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Dear Traveler, It is my pleasure to welcome you to Idaho! With her stunning mountain peaks, deep river gorges, thundering whitewater rapids, pristine lakes and more designated wilderness area than 48 other states, Idaho is truly an outdoor recreation mecca. From hiking, biking, fishing, rafting, horseback riding, backpacking and more, Idaho’s rugged landscapes make almost every kind of outdoor recreation possible. As you make your way to our beautiful state, please keep in mind travel may look a little different this year. As we continue our rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, outdoor recreation activities and destinations remain a popular choice for travelers. Please recreate responsibly, and follow all state and local health and safety guidelines while enjoying the Gem State. While much has changed, I am confident you will find Idahoans’ friendliness, helpfulness, and hospitality has not changed a bit. A vacation in Idaho is truly an adventure and we look forward to safely welcoming you. Please enjoy your explorations through our great state!

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6 Buckle Up for Your Idaho Adventure 10 Become an Idaho Aficionado 14 Ambassadors of Adventure 18 The Scenic Route 24 Idaho’s Wildflowers 26 Hit the Trail 30 Geology of the Gem State 36 Rivers of Dreams in the Whitewater State

42 The Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route

46 Idaho State Parks 48 Tunnels, Trestles & Tracks 51 Make a Splash 52 Dreams Do Come True 54 Winter in Sun Valley 56 A Cozy Meal in the Woods 58 Snow Daze 64 Vine to Wine

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66 Top of the Hops 68 Now, Then and Again 72 Dance Like No One is Watching 76 Idaho’s Wales Tale 78 Resources

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A trip to Boise is all about outdoor adventure, relaxation and enjoying the hidden gems around downtown. We’re safe, clean and full of wide open spaces to bike, paddle & explore. With our Room to Roam lodging and dining promotions, we’re a perfect place for a midweek escape, weekend getaway or family vacation. #STRONGERTOGETHER Plan your next trip at B O I S E . O R G / R O O M -T O - R OA M /

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Endless events, activities & worldclass attractions

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Discover a massive theme park, chip onto the world’s only floating golf green, indulge in deluxe accommodations and luxurious spas, explore a lakefront downtown with hundreds of shops and 5-star dining. Every day of every season there are countless ways to play and stay in Coeur d’Alene. Visit us today at: www.coeurdalene.org

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Buckle Up for Your Idaho Adventure Whether you prefer jet setting or road tripping, Idaho’s four seasons offer diverse, natural beauty and one-of-a-kind experiences in every part of the state.

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o matter your preferred mode of transportation, traveling to, through N and around Idaho is easy. Begin your adventure by flying into any of the following airports: Boise (BOI), Twin Falls (TWF), Pocatello (PIH), Sun Valley (SUN), Idaho Falls (IDA), Lewiston (LWS), Pullman, Washington (PUW) or Spokane, Washington (GEG)—just 30 minutes from the northern Idaho state border. If the wideopen road is calling your name, then Idaho is a perfect destination for an unforgettable road trip. The state’s 31 scenic byways take explorers through rugged mountains and alongside sparkling lakes. Pack up the car, and prepare to fill up your phone’s memory with stunning scenery. No matter how you get here, we’ll be happy to welcome you.

Spokane

Seattle

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Oakland

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Las Vegas Los Angeles

Palm Springs

San Diego Phoenix

DRIVE TIMES & MILEAGE TO IDAHO SALT LAKE CITY, UT to TWIN FALLS

3 hours and 13 minutes

219 miles

SEATTLE, WA to COEUR D’ALENE

4 hours and 44 minutes

311 miles

PORTLAND, OR to BOISE

6 hours and 37 minutes

430 miles

SPOKANE, WA to COEUR D’ALENE

38 minutes

33 miles

SPOKANE, WA to SANDPOINT

1 hour and 24 minutes

73 miles

EUGENE, OR to LEWISTON

7 hours and 25 minutes

452 miles

MISSOULA, MT to VICTOR

5 hours and 23 minutes

361 miles

BOZEMAN, MT to ISLAND PARK

2 hours and 9 minutes

117 miles

RENO, NV to BOISE

6 hours and 27 minutes

422 miles

LAS VEGAS, NV to BOISE

9 hours and 35 minutes

624 miles

JACKSON HOLE, WY to BOISE

5 hours and 41 minutes

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A Reason For Every Season

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SKI THE SLOPES

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Chicago

Denver

CATCH THE WILDFLOWER BLOOM April–August

Atlanta

Dallas

RAFT THE RAPIDS May–September

Houston

FIND FALL FOLIAGE

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Become an Idaho Aficionado With all there is to see and do in Idaho, narrowing your list of destinations can be challenging. To help with your planning, here are 10 experiences and stops to include on your Idaho adventure itinerary. BY ANDREA RAYBURN

