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PARK UPDATE:

September Update:

On 9/15 The Spring Shores Boat Ramps became inaccessible and are currently CLOSED due to low water, we are hopeful that waters may rise in October and the West boat launch will be accessible again. USACE Turner Gulch Boat Launch is the only launch accessible right now.

Dogs are not permitted at Sandy Point until Oct. 1, 2021. Dogs are permitted, on leash, at Spring Shores Marina and Discovery Park.

Sandy Point hours: 

  • Weekdays 8am-4pm
  • Weekend of 10/2 & 10/3 : 8am-6pm
  • Starting 10/4,  7 days a Week : 8am-4pm

If you like fun in the sun, the beach at Sandy Point is the place for you and your family. Enjoy a dip in the cool water after a scenic bike ride on the Boise River Greenbelt! This 34-acre site at the base of Lucky Peak Dam features a large sandy swimming area complete with water toys and two beach volleyball courts. Sandy Point offers lots of cool grass and shady trees. 

Hours of Operation

Beginning Sept 7, 2021:

  • Weekdays 8 am – 4 pm
  • Weekends: 8 am – 7 pm

If unsure, please call the park for current operating hours. (208) 334-2432

Paddleboard Rentals

Paddleboard rentals are available at through Paddleboard Idaho, located within Sandy Point: (208) 991-0039

What is Not Allowed at Sandy Point?

  • Pets are not allowed at Sandy Point.
  • Glass containers and fishing are prohibited.
  • No hard bottom boats in the swimming area (we recommend Discovery Park for fun in the water). 

What’s at Sandy Beach?

  • Restrooms
  • Changing areas
  • Showers
  • Charcoal grills
  • Picnic tables 
  • Disc golf (New!)

Sandy Point is first come, first served and does not accept reservations.

Current Conditions

Contact the Park

Address: 74 Arrowrock Rd
Boise, ID 83716
Phone: (208) 334-2432
Hours of Operation: Discovery Park and Spring Shores Hours: Sunrise to Sunset, daily | Sandy Point Hours: Weekdays 8 am - 4 pm Weekends: 8 am - 7 pm | People and property must leave at closing.

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