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By David Randall, Update March 2010


The Swann Falls site offers a large open area suitable for all sizes of rockets up through Level 3. It is located on BLM land, and is wide open and flat. It is the premier Idaho launch site.


The launch site is located 20 miles south of Kuna ID.


Water: No

Electricity: No

Sewer/RV Dump: No

Porta-potties: Yes, during launches

Cellular Service: Yes

Food: No onsite food vendors

Gas:Available in Kuna.


Fires: No open fires allowed. BBQ or fires in off-ground fire pits or metal containers OK.

Fireworks: No fireworks allowed.

Flight Waivers

16,700′ AGL with windows to 20,700′ AGL

Reference Map


Maps and Directions

Bing Map

GPS Information

Swann Falls ID Site 43.2375 N 116.3242 W


Flying season runs from April-June and Oct-Nov. No launches in July-Sept due to the fire danger.  Temperatures average from a low of about 40 to a high of about 95.  Winds are variable, generally about 0-15 mph.   Launches are sometimes postponed if the weather forecast looks marginal.  Check the recorded message on the launch phone at 208-939-9460 for any last minute changes.

Call the launch phone for a status update before driving out to the launch site. 208-939-9460