Boating is big time in Southwest Idaho. With dozens of lakes and reservoirs — many with rentals available — there are few better ways to enjoy Idaho’s scenic nature than by floating in the middle of it. Rentals are available in most areas.

  • 5 Places to Go Boating in SW Idaho

    5 Places to Go Boating in SW Idaho

    Our guide will give you the details on our favorite Southwest Idaho lakes and reservoirs in the region, from safety tips to docking details and more.

  • Fun In The Sun Guide

    Fun In The Sun Guide

    Summer in Idaho is all about getting outside. The fun starts the minute you step out your door. 

  • Small Town Travels

    Small Town Travels

    Southwest Idaho’s full of hidden gems. Don’t miss out on these small towns. They’ve got big celebrations — and big fun.


Where there’s water, there’s a way! Summer is the best time to enjoy a boat trip in the nice weather and warmer water, though any time can be fun with the proper preparation. Higher elevation lakes usually get active in June.