With More Than 70-Miles Of Shore, This Reservoir Is The Perfect Summer Day Trip In Idaho
By Courtnie Erickson|Published August 03, 2022
From Southern Utah to the Panhandle in Idaho, Courtnie Erickson has lived in what she believes are the best (and the most beautiful!) areas in the country. She graduated with a journalism degree from Utah State University and has more than 15 years of professional writing experience. You’ll likely see her with a Dr. Pepper in her hand and a pair of running shoes on her feet. Courtnie is a writer and editor at OnlyInYourState.
Located near the beautiful small town of Swan Valley in southeastern Idaho is one of the most beautiful reservoirs in Idaho — Palisades Reservoir. This body of water is surrounded by majestic mountains, lush forests, and so much more. It is an outdoor lover’s paradise with all types of recreational activities from boating and swimming to hiking, picnicking, camping, and more. If you are looking for the perfect summer day trip in Idaho, this is it!
Have you ever been to Palisades Reservoir near Swan Valley? What are some of your favorite activities in the area? Let us know in the comments and if you want more information on this reservoir, visit the Forest Service website.
While summer is a wonderful time to visit Palisades Reservoir, make sure to plan a visit during the fall months when fall foliage is at its peak. A drive around this area will amaze you!
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