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On August 21st, starting at approximately 11:33 am, and lasting for 2 minutes and 17 seconds, the sun will be obscured as the moon passes between the earth and the sun.

Rexburg has been named one of the premier places in the United States to view this historic eclipse, due to Rexburg’s high altitude, high probability of clear skies and location just 7 miles north of the transect line.

Rexburg is home to Brigham Young University-Idaho, a four-year university, and the largest college in Idaho. Rexburg has teamed up with BYU-Idaho to offer an educational lecture series the weekend before the eclipse.

This site has been designed for both visitors and residents to prepare for the 2017 Eclipse. Please browse our site for information on public viewing locations, services, activities and much more.

We hope to see you this August!

View the Eclipse in Madison County

Madison County, Idaho

Duration of totality is 2 minutes, 18 seconds

Totality begins at 11:33 a.m. MDT

The Snake River Valley in eastern Idaho consists of farmland and lava fields. This area is an attractive spot for eclipse chasers because of fairly good weather prospects and many roads for evasive maneuvering in the event of local clouds.


Eclipse RV and Tent Camping Now Available!

Madison County Eclipse Events

Your visit to the Upper Snake River Valley will not be complete without taking advantage of the many recreational activities that the region has to offer. From public lands, including Teton and Yellowstone National Parks; State and National Forests and BLM lands; to the nationally recognized St. Anthony Sand Dunes East Idaho is an out door enthusiasts dream come true.

When you are ready to take a break from the outdoors, come into town to relax and refuel. The restaurants and stores in Rexburg and Sugar City are ready to get you back up and going again. These  communities have put together many events for the Great American Eclipse week. For more information explore the events below. Click on the event to learn more.

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