Thousand Springs Scenic Byway provides a glimpse into the remarkable geology and history of the breathtaking Snake River Canyon.



The Geologic Explorer


Sip, Savor & Shop

Things To Know

  • Location: Begins at Interstate 84 near Bliss and follows US 30 southeast through Twin Falls to Idaho 50, then north on Idaho 50 to I-84.  Also US 93 from Twin Falls north to I-84.
  • The best time to see Shoshone Falls is in early spring.
  • Attractions include Thousand Springs State Park Complex–a series of five parks; Hagerman Valley; the Snake River; Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument; Thousand Springs; Herrett Center Planetarium, Museum & Observatory in Twin Falls; Perrine Bridge & Canyon Rim Trail System; Shoshone Falls; and historic downtown Twin Falls.
  • Drive Time:  67.8 miles.  Allow 1.5 hours.
  • Plan ahead to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip (fill up on gas, pack water and food, etc.).
  • Full services available in Bliss, Hagerman, Buhl, Kimberly, and Twin Falls; partial services in Filer.