Jefferson County Lake

490 N 4000 E
Rigby, ID 83442
Season: May 15- late October (weather dependent)
Hours: 9 am to 10 pm (June thru August)

Jefferson County Lake Closes for the Season October 28.

Walk-in use is welcome. See you in the spring!

Camping

Reservations for the current year become available in January. Watch this website for the link to become active. Camping reservations may be made (and paid for!) online by following this link:

RESERVATION WEBSITE

Pedalboats, Paddleboards, and Kayaks

Did you know you can reserve your pedalboat or kayak online for your day at Jefferson County Lake? Click here to see rates and availablility: Yellowstone Boat Rentals. (Please note: This is an external webpage. The provider of the rentals is a vendor at Jefferson County Lake, and is not employed by Jefferson County.)

 

Jefferson County Lake is a wonderful place to spend the day with a number of amenities and low fees assessed for maintenance and improvements (fees displayed below).  The lake fills naturally and is normally full the first week of July.  Amenities include 50 campsites with water and electric hookups, bathrooms, volleyball nets, playground equipment, a tennis court, sandy beaches, a lake slide, grassy areas, walking trails, a boat ramp for non-motorized boats, picnic tables, small shelters on a first come first serve basis outside the camping fee area, and large shelters by reservation only. 

We look forward to seeing you there!

Jefferson County Lake Map

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Fees:

  • Vehicle Entrance $5
  • Walk-in or Bike-in $5
  • Annual Pass (not for campsites) $30
  • Payment is nonrefundable

*Applicable taxes are included in the above fees.

Park Regulations

  • No refunds are given.
  • Swim at your own risk.
  • No glass on beaches, boat dock, or playground.
  • No littering in any area.
  • No animals except dogs on a leash, in permitted areas.
  • Do not drive off of pavement.
  • No alcohol.
  • Park closed after 10 p.m. except for camping.
  • Camping quiet hours are from 10 p.m. to 7:30 a.m.
  • Fires only in metal fire rings or grills.
  • Clean campsite prior to leaving.
  • Maximum stay of five (5) consecutive days.
  • An Idaho fishing license is required to fish.
  • No motorboats on the lake.

Directions from Rexburg

  1. Take US-20 (south towards Idaho Falls)
  2. Take Exit 322 (first Rigby exit)
  3. At the stop sign turn right onto US-20 Bus/Farnsworth Way
  4. Turn right (northwest) onto Stockham Blvd. (Wendy's is on left)
  5. Turn right at the stop sign onto Rigby Lake Dr.
  6. Continue on Rigby Lake Dr., lake at the end

 

Directions from Idaho Falls

  1. Take US-20 north towards Yellowstone/Rexburg
  2. Take Exit 322 (second Rigby exit)
  3. At the stop sign turn left onto US-20 Bus/Farnsworth Way
  4. Turn right (northwest) onto Stockham Blvd. (Wendy's is on left)
  5. Turn right at the stop sign onto Rigby Lake Dr.
  6. Continue on Rigby Lake Dr., lake is at the end

 

 

 


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