Thorn Creek Reservoir


Thorn Creek Reservoir is surrounded by Great Basin desert vegetation, with sagebrush and grasslands spreading over rolling hills. In the spring and fall waterfowl and shorebirds concentrate at the reservoir. It provides excellent fishing opportunities through mid-summer and is open to non-motorized craft. Hunting for antelope and deer. To the west is the Gooding City of Rocks, bizarre formations of welded tuff. Dispersed camping permitted throughout these areas.


From Shoshone, go about 17 miles north on ID 48, then east 5 miles on unpaved Thorn Creek Reservoir Road.





Shoshone Field Office 400 West F Street Shoshone, ID 83352


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