WISH UPON A STAR Idaho’s low light pollution makes for some of the best stargazing conditions anywhere on the planet. Visit the Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve that stretches across 906,000 acres of spectacular terrain near Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley and Stanley—one of only 16 such sites in the world. Then make a stop at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve, an accredited Dark Sky Park, for another opportunity to see spectacular night skies. Venture to Idaho’s panhandle for a chance to see the northern lights. SNAP A SELFIE WITH LADY LIBERTY Perched at the end of a pier jutting out into Lake Pend Oreille at Sandpoint’s City Beach, you will find a miniature Statue of Liberty with one of the best photo backdrops around. DISCOVER IDAHO’S PIONEER HISTORY Pioneers making their way west via the Oregon/California Trail wound through 500 miles of Idaho terrain, leaving behind several accessible historic sites

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throughout the Gem State. For hands-on learning experiences, plan a getaway to the Fort Hall Replica Museum in Pocatello and the National Oregon/California Trail Center in nearby Montpelier. To see historic remnants in person, add Massacre Rocks State Park, City of Rocks National Reserve and Three Island Crossing State Park to the itinerary. SAVOR IDAHO FOODS Although Idaho is well-known for its spectacular spuds, there are many other locally grown foods and kitchen-crafted delicacies you should sink your teeth into when visiting. Idaho’s state fruit—Huckleberries—can be found in pastries, milkshakes, syrups and other delightful creations. Fry sauce (it’s not just for fries!) is a beloved condiment found at local eateries across the state. Meat eaters won’t want to miss out on the world-renowned finger steaks—battered, deepfried strips of steak—which just so happen to pair perfectly with fry sauce.

SANDPOINT

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ICE CREAM POTATO @amygitson

TAKE A TOUR OF THE CAPITOL Did you know Idaho is the only state with a state seal designed by a woman? Painter and designer Emma Edwards Green’s

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BAYHORSE GHOST TOWN

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DIGGING FOR TREASURE

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HELLS CANYON

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BIRD WATCHING

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BASQUE CELEBRATION, BOISE

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submission, featuring Lady Justice, a miner and Idaho’s natural resources, was selected for the prestigious placement in 1891. Learn more about Idaho’s state seal on a self-guided tour of the state capitol building in Boise.

where you can spot petroglyphs and wildlife, make your way through the Snake River’s rapids on a jetboat trip or whitewater rafting trip, or hike the rugged canyon terrain that defines this jaw-dropping natural attraction.

DIG FOR TREASURE

IMMERSE YOURSELF IN BASQUE CULTURE

Appropriately dubbed the Gem State, Idaho offers visitors the opportunity to dig for a variety of precious stones. Found only in Idaho and India, the star garnet can be unearthed at the Emerald Creek Garnet Area in northern Idaho. The Spencer Opal Mines in eastern Idaho give gem hunters the opportunity to dig for the popular stone. Try your hand at finding gems, arrowheads and fossils at the Shafer Butte Mining Company sluice at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area or The Cranky Jennings Mining Co. Sluice Box at Schweitzer Mountain Resort. EXPLORE IDAHO’S GHOST AND MINING TOWNS Lured by the promise of riches out west, thousands of people flocked to Idaho in the latter half of the 1800s; but when the treasure ran out, many towns fell into ruin. Visit the abandoned towns of Bayhorse, Bonanza and Custer while exploring Land of the Yankee Fork State Park (don’t miss the interpretive center and gold dredge). Idaho City, Silver City, Chesterfield, Burgdorf, Burke and the Sierra Silver Mine Tour all offer interesting insights into Idaho’s mining history. EXPERIENCE NORTH AMERICA’S DEEPEST RIVER GORGE

STANLEY

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The 125-mile-long Hells Canyon, which carves its way along the Idaho-Oregon border, is deeper than the Grand Canyon but still accessible to all types of adventurers. Board a jet boat tour

Head to the Basque Block in downtown Boise, where you can experience the history and flavors of Boise’s vibrant Basque community. Learn about the culture’s rich history at the Basque Museum & Cultural Center, and then enjoy a plate of paella on the patio at the Basque Market or an order of croquetas at Bar Gernika. Every five years, Boise hosts Jaialdi (pronounced hi-ALL-dee and meaning “festival” in Basque), a week-long Basque festival packed with music, food and events. FLOCK TO IDAHO FOR THE BEST IN BIRDWATCHING Wildlife sightings abound in Idaho, but the birds often take top billing. Grays Lake National Wildlife Refuge in eastern Idaho hosts the largest nesting population of sandhill cranes in the world. November through February are peak bald eagle viewing months, with some sites in Idaho seeing dozens of these majestic raptors every day. Southeastern Idaho has more than 40 sites perfect for spotting a diverse mix of birds year-round. Come face-to-face with these high-flying creatures at the World Center for Birds of Prey in Boise, or take a scenic drive to the Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area to see these birds in flight. Ready to start exploring Idaho? Find maps, trip itineraries and more vacation inspiration at visitidaho.org.

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Where the spirit of adventure, rich cultural experiences, and award-winning wines make it the perfect blend for your next getaway.

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GETTING HERE Lewis-Clark Valley is 265 miles from Boise and 315 miles from Seattle.

Explore the infamous Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, aboard a guided jet boat or rafting charter. Learn the rich history of our region and it's ďŹ rst people, the legendary Nimiipuu. Attend one of our eclectic events and plan a stay at one of our many riverside RV Parks and lodges.

