Lucky Peak

Posted by Hughes Group Blog Team on Friday, August 17th, 2018 at 1:21pm.

 

Lucky Peak is considered a state park in Idaho and is state regulated as such. This means that the land is well preserved and maintained so that it stays beautiful for your use. There is a lake reservoir and a dam in this area. Lucky Peak is a beautiful area that is great for people to get out of the house and get out to the water. You may consider going boating, fishing, paddle boarding, picnicking and biking all in this area. It is a great place for large get togethers or small weekend getaways. The area is very beautiful with a lot of greenery and land. Lucky Peak is very close to downtown Boise. You may consider getting there from downtown Boise in ten minutes by car and thirty minutes by bike on the greenbelt. The greenbelt is a known trail that follows the Boise River and connects to several areas that make the outdoor experience enjoyable. When you get to Lucky Peak you might want to take a dip in the lake or take a break with a nice picnic. There are sandy areas where you may play volleyball and if you drive to Lucky Peak you might want to take the boat out or jet skis for a spin on the reservoir.

The water sports that are available are the most popular because the man-made lake takes up most of the area and provides a great place to fish, waterski and so much more. Whether you would like to picnic along the shore, take a dip in the water along the shallow areas near the bank or speed around the glassy surface with your boat or jet ski Lucky Peak is a great place to go. It is especially great if get the opportunity to experience getting out on a boat or jet skis. There are docking areas that are available for loading boats in and out of the lake. These are great because there are not any private docks that people can keep to themselves so that you will always be able to get your boats or jet skis in the water. In some lakes, people own private docks and it can be difficult to find a place that you can dock your boat and that can create tension on your stress free day away from daily life. You do not want that. Because Lucky Peak is a state park and controlled by the state there are no private areas that you are denied access to so your exploration and fun can be non stop.

There are even areas that allow animals if they are kept on a leash and picked up after. It is important to abide by these regulations in order to keep the area beautiful, clean and usable. While there are regulations and areas that animals are not allowed for their safety as well as the wellness of the area you are encouraged to bring your animals along. As long as you are taking care of them and cleaning up after the animals it is a great place to get out with you're pets and keep them active. A lot of people in Idaho are inseparable with their pets and Idaho is great because it allows for staying with your pets within reason. This is great news if you are an animal lover. This area is great for entertaining all ages because there are so many things available. So grab your gear, sunscreen and any other water toys that you want to utilize and come on down to Lucky Peak for a wonderful day on the lake.

There are several other things that are available to you at Lucky Peak as well. There are biking trails and hiking trails that you may consider utilizing while you are enjoying Idaho’s natural beauty. Lucky Peak is great for those that would like to stay near Boise, but still get out of the city and experience the outdoors for a day trip. If you live in Boise or Meridian and want to get out of the house but you cannot leave for a full weekend there are plenty of great things to do at Lucky Peak. If you do not want to commit to bringing jet skis or possibly a boat there are a lot of sandy areas that allow for games of volleyball, horseshoeing and any other games your brain can think up. These are great things to do while on a break from boating or jet skiing. You can bring a picnic and speakers and have a great time laughing, eating and singing along to your favorite songs. You will be able to relax and get away from your daily schedule while staying close to the city and the comforts of home. Lucky Peak is ideal for a day trip to get out in nature and experience another great destination that Idaho has to offer.

Idaho is a gorgeous place with several types of outdoor activities all at the ready for you to enjoy. Lucky Peak is one of the many perks of living in the Treasure Valley. It is a beautiful State Park that is great if you are searching for a day trip or even a weekend getaway. There is something to do for everyone. You can go for a full day of relaxation, a full day of adventure or a little bit of both. 

Sources

https://parksandrecreation.idaho.gov/parks/lucky-peak

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