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Arrowrock Dam and Reservoir

Idaho Highway 21, Boise, ID 83712
+1 208-373-4007
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Fantastic Scenery en Route

We went for a drive on a gorgeous Saturday and ended up in the area. The dam itself is nothing... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
David T
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Shreveport, Louisiana, United States
It's a dam. What do you want?

It's NOT Lucky Peak. That means little parking, one-lane gravel/dirt roads frequently driven by... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
WhereDoIGoNow
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Boise, Idaho
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Idaho Highway 21, Boise, ID 83712
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+1 208-373-4007
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We went for a drive on a gorgeous Saturday and ended up in the area. The dam itself is nothing special, but the surrounding nearby countryside is one of the prettiest areas we have ever seen.

Thank David T
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

It's NOT Lucky Peak. That means little parking, one-lane gravel/dirt roads frequently driven by half-drunk lunatics with boat trailers, and primitive areas. It also means the fishing, scenery and quiet is (not counting the aforementioned trailers) unspoiled and not flooded with people. So this isn't...More

1  Thank WhereDoIGoNow
Reviewed 23 March 2017

It's a scenic drive I highly recommend. Great for a meditative drive to relax and clear the mind.;).

1  Thank Tl D
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

This is great for a Sunday drive or just a quite, peaceful afternoon outing. It's great for fishing, camping, and exploring. The roads are rugged and one lane gravel for part of the trip - also curvy roads, so not for the squimish or faint...More

Thank Rlboise
Reviewed 4 February 2017

What can you actually say about a dam? It is bigger than some and smaller than some. If you are new to Boise you need to go see it so when people mention it you will know what they are talking about. If I were...More

Thank drtom100
Reviewed 29 January 2017

A quick escape from Boise. On a weekday in the summer few people are up there and you have the place to yourself. A kayak does just fine. When the water levels go down you get lots of interesting features exposed.

Thank Craig B
Reviewed 17 September 2016

Not far from the east end of Boise, this dam is easily reached in 20 minutes. Lovely desert environment and a great place for photographers.

Thank Rowerbabe
Reviewed 20 July 2016

The reservoir is little more than a place to store water for Boise. Without a boat this lake has little to offer. If your visiting and looking for scenic view, do yourself a favor and just drive to McCall

1  Thank Rich B
Reviewed 7 June 2016

What a beautiful place to visit....everything is so clean around there. Great seeing so much water pouring through it! Found out that this dam was built prior to the Hoover Dam which was "supposedly" designed after this one.

Thank janet583
Reviewed 26 April 2016

Don't know that I'll ever get used to narrow, winding dirt roads but man is it pretty out there. Super short drive from downtown. People camp and fish on the beach/shore of the reservoir. Great for an afternoon picnic, fishing, or camping. I'm a fan.

Thank jmbudihas
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Randy S
How many Kokanee can you catch in a day? What's the bait to use for them? Do you troll for them? When does the season open for them? How many days can you camp at Lucky Peak camp ground and does it have any hook ups? How would I get there from Nampa, ID?
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