Boats must be inspected for Quagga mussels, before being allowed on the lakes. This year (2018) there will be an inspection and verification station right at Twin Lakes.  

There will be a charge of $15.00 for motorized watercraft over 10' and $5.00 for non motorized watercraft under 10'.

It will be open May 1st to Sept. 4th.  Boat launching hours are for the month of May and August 7am to 7pm. 

June and July will be 6:30 am to 8:30 pm.

NO watercraft with ballast compartments or bladders are allowed on the lakes, (even if they are sealed off).

If you have any questions on watercraft at Twin Lakes contact:  Sean Coombs 435-994-9739, (Independant Contractor of the watercraft inspection and verification station at Twin Lakes).

It has excellent bass and trout fishing as well as boating and water skiing. Many come just to camp and enjoy the serenity of the area.

Twin Lakes is one of the most popular recreation sites in Southeast Idaho located approximately 15 miles Northwest of Preston Idaho.

Camping Season: April thru September 57 sites available -

Single Family Site $17.00
Double site $29.00
Group site #1 (5 trailers) $61.00
Group site #2 (4 trailers) $53.00
Group site #3 (6 trailers) $71.00
Group site #5 (Amphitheater in the cove - fits 90 people) (15 trailers) $120.00
Group site #6 (3 trailers) $41.00

Site #6A Single Site $17.00

Site #6B Single Site $17.00

Group site #30 (3 trailers)  $41.00

Double Sites #50-59 (2 trailers) (Across Road from Lake) - $29.00

Extra vehicles in camp sites $5.00 per day

Day use $5.00 Toilets and garbage service is available.

There is no water or electricity available.

If you want to make reservations, they must be made at least 5 days before your planned arrival. After that, sites will be available on a first come first serve basis.

Reservations cancelled 2 weeks prior to scheduled event will have there camping fee refunded but not the $10.00 reservation fee. If less than 2 weeks no money will be refunded.

Twin Lakes Camp Cordinator

Contact Person: Florence Buxton

Phone: (208) 851-2681 cell       (208) 852-3375


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