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September 2021:

Due to a shortage in office staff, if you are needing boating, snowmobile or OHV registrations, please call the visitor’s center at (208) 436-1258 before you come out to the park to ensure someone will be here to help you.

Boating on Lake Walcott will close after October 31st. Launching docks for all boating has been removed due lowering of water levels for maintenance on the American Falls Dam.

Sites will be first come, first serve starting October 16th.

Please click here to see the irrigation schedule for the park. 


Park Reservations
By phone: 1-888-9-CAMPID or 1-888-922-6743

Location: 11 NE of Rupert, ID | 86 miles W of Pocatello, ID | 133 miles W of Idaho Falls, ID | 78 miles E of Boise, ID | 191 miles N of Salt Lake City, UT


  • Boat Ramp/Launch
  • Charcoal Grills
  • Dump station
  • Electricity
  • Fire Rings
  • Firewood Sales
  • Flush toilets
  • Indoor Restrooms
  • Indoor Showers
  • Life Jacket Loaner Station
  • Picnic Areas


  • Cabins
  • Group Camp
  • RV Campsites
  • Tent Campsites

Boating: Ramps and docks for day-use

Trail Types: Hike, bike, cross country ski, paved paths

ADA Accessibility features:

  • ADA Boat Ramp
  • ADA Cabin
  • ADA Campsite
  • ADA Restroom
  • ADA Trail

Acreage: 65

Elevation: 4,200

Coordinates: 42.6747, -113.4836

Groups: Shelters and campsites for large groups

Overnight: 22 serviced, 18 standard, 1 group, 2 cabins

Nearby: Miles of ATV trails, Minidoka Falls, Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge, Rupert Country Club golf course, Rupert Historic District, Minidoka County Historical Museum, Shoshone Falls

Rent or Buy: Nature Store with disc golf supplies for sale

Learn: Interpretive areas, nature programs, First Time Adventure Program

Pets: Yes

Visitor Center: Yes

Museum Available: No

Current Conditions

Contact the Park

Address: 959 E Minidoka Dam
Rupert, ID 83350
Phone: (208) 436-1258
Hours of Operation: Day-use locations within state parks are open from 7 am to 10 pm, per Idaho state code 26.01.20 (5). Day-use hours may change based on park manager discretion.

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