63 South 1st East Lava Hot Springs, ID 83246

Come have fun with us, Lava style!

Here are just a few reasons you should never find yourself bored in our town

Soak, Swim, Float

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Enjoy a soothing soak in natural hot springs – Lava’s World Famous Hot Pools, Lava Hot Springs Inn, Aura Soma Lava, Riverside Hot Springs Inn, Home Hotel & Motel, or Downata Hot Springs, (near Downey). There is also water park fun to be had at the pools in Lava and Downata.

For even more water shenanigans, rent some tubes and float the famous Portneuf River that runs through the middle of town. USA TODAY readers voted this the #1 Best Tubing River in America!

9-Hole Golf Course

Enjoy a day of golf in a picturesque valley just out of town. The perfect way to spend a relaxing afternoon. Check out their website for more information:

Dempsey Ridge Website

Disc Golf

Nine holes located across from the Olympic Swimming Complex, and another nine in Lions Park on the river. It is free to play and no reservations required. Frisbees are available at several stores in Lava.

Disc-golf Courses

Local Parks

Lava has 8 great parks for fun and family reunions. No reservations needed for city parks and are on a first come-first served basis. The Lava Foundation parks require reservations.

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Hiking, Biking, and ATV Trails

Idaho Parks & Recreation Trail Maps

There are many unmapped trails in the area. To ride on paved roads in Lava Hot Springs and surrounding area, all ATV’s and dirt bikes must have insurance, registration, and license with off road sticker on the vehicle. They must also have a rear view mirror, horn, tail light, headlight, brake light, turn signals and riders under 18 years old must wear a helmet. You cannot ride on any STATE or FEDERAL maintained roadway. County roads o.k. unless restricted by individual county, city, etc.

Feel the Thrill! Check out Lava’s newest zipline adventure. Year round family fun for everyone. Zip line tours arranged daily. Special group tours available upon request. Come on out for some fun!

Fishing Seminars and Maps at Trail Creek Lodge, Soda Springs. Stream, lake and ice fishing around the area. License required (available at Sunnyside Sinclair, 10124 E. Highway 30). Info from Idaho State Fish and Game at 208-232-4703 or Online.

Skiing & Snowboarding

Pebble Creek Ski Area (just north of Lava near Inkom) boasts a 2,200-foot vertical drop, 54 runs, large gladed areas, and three chairlifts. Fun, friendly, affordable!

Pebble Creek Resort


Tour hundreds of miles of groomed and unimproved trails in Southeast Idaho. Most unplowed forest service roads can be used by snowmobiles.

Snowmobiling Maps

Cross-country Ski & Snowshoeing

Available all around the area. Snow shoe rentals and trails at Baker Ranch. Cross-country skiing is best at Pebble Creek Camp Grounds, off the Blazer Highway.

Baker Ranch

For visitor info, upcoming events, and more local attractions, be sure to visit lavahotsprings.org!