Preliminary work activities, including snow removal, for the ID-55 construction between Smiths Ferry and the Rainbow Bridge will start March 8. Drivers can expect daytime work with a 15-minute delay through March 12.
Spring construction will start on March 15. Expect full road closures Monday-Thursday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
For more information and to sign up for email updates and text alerts, visit itdprojects.org/id55smithsferry.
Location: 75 miles N of Boise, ID | 293 miles S of Spokane, WA | 418 miles NW of Salt Lake City, UT
- Boat Ramp/Launch
- Charcoal Grills
- Dump station
- Fire Rings
- Firewood Sales
- Flush toilets
- Group Picnic Shelter
- Indoor Restrooms
- Indoor Showers
- Picnic Areas
- Swimming - Lake/River
- Vault Toilets
- Water - Drinking
- Group Camp
- RV Campsites
- Tent Campsites
Winter Groomed Nordic Track(s): Yes
Trail Types: Hike, bike, Nordic
ADA Accessibility features:
- ADA Boat Ramp
- ADA Campsite
- ADA Restroom
- ADA Yurt
Coordinates: 44.5077, -116.0304
Groups: Shelters at Big Sage and Poison Creek, camping at Snowbank, yurts at Osprey Point, conference room at the Visitors Center
Overnight: 164 standard, 83 serviced (7 ADA), 32 primitive, 2 group camps (1 group yurt area, with 3 yurts and group camping at Snowbank)
Nearby: Whitewater Park, public pool and fitness center, whitewater rafting, golf, alpine & Nordic ski, snowmobiling, recreational vehicle trails
Rent or Buy: Kayak and stand-up-paddleboard rental available at Van Wyck Boat Ramp. Check with office for availability. Be sure to stop by the new retail store at the Visitors Center.
Wifi Info: Yes, hotspots at the Ridgeview and Poison Creek campgrounds, and at the Visitors Center.
Learn: Junior Ranger programs, summer workshops, First Time Adventure Program, Experience Idaho Loaner Backpacks
Visitor Center: Yes
Museum Available: No