Sitting just a few miles southwest from Idaho Falls and just off of Interstate 15, Gem State Dam is an easy dam to get to and has an interesting look to it. This is one of the more modern dams you will see in the west and if you are a fan of dams, that will make it interesting when compared visually to all of the dams built 80 to 100 years ago that dot the map. You can have a great time in the Idaho Falls area and a visit to Gem State Dam can be a part of that.
Fun Facts About Gem State Dam
-Gem State Dam was built in the late 1980s, opening for use in 1988.
-Gem State Dam is owned and operated by the city of Idaho Falls.
-Gem State Dam is located within Bonneville County.
-Gem State Dam is 40 feet high.
-Gem State Dam sits on the Snake River.
-Gem State Dam is a concrete and rockfill gravity dam.