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RIVERSIDE MOTEL WELCOMES YOU

Riverside Motel welcomes you to the beautiful Clearwater River Valley. Our facility is located conveniently on U.S. Highway 12, an All American Road. Orofino, Idaho is the gateway to a wealth of activities for a wide variety of interests. Whether you are coming to fish for the mighty steelhead or ...

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THE RICH HISTORY OF CLEARWATER COUNTY

Riverside Motel resides in a beautiful area in Idaho filled with a rich history. We are located in Orofino, Idaho in Clearwater County. Clearwater County, Idaho was established 1911 after the beautiful Clearwater River that runs through it. In 1805, a couple of guys–the famous Lewis and Clark; you may ...

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CLEARWATER STEELHEAD FISHING SEASON IS HERE!

October 15th was the start of Steelhead fishing season on Clearwater Rivers North, South and Middle fork. The fish are plentiful and the water is ready for this season of fishing sport! Please remember that you need a permit to fish on the river, resident and non-residents alike. Visit a ...

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MULESHOE PAINTBALL PARK–FAMILY FUN IN OROFINO

Orofino is not only a fishing and wildlife hotspot, if you are wondering what else we gave to offer, Orofino features many kid friendly activities so that is fun for the whole family. Near Dworshak Dam, right in Clearwater River Valley we have the Muleshoe Paintball Park. The paintball park ...

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THE RIVERSIDE MOTEL ATTRACTIONS

The Riverside Motel located near Orofino, Idaho is your premier lodging destination in the Clearwater River Valley. Our fishing motel is under new ownership and management and has recently been renovated to accommodate your family`s vacation needs. We offer wireless internet, welcome your pets (please check rates) and are a ...

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Winter Activities in Orofino, Idaho

Orofino, Idaho is a four season destination in the heart of Idaho`s scenic splendor. Nestled in a valley between the Clearwater River and Dworshak Reservoir, Orofino has indoor and outdoor activities to satisfy every member of your family. During the winter months visitors can be found in the Clearwater National ...

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Great Blue Heron Nesting

In February and early March here at The Riverside Motel and surrounding area you can observe the great blue herons building their colonies in the tall trees near the Clearwater River bank or possibly on an island in the Dworshak Reservoir. These colonies, called heronries, can have anywhere from 5-500 ...

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Dworshak Reservoir Info

The Dworshak Reservoir and Dam were completed in 1973 as part of a $327 million project for flood control, hydropower generation, outdoor recreation, and fish and wildlife preservation. The reservoir occupies 19,000 acres with 184 miles of shore line and is considered Orofino, Idaho`s water playground. Boasting boating, hiking, camping, ...

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