Press Release

Fish and Game seeks comments on proposed boat ramp for South Fork of Teton River

Idaho Department of Fish and Game is seeking written public comment regarding the proposed construction of a new boat launch on the South Fork of the Teton River.

The proposed boat ramp would create an access point on the Teton River below Rexburg, and allow boat traffic downstream to the confluence with the Henrys Fork, approximately 6 miles downstream. The most likely takeout would be at Beaver Dick Park, or points downstream.

This project will consist of a new 15 foot-wide by 68 foot-long concrete boat ramp, and vault toilet, ADA parking, connecting roads, signs, and fences.

Currently, there is no public access site located on this section of the Teton River West of Rexburg. The proposed ramp is made possible through a generous donation from a local landowner and partnerships with Madison County.

The deadline for comment is January 25, 2016. Comments can be sent to:

Dan Garren

Regional Fisheries Manager

Idaho Department of Fish and Game

4279 Commerce Circle

Idaho Falls, ID 83401

dan.garren@idfg.idaho.gov