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Idaho Department of State Parks & Recreation



Idaho Department of Parks & Recreation is proud to manage it's 26 state parks and when you visit one of them you'll understand why. They are located in some of the most scenic areas of the state. Some are located in spectacular natural settings. Some are at sites of historic significance. Others are located in prime, Grade A recreation sites near rivers and lakes where you and your family can play in a safe, clean environment. Rock climbing meccas, sand dunes, ghost towns or historic trails. Idaho State Parks have something for everyone! If you find yourself near a state park with an interpretive center, be sure to stop by. You'll find the centers' educational and informative and they'll give you a hands-on experience about a natural or historic site. The Idaho state park rangers are friendly and knowledgeable and have been recognized as some of the best in the West.

Mission: Our Vision..."We are innovators in outdoor recreation, committed to excellent service and resource stewardship. We foster experiences that renew the human spirit and promote community vitality."
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