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Ririe Reservoir

226 Meadow Creek Road
Idaho Falls, Idaho 83444
Water Type
Lake, Lake


The Ririe Dam was built for flood control and irrigation. It is emptied each fall for farming needs, but it offers some of the best boating in the summer. Fish can be caught from the boat dock at the bottom of the canyon. Picnic facilities are available in the junipers at the top of Ririe Reservoir with water skiing and fishing within view for all to enjoy.

The body of water in Ririe Lake covers 1,560 acres. The Juniper Park Campground is located at the top of the Ririe Reservoir above the boat ramp.

Boating, Swimming

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