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Outdoor activities semi-close to Boise: Black Canyon Reservoir
March 28, 2022

Black Canyon Reservoir is a 1,100 acre reservoir with 12 miles of shoreline. Boating and fishing are common activities at Black Canyon. Restrooms, boat ramps, camping, parking, picnic tables, swimming, and facilities for fishing are all offered amenities at Black Canyon.

Location: 5555 E Black Canyon Highway Emmett, ID 83617

Contact: (208) 365-2682

Restrooms: Available

Reservations: Can only be taken by mail-in form or in-person. First come first serve. Reservations can begin the first Monday in February at 7am

Open Waters: All waters are open all year

Fishing: Fishing is not permitted in the posted upstream and downstream boundary of anyfish weir or trap. Daily Bag limit posted at

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