Sportsman's Park American Falls Reservoir - Camp, Canoe, and Hike near Aberdeen, Idaho
Aberdeen,Idaho
42.94950700806, -112.77723099227
3.1 miles E of Aberdeen, Idaho
GPS: 42°56'58.2"N 112°46'38.0"W
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State: Idaho

Camp, Canoe, and Hike

This beautiful 30-acre park is a multi-use area with facilities and activities for a variety of recreational uses. Situated adjacent to the American Falls Reservoir, it provides primary access to the lake for boaters and fishermen with two boat ramps. This park is a popular spot for ice fishermen in the winter. It is also a popular duck and goose hunting area. There are two large group shelters and eight smaller picnic shelters. There are two playgrounds, three restrooms, horseshoe pits and volleyball courts. RV parking with hookups are available for 16 vehicles and 10 more without hookups. Tent sites are available throughout the park and there is a RV dump station. There is a paved hiking/bicycle trail along the rim of the reservoir. The trailhead is at the park and is 1.1 miles long. Special features are two observation platforms with a pavilion and benches for users to observe the waterfowl.

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  2. Travel & camp on durable surfaces
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From Aberdeen, Idaho

  1. Head west on E Central St toward N Main St (108 ft)
  2. Turn right at the 1st cross street onto N Main St (0.3 mi)
  3. Turn right onto E Bingham St (0.3 mi)
  4. Continue onto Experiment Station Rd (0.3 mi)
  5. Turn right onto W 1700 S/1700 South Rd/E Boat Dock Rd
    Continue to follow W 1700 S/E Boat Dock Rd
    Destination will be on the left
    (2.6 mi)
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Located off Hwy 39 at the end of Boat Dock Road.

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