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Winter Activities in Madison County

Madison County is home to Brigham Young University-Idaho, and as many college communities, there are lots of fun activities for everyone to enjoy.

Here are the top three winter activities in Madison County:

BYU-Idaho Outdoor Activities Adventures

For new BYU-Idaho students, the frozen tundra of Rexburg might not seem like fun on a cold winter morning; however, for seasoned veterans, there are plenty of outdoor adventures to take.

The BYU-Idaho Outdoor Recreation Center offers a variety of excursions each semester in which students and staff may participate. According to the group’s Facebook page, some examples of activities you can participate in during the winter semester include:

  • Cross Country SKiing
  • Fat Biking
  • Ice Fishing
  • Snowshoeing
  • Ice Skating
  • And Much More!

To learn more about how you can sign up for these activities, visit BYU-I Student Activities website.

Play Indoor Paintball at Splatters

If the weather is too cold for you to play outside, stop by Splatters War Zone. This indoor paintball facility in Rexburg offers players—both novice and expert—two arenas in which they can play with their friends. 

With a variety of deals every day of the week and equipment rentals, Splatters is a fun activity for a group of roommates or a family.

To learn more about Splatters War Zone, visit their website.

Sledding at Smith Park in Rexburg

Smith Park is popular year round; however, once winter comes, the park is filled with sledders. The park is located just off of the main road in Rexburg, and is easily accessible to both students and members of the community.

Top three winter activities in Madison County

This content is sponsored by The Ivy, a BYU-Idaho approved housing complex in Rexburg.