The Teton Dam Site

The Teton Dam Site can still be seen just east of Rexburg.   For those of you that don’t know, the Teton Dam burst in 1976 and caused major devastation to Rexburg and Sugar City  (see page 33 for details). You can still go to the dam (what’s left of it) and even hike down to Continue »

The Spud Drive-In

The Spud drive-in is a fairly famous drive-in theater, with a uniquely Idaho flair.  The main screen adorned with an Idaho licence plate and an old ‘46 Chevy cab-over truck with a 2 ton potato on it’s bed.  If you happen to have a starving student card you can get 1 free admission. How to Continue »

Green Canyon Hot Springs

Green Canyon is a hot spring-heated, swimming pool east of Rexburg. Open all year round, the 96 degree pool is one place you can enjoy a dip in the winters of Rexburg. Pool hours vary, depending on what time of year it is.  During winter the pools are only open on Friday and Saturday and Continue »

Kelly Canyon Ski Resort

Kelly Canyon is one of two ski resorts in the area.  At just under 20 miles away, it’s the closest. Also, with tickets starting at $27.00 (for a half-day pass), and group discounts bringing it down to $18.00, Kelly Canyon is also the most affordable option. Kelly Canyon is a popular ski resort among students. Continue »

Monkey Rock

Monkey Rock Monkey Rock is a popular swimming hole, about 20 minutes outside of Rexburg.  Marked with a beautiful waterfall and pleasant waters. The fall is about 15 feet high and people often jump off the falls into the water.  You can also go behind the waterfall into a shallow alcove in the rock. Disclaimer: Continue »

The Sand Dunes and Egan Lake

The Sand Dunes The Sand Dunes just north of Rexburg are a popular attraction for off-roaders.  It’s also a popular place for bonfires, and camping.  Students will often go just to play sports on the sand, or slide down the dunes on inner tubes and makeshift sleds. The Dunes stretch 35 miles long, and are Continue »

Eagle Park Campground

Eagle Park (at the north edge of town) is a campground that hugs the Teton River.  Camping is $10 a night, and includes bathrooms, fire pits, picnic tables, and water pumps fit for drinking. If you’re interested in camping but don’t have the supplies, head over to the Outdoor Recreation Center for tent and sleeping Continue »

The Nature Park

The Nature Park in the Northeast corner of Rexburg, is a massive 15 acre recreation center, complete with fishing ponds, walking trails, playgrounds, a roller-hockey rink, and skate park. To get there, go west on Main Street and turn right at 5th West.  The road will curve to the left and take you to the Continue »