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Holiday Hours Update: The visitor center will only be open Friday the 23rd and Friday the 30th. We’ll be closed otherwise back to normal hours and days starting the 6th of January.

Fall/Winter Update 2022: We are switching to winter hours starting Nov 1, 2022. The Visitor Center will only be open on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday from 9am until 3pm. It will be closed Monday through Thursday.

Ritter Island offers excellent opportunities for photography and birdwatching. Nestled alongside the picturesque Snake River, between two magnificent springs, the property provides a sense of serenity and solitude – the perfect venue for small events and weddings. The site will continue to host the annual Thousand Springs Art Festival that it has become famous for and offering the public the opportunity to tour the existing historic structures.  

There are two perfect houses on the island that can be rented for families wanting to experience the property’s charm. 

Panorama of Ritter Island

Ritter Island Rentals

Stay the night at Thousand Springs! There are two historic overnight rental homes available at Ritter Island: The Rock House and the Yellow House.

Rental Fees

Rock House

  • Resident: $200/night
  • Non-Resident: $220/night

Yellow House

  • Resident: $100/night
  • Non-Resident: $110/night

Learn More

Read about the history and background of Ritter Island from the Nature Conservancy:


Take a Tour

Ritter Island is open Thursday – Monday (closed on Tuesdays and Wednesdays) 10:00 am – 3:00 pm, Memorial Day weekend through Labor Day Weekend. You can take a self guided tour of the barn and walk to Minnie Miller Springs. Volunteers will be there to answer questions you may have. 

Schedule a Tour  

Call Thousand Springs State Park staff: (208) 837-4505.

Rock House Photos

Yellow House Photos

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Contact the Park

Address: 17970 U.S. Hwy 30
Hagerman, ID 83332
Phone: (208) 837-4505
Hours of Operation: Visitor Center is open Friday - Sunday 9am to 3pm | Day-use locations within state parks are open from 7 am to 10 pm, hours may change based on manager's discretion.

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