access YES! Kiosk

Description: River bottom, Hay, Pasture, Forest and Crops

Private Land: 810 acres
Public Land: No public land is accessible.
Available: 7/1/2019 - 6/30/2022
Access: 5 hunter/mentor pairs per day

Access Restrictions

  • Limited number of persons allowed
  • No vehicle use: foot or equestrian access only
  • No overnight camping
  • No open fires

Youth Access Area
This access area is for youth (under 18) who has completed their hunter education and an accompanied mentor (an adult who possess a valid hunting license).

It is required to sign in and to fill out your daily harvest report at the Kiosk located at the parking area.
If any youth needs a mentor please contact the IDFG Access YES! Manager at 208.799.5010 at least 1 week before you plan to hunt and they will find an available mentor.

**Cattle may be grazing along the river and if present no hunting within 100 yards of cattle.**

Pheasant Hunting Notice

Pheasant stocking and hunting occurs on at least portions of this property. In these stocked areas, an Upland Game Bird Permit is required. View access restrictions, shooting hours, stocking schedules, and more at

Hunting and Fishing Opportunities

Follow links to view hunting opportunities on this property.

Wolf Hunting and Trapping Permissions

  • No wolf trapping or hunting on this parcel