The Blue Heron Inn property sits on 3 1/3 acres on the banks of the South Fork of the Snake River. It is immediately adjacent to Highway 20 and was acquired in 1996. The bed and breakfast site had a dilapidated house and outbuildings that were torn down and cleaned up over the course of four years. The Carriage House, home of the innkeepers, was built in 1998. The main lodge of the Blue Herron Inn was started in October, 1999 and completed in June, 2000.

The main lodge of the Blue Heron Inn bed and breakfast, has 5100 square feet of living space. The building was designed so it could also be a private home. It contains six bedrooms, each with a private bath. Some bedrooms include fireplaces, jetted tubs, and private balconies and all have large closets. The loft has a sitting area, game table and games, and a library with books on the area and fiction that can be borrowed. The lower floor has a poolroom and theater. The commercial kitchen enables the innkeepers to cater special events such as business meetings and small receptions.