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Lucky Peak State Park, Boise

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Lucky Peak State Park is a public recreation area covering a total of 240 acres (97 ha) on and near Lucky Peak Lake approximately ten miles (16 km) east of Boise in Ada County, Idaho. The state park has three units: Discovery Park off State Highway 21, a roadside park for picnicking and fishing in the Boise River; Sandy Point at the base of the Lucky Peak Dam, with sandy beach and calm waters for wading and swimming; and the Spring Shores unit with boat ramps and marina at the northern end of the lake. The park was created in 1956 by agreement with the United States Army Corps of Engineers, following completion of the Lucky Peak Dam. The park is also home to the Lucky Peak Dam Zeolite Occurrence.
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  • I had no idea how dog friendly this park is! It was wonderful for my dog and myself and my partner. Really beautiful sandy area than a nice fun rocky area to climb than a nice green grass area there.....  more
    I had no idea how dog friendly this park is! It was wonderful for my dog and myself and my partner. Really beautiful sandy area than a nice fun rocky area to climb than a nice green grass area there.....  more »
  • Great place for paddleboarding. Easy to get in and out. Great place for beginners and family friendly activities. 
    Great place for paddleboarding. Easy to get in and out. Great place for beginners and family friendly activities.  more »
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  • Such a great destination, just 25 minutes from downtown Boise! Picturesque both the drive and the park itself, gorgeous backdrops paired with a soothing sound of running water. Please make a reservation for their bbq area ( theirs is a big gazebo to guarantee plenty of shade ) for group parties! There’s a fantastic walking and biking path that is smooth and protected with a rail on one side. Bathrooms were clean and the daily fee to use the park was seven dollars. Make sure to bring cash for the service fee. So go, what are you waiting for! You won’t regret it!
  • Love it here, always beautiful, almost ZERO trash...a real gem and just a quick drive from downtown Boise when u just wanna "get away" from the city!

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