Rexburg is the 4th fastest growing county in Idaho and has grown 60% from 2000- 2012.
People ages 20-45
Idaho's expanse of mountains and forests provide a large range of outdoor recreational activities. White water rivers, lakes, and hot springs along with mountain trails for hiking, biking, fishing, and motorbiking are never far from campus.
Check out the wide variety of activities available in South East Idaho.
You can also go to near by Idaho Falls venues or the Idaho Summerfest for performances, dance and music.
1 | Island Park
Island park is popular for its mountain biking, off-roading, hiking and other outdoor recreational activities. There are also great places for floating, boating and kayaking at Henry's lake, Big Springs and the Island Park Reservoir.
Grand Targee is most popular for it's skiing and snowboarding resort, however there are dozens of more great activities to check out year round.
Yellowstone National Park is a national attraction with more than 4 million tourist attending the park each year. The park encompasses 2,219,789 acres and is about 3,400 miles long with attractions that include geysers and other thermal features along with a huge variety of free ranging wildlife including bear, bison, wolves, moose and more.
4 | the Grand Tetons / Jackson, WY.
Located just over the border to Wyoming, is the Grand Teton National Park with nearly 3 million tourist visiting every year. There is over 200 miles of trails, 6 lakes at the base of the Tetons alone, and eight mountain peaks reaching 12,000 feet in elevation with the highest at 13,770 feet.
5 | Teton Dam
The annual Teton Dam marathon is held every year near the anniversary of the historic breaking of the Teton Dam. Participants includes people from all over Idaho as well as BYU-Idaho students.
Take a trip down to SLC and check out the large selection of shopping, recreational and commercial attractions to choose from.