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Discover the Lewis-Clark Valley AVA’s award-winning wine region, home to the Idaho Winery of the Year* and PaciďŹ c Northwest Winery of the Year.* We think you’ll ďŹ nd more than a few adventures, and wines, to fall in love with.Â

PHOTOS ŠBRAD STINSON *WINEPRESS NW 2020.

THE LEWIS CLARK VALLEY

View the Guide and get help planning your next adventure at visitlewisclarkvalley.com or call (509) 758-7489.

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Ambassadors of Adventure Offering breathtaking beauty and jaw-dropping adventure, the Idaho experience is often beyond words. That’s why we’re thankful to these talented writers and photographers for capturing the Idaho spirit and captivating us with their stories.

MEGAN ZINK

SOFIA JARAMILLO

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KRISTIN LUNA @lunaticatlarge

Kristin Luna is a travel writer and photographer who has covered all 50 states and more than 130 countries. On her third trip to Idaho with her husband Scott, the outdoorsy duo discovered their favorite ski resort: Sun Valley. A journalist of 20 years, Kristin has written for Conde Nast Traveler, Travel + Leisure, AFAR, Food + Wine, PEOPLE, Real Simple, USA Today, Parade and more. She’s also authored guidebooks for Frommer’s, Globe Pequot and Sasquatch Books. When she and Scott aren’t traveling, they’re busy renovating quirky houses in Tennessee. Read about their adventures on their blog, Camels And Chocolate.

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Megan Zink is a photographer, writer and strategist passionate about storytelling, visual communication and exploration. In addition to developing guides for her travel journalism website, Moderately Excited, she works as a content marketing manager for a software company. Megan recently also founded a platform called Color and Curiosity to amplify the stories of women in travel, creative and technology spaces. She occasionally teaches photo workshops and weirdly likes public speaking.

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SCOTT MARCHANT hikingidaho.com

Sofia Jaramillo is an outdoor adventure photographer, bikepacker and skier. As a Latina, a big part of her mission is to uplift and tell stories of BIPOC athletes and women. Jaramillo got her start in photography working for newspapers. She is trained in telling stories through still photography and video. She believes in the power of storytelling and with this approach has photographed worldwide ad campaigns for various clients. She is a National Geographic contributor and member of Diversify Photo.

Scott Marchant is a Boisebased hiking guidebook author and landscape photographer. He has been trekking through the woods and deserts of Idaho for more than 20 years and loves to share the beauty of the state. He currently publishes five Idaho hiking guidebooks, an annual wilderness calendar and landscape puzzles. On Saturdays, look for Scott’s booth at the Capital City Public Market.

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JULIE HAHN

MARISSA LOVELL

Julie Hahn is a longtime Idahoan who splits her time between Boise and the tiny mountain town of Atlanta, where social distancing has been a way of life since 1864. She and her husband, Greg, love napping in hammocks, taking road trips, exploring little towns and visiting out-of-the-way museums and restaurants. They are proud supporters of Idaho’s arts community.

Marissa Lovell is a writer, reader and fresh-air seeker. She is all about being outside, listening to good tunes, growing and cooking food and being a slightly crazy cat lady. Marissa grew up on a farm in Oregon and now lives the small-city life in Boise, Idaho.

FRANCESCA MAZURKIEWICZ

COURTNIE DAWSON

@workmomtravels

Courtnie Dawson is a food and beverage writer native to Boise. Previously a writer for Edible Idaho, Courtnie serves as a board member and content director of FARE Idaho and writes articles for Bittercreek Alehouse and other food organizations. When not writing, Courtnie constantly conducts personal research on good beer and good food, with her husband in tow.

Francesca Mazurkiewicz is the founder and writer of the long-established travel blog, The Working Mom’s Travels. She often shares her travels with her two children, ages 11 and 6, in an attempt to provide them with an appreciation for other cultures and a positive worldview. In addition to traveling and writing, Francesca’s other passions are roots music and fly fishing.

HAYDEN SEDER ALAN MINSKOFF Alan Minskoff is the author of Idaho Wine Country and The Idaho Traveler. The latter, a travelogue, focuses on 24 small Idaho towns he visited between 1976 and 1977 and includes sections titled The Idaho Pie Trail and Big Idaho Breakfasts. Alan lives in Boise and teaches journalism at The College of Idaho.

Hayden Seder is a full-time freelance writer and editor based in her hometown of Ketchum, Idaho. Her work has been published in numerous publications including SVPN, The Weekly Sun, Idaho Press, Boise Weekly, Visit Sun Valley blog, Sun Valley Magazine and more. When not putting pen to paper, Hayden loves rock climbing, snowboarding, mountain biking and traveling with her rescue pit bull, Otis. visitidaho.org

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North Central Idaho is home to vast wilderness, pristine rivers, deep canyons, and rolling hills. Take a road trip along the historic Lewis and Clark Backcountry Byway and discover our charming small towns.

Tour the many important and sacred sites that make up the Nez Perce National Historical Park, which celebrates the Nimiipuu, who have hunted, fished, and lived on these lands for thousands of years.

