If you’re lucky, you can reserve a campsite at Wilderness Gateway Campground. It will likely be full, which means that every available inch of pullouts along highway 12 will be used for camping. There’s usually a movie night showing carnage reels of previous Lochsa River Madness weekends that is played at Wilderness Gateway Campground.
Hanging out at Lochsa Falls is the spot to be if you’re not on the water. This is where the action is as you’ll see kayak, raft and other craft try to punch through the v-wave, with many being unsuccessful. This is located at road mile 114.1
Lochsa River Madness videos
There are plenty of Lochsa River Madness videos online showing the debauchery and whitewater carnage. Here are some of our favorites: