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 »

Idaho Falls Temple Visitor’s Center

The Idaho Falls Temple is closed as of March 16, 2015. It is scheduled to reopen in October, 2016. Though Rexburg has its own temple, the Visitor’s Center at the Idaho Falls Temple, makes a great Family Night activity. Church films like Legacy, The Testaments and Joseph Smith: Prophet of the Restoration can be seen Continue »

Madison County Fair Grounds

Rodeos and other local events. The Whoopee Days Rodeo is also held here around the 4th of July, and is a popular event among locals. Admission is $8 and tickets can be bought at the Rexburg Chamber of Commerce. The County Fair is held in late summer, and hosts livestock competitions, amateur rodeos, booths, arts Continue »