Take a guided jet boat or rafting tour in Hells Canyon, the deepest river gorge in North America, or the Salmon, Snake, Lochsa or Selway rivers, some of the most wild and scenic around.

Explore the Lewis-Clark Valley AVA wine region and taste the award-winning wines that call this area home.

The adventures you experience here will have people asking why you’re smiling so much when you get home.

PHOTOS ©VISIT IDAHO, KIM FETROW, BRAD STINSON

EXPLORE THE HISTORY AND EXPERIENCE THE ADVENTURE IN THE LARGEST WILDERNESS AREA IN THE LOWER 48 STATES.

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MAIN OREGON TRAIL BACKCOUNTRY BYWAY, THREE ISLAND CROSSING STATE PARK

The Scenic Route

LEWIS AND CLARK BACKCOUNTRY BYWAY, SHARKEY HOT SPRINGS

What is a scenic byway? A road that exhibits one of six intrinsic qualities—scenic, natural, historic, recreational, archaeological or cultural—contributing toward a unique travel experience. When planning your epic Idaho road trip, it’s good to have a destination in mind. So which byway is best when it’s time to hit the road? Get your motor running with one of these seven panoramic routes from around the state.

MAIN OREGON TRAIL BACKCOUNTRY BYWAY LENGTH: 102 miles. Allow 6 hours. LOCATION: Start at Glenns Ferry (exit

121 off I-84), 75 miles southeast of Boise. ROADWAY: One-third of the route is paved roadway; two-thirds is gravel roads. WHEN TO VISIT: Summer can be very

hot, so late spring (after the roads have dried) and early fall (when it cools down) are the best times to visit. ATTRACTIONS: Mountain Home

Historical Museum and numerous historical sites, including Three Island Crossing State Park, Canyon Creek, Bonneville Point and Mayfield. PLACES TO STOP: Full services in

For real-time road conditions, visit 511.idaho.gov or download the free Idaho Transportation Department 511 app on Google Play (Android) or the App Store (iOS).

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GOLD RUSH HISTORIC BYWAY

OREGON TRAIL–BEAR LAKE SCENIC BYWAY

LEWIS AND CLARK BACKCOUNTRY BYWAY LENGTH: 39 miles. Allow 3 hours. LOCATION: Located 20 miles southeast

of Salmon off of Idaho 28. Turn east from Idaho 28 at the Tendoy store. ROADWAY: Roads are mostly single

lane with gravel surfaces and occasional turnouts. WHEN TO VISIT: Summer and fall are

the best times to visit. Snow usually closes the roads from November until June. Beware of muddy roads in late spring and early summer. The route is groomed in the winter months and is popular with snowmobilers.

GOLD RUSH HISTORIC BYWAY LENGTH: 42.5 miles. Allow 2.5

hours. LOCATION: Begins at the junction of

U.S. Highway 12 and Idaho 11 along the Clearwater River at Greer. ROADWAY: Two-lane, paved road with numerous scenic turnouts. If driving during winter, be prepared for winter road conditions, including ice and snow. WHEN TO VISIT: Throughout the year.

Summer attractions include camping, fishing and hiking. Winter options include skiing and snowmobiling on 350 miles of groomed and open trails. ATTRACTIONS: Lewis and Clark historical

Lemhi Pass and Continental Divide National Scenic Trail.

sites, Weippe Discovery Center, Bald Mountain Ski Area, Clearwater National Forest, Idaho’s first county courthouse and the J. Howard Bradbury Logging Museum.

PLACES TO STOP: Full services in

PLACES TO STOP: Full services

Salmon; partial services in Tendoy, Lemhi and Leadore.

in Weippe and Pierce. Greer and Headquarters have no services.

ATTRACTIONS: Sharkey Hot Springs,

OREGON TRAIL– BEAR LAKE SCENIC BYWAY LENGTH: 110 miles. Allow 2 hours. LOCATION: Begins at the Utah/Idaho

border and follows U.S. Highway 89 north to U.S. Highway 30, then north and west to Soda Springs, where it meets the Pioneer Historic Byway. ROADWAY: Roads are two-lane, paved

highways. WHEN TO VISIT: Throughout the year,

though heavy snowfall is possible in winter. ATTRACTIONS: Bear Lake State Park,

Bear Lake, Minnetonka Cave, Lava Hot Springs, National Oregon-California Trail Center and Soda Springs Geyser and Park. PLACES TO STOP: Full services in

Montpelier, Soda Springs and Lava Hot Springs; partial services in Paris, Georgetown and McCammon.

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PANHANDLE HISTORIC RIVERS PASSAGE SCENIC BYWAY

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SAWTOOTH SCENIC BYWAY

PANHANDLE HISTORIC RIVERS PASSAGE SCENIC BYWAY

SAWTOOTH SCENIC BYWAY

WILD HORSE TRAIL SCENIC BYWAY

LENGTH: 115.7 miles. Allow 3 hours.

LENGTH: 28.5 miles. Allow 40 minutes.

LOCATION: From Shoshone, take U.S.

LENGTH: 48.2 miles from Sandpoint to junction of U.S. Highway 95/ Idaho 1; 11 miles to the U.S.-Canada border at Porthill. Allow 1.5 hours.

