Lake Walcott State Park Article

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Lake Walcott State Park
IUCN category V (protected landscape/seascape)
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Map showing the location of Lake Walcott State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Walcott State Park
Location in Idaho
Map showing the location of Lake Walcott State Park
Map showing the location of Lake Walcott State Park
Location in the United States
Location Minidoka County, Idaho, United States
Nearest city Acequia, Idaho
Coordinates 42°40′30″N 113°28′59″W / 42.675°N 113.48306°W / 42.675; -113.48306
LAKE WALCOTT STATE PARK Latitude and Longitude:

42°40′30″N 113°28′59″W / 42.675°N 113.48306°W / 42.675; -113.48306
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Area65 acres (26 ha) [1]
Elevation4,700 ft (1,400 m) [1]
Designation Idaho state park
Established1999 [2]
Administrator Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation
Website Lake Walcott State Park

Lake Walcott State Park is a public recreation area located near the Minidoka Dam six miles (9.7 km) east of Acequia in Minidoka County, Idaho, United States. The state park encompasses 65 acres (26 ha) on the western shore on Lake Walcott, an 8,000-acre (3,200 ha) impoundment of the Snake River. [3] The Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge adjoins the park and the lake. The park's recreational offerings include disc golf, camping, picnicking, boating, fishing, and water sports. [1]

References

  1. ^ a b c d "Lake Walcott State Park". Idaho Parks and Recreation. Retrieved May 28, 2012.
  2. ^ "History: State Lands in Idaho". Idaho Museum of Natural History. Retrieved March 4, 2011.
  3. ^ "Lake Walcott". Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Retrieved November 19, 2018.

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