Lucky Peak Dam and Lake

Lucky Peak Dam was authorized by the Flood Control Act of 1946. The project provides flood risk management, fish and wildlife habitat, irrigation and recreation. The dam is a rolled earthfill dam about 250 feet above the streambed and 1,700 feet long at the crest.

Located just 15 minutes from Boise’s greater urban area, Lucky Peak Lake hosts about a million visits every year. It’s recreation areas offer a variety of recreation opportunities such as fishing, swimming, picnicking, boating, hiking and camping.