Gateway to Adventure

Reservoirs

Mormon Reservoir
Overlooking Mormon Reservoir from the Dam - Camas County Idaho

Many local Camas County reservoirs are a great place to head out for some fun and recreation. Magic Reservoir offers 14,000 acres of outdoor fun, including fishing, boating, and water skiing. In the winter is popular for ice fishing, and is also a great place to park your RV or book a resort vacation for the summer. The reservoir is located halfway between Ketchum and Twin Falls, Idaho, and can be accessed from Fairfield by following Highway 20 east, then heading south on Highway 75 to E. Magic Reservoir Road, or the west side of the reservoir (where the airport is located) can be accessed by continuing to follow Highway 75 south to Cottonwoods/West Magic Rd.

Anderson Reservoir is part of the Anderson Ranch Dam, and at 4,370 acres and 14 miles long provides a ton of opportunity for family fun. Activities that can be enjoyed at the reservoir include hiking, boating, fishing, and waterskiing. To get to Anderson Ranch Reservoir, take US-20 west from Fairfield approximately 31 miles, then right on Wood Creek Road.

Located just south of Fairfield is Mormon Reservoir, another poplar location with residents and visitors. The reservoir is a great location for fishing, walking, biking, and other outdoor activities. You can get to Mormon Reservoir by heading south on Soldier Road/Mormon Reservoir Road. Turn West on Manard Road, and then follow the signs to the reservoir.