Island Park Dam in Fremont County, Idaho

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Island Park Dam holds the water of the Island Park Reservoir. It is located in Fremont County near Island Park in Idaho. The dam is situated within the Targhee National Forest and is about one hour and 18 minutes drive from Idaho Falls. The earthfill dam was built in the late 1930’s to provide irrigation water for farmlands in Idaho’s Snake River Plain. Below are images taken from the vicinity of the Island Park Dam.

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The Island Park Reservoir in Targhee National Forest with Mt. Jefferson and Sawtell Peak covered with clouds.
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The Forest Road 139 just east of the Island Park Dam.
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Forest and some vegetation near the Island Park Dam.
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The Island Park Reservoir when looking to the north with Reas Peak, Mt. Jefferson, and Sawtell Peak covered with clouds.
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The Island Park Reservoir.
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The Forest Road 139 goes on the Island Park Dam’s crest.
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The forest on the south side of the Island Park Dam.
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The Henrys Fork River south of the Island Park Dam continues downstream with Box Canyon Boating Ramp ahead.
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The south side of the earth-fill Island Park Dam.
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The Island Park Reservoir view when looking to the north.
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The Island Park Reservoir view when looking northeast from the dam.
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Trees and some vegetation in Targhee National Forest.
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Trees and some vegetation in Targhee National Forest.
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Trees and some vegetation in Targhee National Forest.
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Island_Park_Dam


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