LOCATION: Begins at the Washington/

Idaho border and follows U.S. Highway 2 to Sandpoint. ROADWAY: Two-lane, paved road with no

passing lanes. Can be icy during the winter months. WHEN TO VISIT: Throughout the year.

Eagle watching is great during winter months, while osprey are active in the summer. Schweitzer Mountain Resort offers year-round activities, from downhill skiing in the winter to hiking and mountain biking in the warmer months. ATTRACTIONS: Lake Pend Oreille,

Pend Oreille and Priest Rivers, Priest River Wildlife Area, Schweitzer Mountain Resort, Bonner County Historical Society & Museum and Albeni Falls Dam Visitor Center. PLACES TO STOP: Full services in Priest

River, Sandpoint and Oldtown/Newport.

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Highway 75 north to Stanley. ROADWAY: Two-lane, paved road with

some passing lanes. The 15-mile section over Galena Summit is winding, with 5-6% grades. WHEN TO VISIT: Throughout the year. ATTRACTIONS: Sawtooth National

Recreation Area, Redfish Lake, Galena Summit, Sun Valley Resort, Ernest Hemingway Memorial, the mountain towns of Hailey and Ketchum, Central Idaho Dark Sky Reserve. PLACES TO STOP: Full services in Hailey,

Ketchum and Stanley; partial services in Shoshone. PLACES TO STOP EXPLAINED Full services: When gas, food and lodging are available. Partial services: When gas and a few other facilities are available.

LOCATION: Begins in downtown Sandpoint

and follows U.S. 95 north through Bonners Ferry to Idaho 1 junction; then proceeds north on Idaho 1 to the U.S.-Canada border at Porthill. ROADWAY: Predominantly a two-lane,

paved road. Some sections are four lanes. WHEN TO VISIT: Throughout the year. Fall

colors are especially dramatic. . ATTRACTIONS: This is part of the

International Selkirk Loop, designated as North America’s only International Scenic Byway. Attractions include Lake Pend Oreille, Kootenai National Wildlife Refuge, Kaniksu National Forest and the historic port town of Bonners Ferry. Once in the Selkirk Mountains, check out hiking, fishing, Nordic skiing and snowmobiling PLACES TO STOP: Full services in

Sandpoint and Bonners Ferry.

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Idaho Scenic Byways

95 International Selkirk Bonners Ferry Loop & Wild Horse Trail Scenic Byway Panhandle Historic Rivers Passage Scenic Byway

Sandpoint

95 Coeur d’Alene

90 Lake Coeur d’Alene Scenic Byway

Pend Oreille Scenic Byway Kellogg

Whether it’s the jagged gorges and deep canyons of the high-mountain desert or the alpine lakes and snow-capped mountains of our lush forests, Idaho’s 31 scenic byways provide a front-row seat for marveling at the state’s breathtaking beauty and diverse geography.

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Lewis & Clark Backcountry Byway

Salmon Salmon River Scenic Byway

Hells Canyon Scenic Byway Payette River Scenic Byway

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Mesa Falls Scenic Byway

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Peaks to Craters Scenic Byway

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Fort Henry Historic Byway

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Varied topography makes Idaho a haven for beautiful flowers

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From alpine slopes to grassy meadows, lava fields to high desert expanses, Idaho’s many landscapes are ideal for a diverse range of wildflowers. While hundreds of species of wildflowers can be found throughout the state, we’ve highlighted some local favorites, as well as some rarities. When you’re ready to see these beauties in bloom, May–July is peak wildflower season in Idaho. I L L U S T R AT I O N B Y E M I LY R U S H

CHRIST’S INDIAN PAINTBRUSH This yellow flower is extremely rare and is only found on the summit of Mount Harrison.

CAMAS LILIES These purple-blue flowers blanket South Central Idaho in late May. The Camas Prairie Centennial Marsh is one of the best places to spot these flowers.

SYRINGA Known as Idaho’s state flower, syringa blossoms smell like oranges and grow in clusters on this perennial shrub.

ELKHORN CLARKIA This purple flower was discovered by Meriwether Lewis in the early 1800s in Idaho’s Bitterroot Mountains and is named after William Clark.

ARROWLEAF BALSAMROOT This showy yellow flower can easily tolerate and thrive in desert conditions.

IDAHO TRILLIUM Recognized as part of the lily family, the large leaves on this flower tend to be the star of the show as they can change colors from pink to purple and even to red with age.

DWARF MONKEYFLOWER Find these little flowers in mid-June at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve. Only the toughest flowers bloom here after battling a lack of moisture and temperatures that can climb to 150 degrees Fahrenheit.

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These purple-blue beauties can only be found in small portions of Idaho, Montana and Oregon.

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Experience unique landscapes on these must-do Idaho hikes The beautiful state of Idaho—the Gem State—is one of the most geographically diverse states in the country. It is an expanse of interesting landscapes stretching north nearly 500 miles from the Nevada-Idaho state line to the Idaho Panhandle at the Canadian border. In between you will find a topographical wonderland with forested mountains, crystal-clear mountain lakes, cascading rivers, rugged canyons and sage-covered desert. Here are four trails that will give you a varied perspective of the state’s immense hiking possibilities. The hikes are listed from easiest to most strenuous.

