Things To Know
- In addition to outstanding bird and wildlife viewing, visitors may ride on horseback, hike, hunt, mountain bike, picnic and camp. The 485,000-acre Birds of Prey area also encompasses these great recreation sites
- Celebration Park Visitor Center
- Cove Camping
- Dedication Point Overlook
- Halverson Bar Trail System
- Swan Falls Picnic Area
- You can find a map of the entire Conservation Area here.
- The map also shows an auto tour of the Conservation Area so you can plan your route.
- Raptors are in the Snake River Canyon year-round, but the best time to see them is mid-March through June, when birds are on the nest and the young are learning to fly.
- Catch a glimpse of the area’s birds of prey at Dedication Point, a spectacular overlook on the rim of the Snake River Canyon. A ¼-mile trail with interpretive signs offers insights about the birds, geology and other wildlife.
- Spring and fall weather conditions in sheltered canyon areas average 5-10 °F warmer than temperatures in nearby Boise. This makes recreation outdoors possible in winter, early spring and late fall when many higher-elevation recreation areas are still affected by weather. Consequently, it is also warmer in the canyon in the warmer months so be prepared with hats and water.
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