08 Jan Take a Day Trip to Rigby While Staying at the Snake River Hideout
Located in the nearby city of Rigby, Jefferson County Lake offers a great day-trip option for anyone lodging at the Snake River Hideout.
Open from 9:00 am until 10:00 pm in June, July and August, the lake fills naturally and is usually full by the first week of July. In addition to offering scenic beauty, Jefferson County Lake also offers a number of amenities to enjoy. These include:
- Boat Ramp
- Lake Slide
- Picnic Tables
- Playground Equipment
- Small and Large Shelters (large shelters are by reservation only)
- Tennis Court
- Volleyball Nets
- Walking Trails
The area also offers walking trails and grassy areas where you and your family can fly a kite, toss around a Frisbee or otherwise simply enjoy spending time outside with one another.
As an added bonus, Jefferson County Lake is relatively inexpensive to enjoy. A day pass is just $5 for a walk-ins, bike-ins or per vehicle. If you anticipate visiting the lake on a regular basis, an annual pass is just $30 per vehicle.
While in Rigby, you might also want to check out the Farnsworth TV and Pioneer Museum. Available to visit by appointment only, the museum offers a fun way to explore the history of the area and learn more about American inventor and television pioneer Philo Farnsworth.