Porthill / Rykerts Border Crossing – ID Hwy 1 / BC Hwy 21
Porthill / Rykerts Port Information
- U.S. Port Hours of Operation – 7:00 AM-11:00 PM, Seven Days A Week (7)
- Canadian hours of operation are seasonal: listed as 8:00 am to midnight, 7 days a week, First Saturday in November to second Saturday in March and 7:00 am to 11:00 pm, 7 days a week, Second Sunday in March to first Sunday in November
- Canadian Commercial Services are available 8:00 am to 4:00 pm, Monday to Friday (except holidays)
- The hours of operation for border crossings with limited service hours such as this one can change so you should call the border office or otherwise confirm it’s hours of operation.
Map of Porthill / Rykerts Border Crossing Area
To view the traffic conditions at the Porthill / Rykerts border crossing, select “View Larger Map” and turn on the traffic layer.
Current Road Conditions in Idaho and British Columbia
We have special pages showing all current road advisories for the State of Montana and the Province of British Columbia. These pages show problems such as roadway accidents, snow or ice, lane closures or blockages, construction, road restrictions, traffic problems, and roadwork around the border crossing.
Travel Tips for the Porthill / Rykerts Border Crossing
- Here is a handy link to hotels near the border in Bonners Ferry and Sandpoint, Idaho and here is another link to hotels on the Canadian side of the port near Cranbrook, Canada.
- You can get current road condition information in Idaho by calling 511 or 888-432-7623.
- To hear current road conditions in British Columbia you can call (800)-550-4997.
- Northwest Duty Free Stores is found at this border crossing although it is apparently small and easy to miss. Telephone: (208) 267-5662.
- GPS coordinates – Latitude & Longitude: 48.99994, -116.49965
Telephone Numbers for the Border Customs Offices at Porthill / Rykerts
- Porthill U.S. Customs Office Telephone Number: (208) 267-5309
- To contact Canadian Customs or other border patrol services at this port call the Canadian Border Information Service (BIS) which can answer your questions or transfer you directly to the Canadian port.
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