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Advisory Committees Rating Meeting

The committees will rate grant applications for possible funding in the next cycle of awards. The meeting begins on Monday, March 13, 2023 at 10 a.m. in the Summit Room at the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, 5657 Warm Springs Ave., Boise 83716, and is scheduled to run through March 16. Please see the agenda for details. Call 208-514-2431 for additional details.


IDPR Seeking Grants – Recreational Trails Program (RTP) Grant

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation announces that a Recreational Trails Program Grant Applications will be submitted for one over snow groomer that will be replaced in the 2024 season.  The grant request is for $315,000 for the purchase of one over snow groomer in Fremont County.  Written comments or letters should be sent to Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation, Attn: Michael Robinson, 5657 Warm Springs Ave, Boise, ID 83716

If you have any comments or questions related to this project or the application, please contact Michael Robinson, OHV Program Supervisor, at (208) 514-2413 or

Pasture for Lease – Castle Rocks State Park

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation is offering 165 AUM for cattle grazing at Castle Rocks State Park – Ranch Unit (CRSP). The Ranch Unit allotment is mostly irrigated pasture. Up to 55 cow/calf pair may be turned out on CRSP pasture on June 1, 2023, and remain until August 31, 2022 (approximately 3 months).* Dates may vary due to forage availability.

This lease is for the 2023 season only. Minimum bid is $5,775 ($35.00 per AUM). A $2,000,000 Aggregate Insurance is required (request details prior to bidding). Lessee will be responsible for preliminary and routine fence maintenance. Fences are currently in good condition. Repairs must be completed and inspected prior to turnout. For additional requirements, please request a copy of the unsigned 2023 lease agreement.

Bids must be based on the full 165 AUM. One quarter of the total bid price is to be paid prior to turn out. The remainder is payable in equal amounts on July 1, July 31, and August 31, 2023. Sealed bids will be accepted prior to 3 p.m., Monday, March 20, 2023. A public bid opening will take place at the City of Rocks Visitor Center at 3 p.m., March 20. In the event of a tie, top bidders will be offered an opportunity to increase their sealed bid.

Bids may be hand delivered or mailed to:
Castle Rocks State Park
Attention: Sealed Bid
P.O. Box 169
3035 Elba-Almo Road
Almo, ID 83312

For more information please contact:
Tara McClure-Cannon, Acting Park Manager
208-824-5911 office

*Depending on conditions and the availability of feed, the AUM may be decreased and final price adjusted.

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