Ranch Inn Motel & Campground

Ranch Inn Motel & Campground
Lava Hot Springs, Idaho

CALL: (208) 776-9917 or EMAIL: reservations@ranchinnidaho.com

Located one mile east of the barn and ranch, our motel and campground, "The Ranch Inn" sits on a little oasis of grass, trees, firepits and over 1/2 mile of year-around, river-front fishing, swimming and tubing.

We are also handicapped accessible and very pet friendly. We have a "Petting Zoo" on site for the children to enjoy, which includes Miniature Horses.

Just down the road a piece, is the township of "Lava Hot Springs", home of Idaho's world famous hot springs. This area is famous for it's rendezvous potentials; family reunions, soaking in the hot pools, swimming/tubing the river, and the swimming pool and water slides, including an indoor swimming pool that is open year-around.

Other recreational activities include; fishing, hunting, riding trails, snowmobiling, golfing, skiing, and horse country; horse shows, Marsh Valley Stallion Auction & Futurities, County Fairs, Wagon Rides, Rodeos, Bull Riding etc.

Also the Lava Lion's Club sponsors Bingo at the Whitewolf Restaurant
every Wednesday, Friday & Saturday at 7PM, chance to win "Blackout" $1,199 and within 45 minutes north is Fort Hall Casino. .

Also, twenty minutes east is "Geyser Park", the only captive geyser in the world, located in Soda Springs, Idaho. There are also many other great places to see that's close by.

Catch of the day!

For more information on our area, visit:

Lava Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce: www.lavahotsprings.org.
Soda Springs Chamber of Commerce: www.sodachamber.com.
Oregon Trail - Bear Lake, Scenic By-way and Pioneer Historic By-way: www.visitid.org,
or contact the South Bannock County Historical Center (Museum) :
(208) 776-5254, or fax: (208) 776-5228.


We are 1/2 hour from the Pocatello, Idaho - Airport, 1 1/2 hours from the Idaho Falls, Idaho - Airport, 1 1/2 hours from the Ogden, Utah - Airport, and 2 1/2 hours from the Salt Lake City, Utah - Airport. It is a straight shot from either direction, south or north. On US I-15, take exit #47, at McCammon, Idaho - head east on HWY #30, headed towards Lava.

The motel is located on the river-side of the Portneuf River. There is a large sign in front that reads,
"Ranch Inn Motel". We are open 24 / 7. Call for more information.

Enjoying beautiful  
"Lava Hot Springs,  

Please call to make a reservation, we book up quickly, especially on the weekends, holidays, and from Memorial Day to Labor Day, and all summer long! Therefore, reservations in advance is a must!

Call: Ranch Inn Motel & Campground - (208) 776-9917,
ask for Marie. "Cheers".



ATV, UTV, Motorbike Registration Information
In 2010 Idaho changed their law on requirements for ATV, UTV and Motorbike registrations. This is great information and am excited to let you all know.

Out of State visitors DO NOT have to register their ATV,UTV or Motorbike in Idaho if they already have their vehicle properly registered in another state. This is great to know as we get many inquiries about it.

Also here is a website/link people can go to and print all kinds of trails for the area they are going to this includes: Non-Motorized, Motorcycle, ATV, High Clearance and Automobile trails: www.trails.idaho.gov. At the top of this website is the link for Licensing & Registration Requirements.


Motel & Campground
(on the river), for sale.
For more info.,
contact: Marie Johnson
at (208) 776-9917
or email:

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