Lucky Peak Lake
Lucky Peak Lake is located in the foothills of southwestern Idaho on the Boise River, 10 miles southeast of the city of Boise. When full, the lake behind the dam is 12 miles long with 42 miles of shoreline and about 4,200 surface acres of public land. This family oriented Lake provides pleasant day use outings with ample water fun. Recreation opportunities include swimming, fishing, boating, water skiing or a relaxing picnic. Lucky Peak State Park, which includes the three units of Sandy Point, Discovery, and Spring Shores, provides for abundant day use water play and leisure. A marina and other amenities are located at Spring Shores. Nearby Boise provides full amenities with many interesting features and cultural activities to enjoy. State Highway 21, which runs alongside Lucky Peak, is a scenic drive and includes historic towns and other sites along its route. Desert and forested Federal public land abound close-by for a semi-primitive or primitive recreation experience. There are no formal, overnight camping facilities along the lake.
Driving DirectionsFrom Interstate 84 in southwestern Boise, Idaho take State Highway 21 north. The Lake is about 10 miles southeast of Boise. A non-motorized paved green belt trail also connects Boise with Lucky Peak Lake.
For Visitors...The things to do at Lucky Peak Lake are bike riding, boating, fishing, hiking, hunting, water sports, wildlife viewing and learning about the history. Visitors taking a southwest Idaho vacation can find RV spaces here. There's a picnic area and eating places.
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