LANGER LAKE AND RUFFNECK PEAK

NEAR STANLEY Visitors to Stanley often overlook the remote and pristine Salmon River Mountains. The nearby Sawtooth Mountains seem to get all the attention, but seekers of solitude and beauty will find Langer Lake to be an ideal destination. Langer Lake sits in a lake-filled basin, directly east of the 9,407-foot Ruffneck Peak. The lake delivers mounds of charm with outcrops, dense woods, pristine creeks and stellar vistas to Ruffneck Peak, which looms over the basin. The moderate two-mile (one-way) hike begins at the fringe of the 1.3-million-acre Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness and ascends a rocky ridge. It then veers north through an open forest of lodgepole pine laced with several mountain creeks and eventually comes to the oblong-shaped Langer Lake. Other nearby lakes, including Rocky, Island and Ruffneck provide additional exploration possibilities. A maintained trail extends beyond Langer Lake and winds up a talus-covered ridge for an additional 2.2 miles to Ruffneck Peak. The panorama from its summit is spectacular and includes miles and miles of remote canyon drainages, scores of blue lakes, numerous high mountain peaks and even a distant view to the Sawtooth Mountain Range. Don’t forget your binoculars for this hike. Out-and-back distance (Langer Lake) is 4.2 miles with a total elevation gain of 1,000 feet. Out-and-back distance (Ruffneck Peak) is 8.4 miles with a total elevation gain of 2,500 feet. G E T T I N G T HE R E From Stanley, drive west on Idaho 21 for 18 miles and turn right on Forest Road 083. Take another immediate right on Forest Road 203 (Marsh Creek Road) and turn left on Forest Road 008 at 0.4 mile. Follow the dirtsurfaced road—passable to all vehicles—an additional 6.8 miles to the signed trailhead.

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NEAR BOISE The 5,895-foot, pyramid-shaped Stack Rock is located about three air miles west of Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, north of Boise. The granite outcrop rises more than 500 feet from its base and is surrounded by beautiful, open forest and many smaller outcrops. The views near the outcrop are outstanding, especially looking over the furrowed topography stretching miles and miles to the west. A new trail and trailhead were established at Stack Rock in 2019 and are now part of the Ridge to Rivers Trail System. This hike is arguably its crown jewel. The new trailhead has plenty of parking, pit latrines and picnic benches. The first mile of trail descends 200 feet through open visitidaho.org

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bluffs, grassy ridges and often-steep canyon walls. The canyon is at its best in late March through early May, when temperatures are mild and wildflowers add color to the green hillsides. Designated a Wild and Scenic River in 1975, the water quality of the river is exceptional and supports chinook salmon, steelhead and several species of trout. The area is also a habitat for birds of prey, deer, elk and black bear. At 1.1 miles, it’s an easy hike to the first bridge over the Rapid River. Those seeking a more vigorous outing can continue up the scenic canyon to another bridge over the river at 4.2 miles. Just beyond this BOULDER LAKE, NEAR MCCALL

forest of ponderosa pine and Douglas fir and crosses Bogus Basin Road. From here, the trail leads northwest along sloped hillsides offering outstanding vistas of the Treasure Valley. The last two miles are in dense forest of Douglas fir and include a 350-foot ascent in the final mile to the towering rock formation. Most of the route is relatively level except for the first mile from the trailhead (downhill) and the last mile to Stack Rock (uphill). The trail is normally accessible from mid-May through early November. Look to hike in late May, June and early July for wildflowers. Out-and-back distance is 10.6 miles with 900 feet of elevation gain. GE TTING T H E RE From the junction of Hill and Bogus Basin Roads, near downtown Boise, drive north on Bogus Basin Road for 12.9 miles to the signed Freddy’s Stack Rock Trailhead. Turn right and follow the paved, spur road to its end. There are about 25 parking spaces.

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NEAR MCCALL It’s an easy drive from McCall to the trailhead for the figureeight-shaped Boulder Lake, a beautiful day-hike destination. The large lake sits directly below 8,377-foot Boulder Mountain and is surrounded wildflower-filled meadows, talus-covered hillsides and dense woods. Families will find the hike to be a great choice as most of the route is shaded. If you are looking for a more rigorous outing, you can continue beyond Boulder Lake. Connecting trails lead to other nearby lakes including Louie, Anderson, Rapid and Summit. Look to hike in late June and July for blooming wildflowers and mid-September for fall colors. Out-and-back distance to Boulder Lake is 3.2 miles with 800 feet of elevation gain. G E T T I N G T HE R E From McCall, drive south on Idaho 55 for 1.9 miles and turn left on Elo Road. Continue 2.8 miles and veer left onto Boulder Lake Road. Follow Boulder Lake Road to its end at an undeveloped campground at 4.9 miles. (Boulder Lake Road transitions to a dirt-surface road at 0.9 mile and is passable to all vehicles.)

