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10/1/20: Attention Campers: After September 30th, the park will become walk-up only, also known as First-Come, First-Serve. Reservations will no longer be accepted. Water to the RV loop and showers shutdown in mid-October.

  • Despite colder night temperatures settling in, there will still be restrooms by the boat docks and by the klebe shelter. Sorry for any inconvenience.
  • Reservations for the 9-month reservation window will begin Dec. 10, 2020.
  • Be advised that motorized boating has been shut down for the season.

Click here to read the press release from the Bureau of Reclamation regarding this year’s lowered lake water levels.

The lake will be closing early this year. The Bureau of Reclamation is starting to lower it for Dam maintenance September 1st.

Please click here to read 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

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
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