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Beaver Dick Park

Just 5 miles outside of town is a free campground called Beaver Dick Park.  Beaver Dick Park is a popular gathering place among college students, for bon-fires, camping, and water sports. Facilities The park’s facilities include: fire pits, a children’s playground, volleyball nets, bathrooms, and a boat dock.  Its position next to the river makes Continue »

“R” Mountain

The famous ‘R’ Mountain (officially called the North Menan Butte) is just west of Rexburg, and can easily be seen from campus.  A popular hike among students, “R Mountain” also holds the title for the world’s largest tuff cones. Interesting fact:  The Menan Buttes were formed thousands of years ago, when a volcano erupted directly Continue »