Start your day at Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls. The bridge is 1,500 feet long and 486 feet tall. You can walk the bridge and enjoy breathtaking views from the pedestrian walkways. Enjoy the visitor center and the beautiful parks and picnic areas.There are over 10 miles of well maintained hiking trails in this area. You can watch base jumpers take the leap from the bridge on most days. You can even get in on the action if you want to. There are base jumping outfits in Twin Falls for you thrill seekers! You can also kayak on the majestic snake river or go zip lining!
You cannot miss a chance to see Shoshone Falls! At 212 feet the falls are actually taller than Niagara Falls! Spring time is when you can witness the falls raging at full force. You can enjoy an entire day here, there are perfect picnic sites, hiking trails, an inviting swimming spot, a boat ramp and a playground.
It is uncommon to leave the Hagerman Fish Hatchery with an empty stringer. With multiple ponds to be fished you are almost guaranteed to make a catch! Trout, Bass, Bluegill, Carp and even Sturgeon are just waiting for you to cast a line. Bring a variety of tackle, pack a lunch and enjoy a day of successful fishing.
Balanced Rock is a must see Idaho icon! Measuring 48 feet at the top and only 3 feet at the bottom this mushroom shaped rock makes the perfect prop for taking unique pictures! Make the scenic drive to the rock where you can actually climb up to the rock to capture the perfect photo!
Just a 45 minute drive from the park you will find Mammoth Caves. This is a fun family tour where you are loaned lanterns and can venture into the cave to explore on your own. There is also a very cool bird museum there at the cave. Just 15 minutes up the road you will find Shoshone Ice Caves. These caves are a perfect place to spend a hot day! Go over and check out the newly updated amenities including a childrens play area!
Have you ever wish that you walk on the moon? A visit to Craters of the Moon National Monument might be as close as you get! This bizarre and fascinating landscape is a must visit if are traveling in Southern Idaho. There are miles of trails to travel and many caves to discover! You will want an entire day to explore this alien territory!