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“FunInRexburg” Grand Opening!

The goal of FunInRexburg.com is simple.  To be the most useful and entertaining source for all things-fun-to-do-in-or-around-Rexburg. A Work in Progress… As time goes on, I’ll be adding new articles, as well as making user interface improvements to this site.  Currently there are 34 articles covering a variety of topics but I have plans to add many Continue »

Cress Creek Nature Trail

Cress Creek is a nice little hike near Kelly Canyon.  Often used for field trips by local elementary schools, it’s an easy hike that anyone can manage.  That doesn’t mean it isn’t a worthwhile hike though. The landscape itself is somewhat dry and shrubby, but the vistas that can be seen from the trail are Continue »

The Greenbelt in Idaho Falls

Idaho Falls has nearly 6 miles devoted to parkway along the Snake River.  The waterfalls along the Green Belt are the namesake for Idaho Falls. The park itself has many restaurants nearby, and makes for a pleasant evening out. How to Get There: 1. From Rexburg, go south on Highway 20 for 25 miles. 2. Continue »

Mesa Falls

One of the most beautiful as well as accessible waterfalls around, Mesa Falls is about an hour’s drive from Rexburg (45 miles).  Mesa Falls is actually two waterfalls: The Upper Falls is more famous, and has a walkway that provides a close up view, while the Lower Falls can be seen from a scenic overlook Continue »

Camus Wildlife Refuge

Camus National Wildlife Refuge is a beautiful area for bird-watching or site-seeing.  Consisting mainly of lakes and marshes, it  is home to a variety of birds and wild life.  During the peak times of migration (March to April, as well as October) there are tens of thousands of birds within the refuge.  The Park is Continue »

Darby Canyon Wind Cave

The hike up to the Wind Caves is beautiful. There are multiple waterfalls and gorgeous scenery to take in.  At the end of the hike are the Wind Caves.  The cave is deep and usually has a steady breeze coming out of it because the cave is actually a natural tunnel.  It goes through the 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 »

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 »