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American Falls Reservoir In Idaho

American Falls Reservoir, Idaho

Boating, camping and fishing.

At an elevation over 4,000 feet above sea level, American Falls Reservoir is a monster lake for boating and fishing. It is located in the southeast part of the state, at American Falls, ID. Marina services, camping, lodging stores and fishing tackle are available at or nearby the lake. Covering 55,200 surface acres, this lake has over 100 miles of shoreline to explore and fish. The lake has no HP restrictions for boat motors and is open year round. Most of the shoreline is surrounded by farm land, with a few areas accessible for fishing from the bank. A nice mixture of fish species includes bass, trout and perch. Rainbow trout are the primary species stocked in the lake annually. Along with several primitive areas for launching canoes and kayaks, there are several boat ramps for launching larger boats. Pontoons, pleasure boats, sailboats and a wide variety of fishing boats are popular here.

Area Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NEARBY
Restaurant: YES


Sportsman's Park Campground - 208 397-3000

Willow Bay Campground - 208 226-2688

Massacre Rocks State Park Campground - 208 548-2672

Indian Springs Resort & RV Park - 208 226-7700

American Falls Reservoir Map


Fish species found in American Falls Reservoir include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, brown trout and yellow perch.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Rainbow trout Cutthroat trout Brown trout Yellow Perch

Idaho Fishing License

Local Contact Information

Willow Bay Recreation Area
2830 Marina Rd
American Falls, ID 83211
208 226-2688

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