Bruneau is a small town in Idaho that is known for its incredible natural wonder — the Bruneau Sand Dunes. This is a bucket-list-worthy destination and one that we strongly recommend every Idahoan explore at least once. But, Bruneau is also near C.J. Strike Reservoir, a hidden gem that makes for the perfect summer day trip destination. This reservoir in Idaho is a wonderful place for some time outdoors, on the water, and with family.

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For more information on C.J. Strike Reservoir and the Cove Recreation Area, visit the Bureau of Land Management website.

Have you spent time at C.J. Strike Reservoir? Did you fish during your visit? We’d love to hear all about your experiences in the comments.

Are you searching for even more summer day trip ideas? We’ve got several ideas that are sure to help you have a summer to remember.

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