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NEAR RIGGINS Rapid River is located southwest of the town of Riggins and is a tributary of the Salmon River. This hike travels up a narrow canyon, paralleling the remarkably unspoiled Rapid River. Its banks are lined with a mix of exposed

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point, the trail splits and backpackers can travel up the West Fork of the Rapid River to even more remote country. Out-and-back distance to the first bridge over the Rapid River is 2.2 miles with 300 feet of gain. The hike can be extended to several other notable destinations including the signed junction of the Rapid River with the West Fork of the Rapid River at 4.3 miles (one way). G E T T I N G T HE R E From Riggins, drive south on U.S. Highway 95 for 5.7 miles and turn right onto Rapid River Road. Continue 2.9 miles to the signed trailhead.

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This town’s official name may be Twin Falls, but we prefer its nickname. After all, Twin is home to more than 30 waterfalls and surrounded by even more! The crown jewel of this watery wonderland is Shoshone Falls. At a staggering 212 feet, it’s higher than Niagara Falls – and even more spectacular. The falls really thunder in spring and early summer, but are breathtaking any time of year. The City of Waterfalls is loaded with outdoor adventures, and its historic downtown area is buzzing with activity. Ready to start exploring?

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Geology of the Gem State Learn how geological events shaped Idaho’s natural beauty

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daho is home to some of the most spectacular geological sites and landscapes in the country. These are places that are near and dear to many— places where residents and visitors have found peace and solace among rugged peaks and rolling hills. It may come as a surprise then, that many of these geological marvels began in utter chaos. The sharp, sky-piercing peaks of the Sawtooths. The inky, jagged lava field covering Craters of the Moon. The gleaming walls of limestone in the Boulder-White Cloud Mountains. How did these wondrous places come to be? The simple answer is heat and pressure, but that doesn’t even begin to tell the magnificent geologic tale of Idaho. Some 200 million years ago, the land that is now Idaho bordered the Pacific Ocean. Rising up from the sea, a microcontinent slammed into its coastline— scraping down its western edge and squeezing the oceanic seafloor in between—ultimately beginning the subduction of Pacific seafloor beneath the more buoyant continental North American Plate.

As the land engulfed the seafloor, pieces of rock melted into magma and ascended toward the surface. The semi-liquid rock cooled gradually as it moved upward, forming a mammoth mass of granite known as the Idaho Batholith. Covering about 35,000 square kilometers of central Idaho, erosion has exposed the enormous Idaho Batholith, which can be clearly seen in places like the Sawtooth and Bitterroot ranges. Around 40-50 million years ago hot magma broke the surface, creating the Challis volcanic field. Then, closer to 15 million years ago, things really began to heat up as the Yellowstone hotspot formed near Idaho’s southwest corner. As the hotspot scorched, rising magma melted sections of the batholith standing in its path. Eventually, melted pools of rhyolitic magma burst through the earth’s crust in a series of supervolcanoes, leaving gigantic calderas in its wake. These massive depressions run southwest to northeast across southern Idaho toward the site of current activity in Yellowstone, forming what we know as the Snake River Basin. It’s important to note that the Yellowstone hotspot is not moving eastward, as it visitidaho.org

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may appear, but the continental plate is actually moving above the hotspot. As the continent passed over the hotspot, the Western Snake River Basin was concurrently stretched, forming a deep basin that became known as Lake Idaho. The giant body of water is assumed to have been about 1,500 feet deep and roughly the size of Lake Ontario. Lake Idaho covered much of present-day’s Treasure Valley area and drained through Hells Canyon about 12 to 2 million years ago. Idaho chilled out during the next series of geological events, which occurred about 15,000 years ago. Out of the north, glaciers came crawling over the state’s mountains. At the northernmost edge of Idaho’s panhandle, a glacial chunk flowed down the Purcell Trench and jammed. The massive ice dam was located where the Clark Fork River presently enters Lake Pend Oreille, impounding what was once the huge glacial Lake Missoula. The lake filled beyond its capacity on more than one occasion, each time sending a deluge of water racing across northern Idaho and eastern Washington. Meanwhile, in southern Idaho, the ancient Lake Bonneville covered much of

northern Utah and Nevada and was also reaching capacity. The lake finally burst through Red Rock Pass and overflowed over southeastern Idaho. Water surged through the Snake River Canyon on its way to the Pacific Ocean, carving the canyon and leaving interesting debris in its wake, such as the “melon gravel” boulder fields near Hagerman. The powerful flood is responsible for sculpting some of the region’s most renowned features, including Shoshone Falls near Twin Falls and the Great Salt Lake in Utah. Perhaps what makes Idaho even more geologically intriguing is the fact that its history is still being written. The youngest flows at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve are only about 2,000 years old, and geologists predict further activity in the region over the next 1,000 years. Idaho’s mountains are still moving, as indicated by the recent earthquakes near Borah Peak in 1983 and Stanley in 2020. Understanding the catastrophic events that carved Idaho’s dazzling landscapes and the years of nature at play is surely enough to make you fall even more in love with the great Gem State.

