Lucky Peak State Park

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Lucky Peak State Park

Idaho

(208) 334-2432

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Things To Do

Overview

Three distinct units can be found at this state park, three of which are located near Lucky Peak reservoir just 8 miles east of Boise. Discovery Park is a popular roadside park for picnics, walking your pet or fishing in the Boise River. Sandy Point, at the base of Lucky Peak Dam is most popular for its sandy beach and clear, cool water. Spring Shores offers lakeside access for water enthusiasts by providing two boat ramps, parking, a full-service marina, on-site watercraft rentals and convenience store.

If you like fun in the sun, Sandy Point Beach 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 giant fountain and two beach volleyball courts. This area offers lots of cool grass and shady trees.

Just 8 miles southeast of Boise, Discovery Park is a great place to picnic, fish, and relax among the magnificent trees and the rocky canyons which offer beauty and solitude.

This section of the river is an excellent flat water area often visited by canoeists and kayakers. You can usually see waterfowl, song birds, and even resident owl during the summer while bald eagles are common in the winter.

Available for use are restrooms, picnic tables, grills, and three sheltered picnic pavilions perfect for hosting family reunions, weddings, receptions, or corporate parties.

Map of Lucky Peak (ID)

Latitude, Longitude: 43.530474, -116.057639

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Activities

  • Boating

    Spring Shores offers lakeside access for water enthusiasts by providing two boat ramps, parking, a full-service marina, on-site watercraft rentals and convenience store.

  • Bicycling

    Great trails available for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing.

  • Camping

    Camping available near by.

  • Fishing

    Great fishing in the area.

  • Hiking

    Great trails available for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing.

  • Picnicking

    Discovery Park is a popular roadside park for picnics.

  • Water Sports

    Swimming, boating and fishing.

  • Winter Sports

    Great trails available for hiking, biking, and cross country skiing.

Directions

Driving

From Boise travel E. on I-84,take Exit 57, travel E. on Hwy 21 about 5 miles to Discovery. Continue N. for .5 mile to Sandy Point. Continue N. for 7.5 miles, turn E. on Arrow Rock to Spring Shores.

Phone Numbers

Primary

(208) 334-2432

Campground reservations

(888) 922-6743

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