Lake Walcott

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Lake Walcott

Idaho

(208) 436-1258

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Overview

Lake Walcott State Park is located at the northwest end of the Bureau of Reclamation's Lake Walcott Project, a welcome refuge on the edge of Idaho's high desert. Water skiing, power boating, windsurfing, sailing and bird watching are only a few of the activities that will make your stay at Lake Walcott enjoyable. Camping areas with RV hookups are available. Picnickers enjoy the acres of grass beneath groves of stately eastern hardwoods. Nearby sites of interest include Minidoka Falls near the park, Rupert City Park, and the historic railroad community of Minidoka.

The Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation manages 30 state parks. They also run the registration program for snowmobiles, boats and off-highway vehicles. Money from registrations and other sources goes to develop and maintain trails, facilities and programs statewide for the people who use those vehicles. The agency manages a series of outdoor recreation grant programs that provide facilities and services to a wide variety of recreationists and the local governmental and nongovernmental organizations that serve them.

Map of Lake Walcott (ID)

Latitude, Longitude: 42.666786, -113.407059

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Activities

  • Boating

    Docks and ramps. Windsurfing, sailing and powerboating are popular.

  • Camping

    Developed , Electricity , Max 50' Sites with showers, flush toilets and paved paths.

  • Fishing

    Great fishing available at Lake Walcott.

  • Hiking

    Great trails for hiking.

  • Historic Sites

    Situated close to the historic railroad community of Minidoka.

  • Hunting

    Hunting is allowed in designated areas.

  • Picnicking

    Day use Picnic Pavilions that will accommodate approximately 100 guests each for your party or family reunion.

  • Water Sports

    Water skiing, power boating, windsurfing, sailing, swimming and fishing.

Directions

Driving

From I-84 at Burley take Exit 211, then travel N. on Hwy 24 approximately 11 miles, then travel E. on 400 N. Rd(Minidoka Rd)approximately 5 miles.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(208) 436-1258

Campground reservations

(888) 922-6743

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