Everywhere you look, you’ll see evidence of the earth’s forces at work: deep canyons, high bluffs, unusual rock formations, and even lava flows. Sure, this area is a geologist’s dream, but its terrain also delivers big adventure opportunities. The Snake River is the heart of the valley’s recreation. Make a stop at the Perrine Bridge that spans the Snake River Canyon and watch as B.A.S.E. jumpers float to the ground below, or speed along a zipline inside the canyon.
Thousand Springs State Park, Near Twin Falls. Photo Credit: Idaho Tourism
Blue Heart Springs, near Hagerman. Photo Credit: Idaho Tourism.
Throughout the region, see waterfalls, enjoy a hot spring soak or paddle on clear spring waters. Spend an afternoon at Shoshone Falls, the “Niagara of the West.” This waterfall stands higher than Niagara, hence the nickname, and makes for some stunning views. Take a relaxing drive through the peaceful countryside and make your way to City of Rocks National Reserve near Almo, where granite columns and spires stand guard over a 500-acre valley. Bring the skis and snowboards to play at Magic Mountain Ski Resort, Pomerelle Mountain Resort, and Soldier Mountain.
It’s all about the water and the wild side on this Epic Idaho adventure in South Central Idaho. Pristine paddling kicks off the fun, with a stop in the Snake River canyon for some high-speed thrills, and the whole trip wraps with an awe-inducing getaway to a majestic waterfall.

Getting to South Central Idaho

Whether you pack up the car or hop on an airplane, this list of scenic byways and nearby airports will simplify your travel plans.

The Scenic Route

South Central Idaho Travel Tips

Nearby Things To Do

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