SHOSHONE FALLS These mighty waterfalls stand 212-feet high, about 45 feet higher than Niagara Falls, with water spilling over a nearly 1,000-foot-wide rim. When the Lake Bonneville flood unleashed its waters nearly 15,000 years ago, the massive flow tore through the area, sculpting the walls of the Snake River Canyon and ripping away the canyon floor to form impressive features such as Shoshone Falls. Its powerful cascade is a constant reminder of the forces that came before it, which shaped the scenery as far as the eye can see.

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BRUNEAU DUNES STATE PARK Standing tall and proud in the southwest Idaho desert, Bruneau Dunes State Park is home to the tallest single-structured sand dune in North America. Geologists believe that prevailing winds carried sand from the Bonneville flood and deposited it where the dunes stand today outside of Mountain Home. Bruneau Dunes still remains at the mercy of the winds.

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The rocks here were formed by a volcanic eruption some 34 million years ago; then erosion worked the bedrock, sculpting the citylike features for which the area is named. Emigrants of the California Trail vividly described passing through a “Silent City of Rocks”—an otherworldly landscape where tall stone spires sprung from the earth and narrow canyons snaked through the sagebrush-flanked desert.

The lava flows at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve didn’t happen that long ago, geologically speaking. Lava erupted from the deep cracks of the Great Rift between 15,000 and 2,000 years ago, sending lava oozing onto 618 square miles before coming to rest. Today, visitors can explore the cavernous lava tubes and sleepy cinder cones, as geologists believe this area is lying dormant for now.

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Over the past 2.1 million years, the Yellowstone region has produced three large volcanic eruptions, one of which resulted in the creation of Mesa Falls. This particular eruption occurred 1.3 million years ago, forming a large, basin-shaped volcanic crater known as the Henry’s Fork Caldera. As this caldera deepened, a ledge formed over which the Snake River began to flow, resulting in the impressive waterfall that we see today.

SAWTOOTH MOUNTAINS Named for their distinct jagged peaks, the Sawtooth Mountains are one of the best illustrations of the Idaho Batholith. As the magma ascended, sections shifted into one another, creating the towering craggy mountains of solid granite that we see today. A section at the northern end of the Sawtooth Range exudes a pink hue rather than the usual sparkling gray, indicating a section of batholith that is a bit younger than the rest of the massive range. Glaciers also ravaged the mountains, leaving behind U-shaped valleys and pristine lakes like Redfish Lake.

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Glaciers tore through the land as they invaded Idaho from the north, creating rock dust that settled in Lake Missoula. Floods spilled out over the land and eventually dried up. Prevailing winds carried silt and dust where it settled on the land, creating the rolling hills that we now call the Palouse. The loess soil—a very fine, light soil—here is exceptional for farming, as the abundance of silt particles ensures good irrigation, drainage and soil aeration.

LAKE PEND OREILLE Known for its depth and outstanding beauty, Lake Pend Oreille in northern Idaho is evidence of the ancient glacial lake from which it formed. It’s believed that the massive ice dam—which spurred

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ancient Lake Missoula—is located where the Clark Fork River enters the lake today. Glacial activity carved out the 1,150-foot lake, making it the fifth-deepest lake in the nation.

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Similar to the formation of the Bruneau Dunes, water and wind created the fertile Palouse region in north-central Idaho.

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Whitewater State Experience world-class rafting and breathtaking scenery on Idaho’s acclaimed rivers MAIN SALMON RIVER, NEAR STANLEY

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id you know Idaho has more navigable miles of whitewater than any other state in the Lower 48? With 3,100 miles of rapids, eddies, sand bars and more, you can always find a way to add a day (or six) of splish-splashing adventure to your Idaho vacation. Idaho serves of up mile after mile of pristine river conditions for all levels of whitewater enthusiasts, from rafting rookies to paddling pros. Stack on the gorgeous mountain and canyon landscapes, diverse wildlife viewing and riverside hot springs, and you get an ideal setting for an easy day of sightseeing and nonstop guided paddling fun or the multiday river adventure of a lifetime.

NORTHERN AND NORTH-CENTRAL IDAHO Northern Idaho is known for its abundance of water—everything from the dazzling Pend Oreille, Coeur d’Alene, Priest, Moyie and Kootenai Rivers to the legendary Lochsa, Selway and Clearwater Rivers. With continuous Class III to IV rapids, the Lochsa River is perfect for adrenaline seekers looking for a full day of adventure on one wild river. The Lochsa is fueled by spring runoff and is navigable during high water, making May through July the prime time for this trip. The Selway River is regarded as one of the most remote rivers in the US, taking adventurers into the heart of the Selway-Bitterroot Wilderness during a multiday trip. Featuring 47 miles of Class III to IV rapids, a skilled guide will help you navigate the rowdy and technical whitewater. You’ll also be able to enjoy ample hiking opportunities, impeccable fishing habitats and scenic campsites along the way. This wilderness expedition is best experienced May through August, but you’ll want to plan well in advance, as it is maintained in a highly primitive condition with only one launch allowed per day. Formed by the confluence of the Lochsa and Selway Rivers, northcentral Idaho’s Middle Fork of the Clearwater River is ideal for those seeking a tamer, single-day rafting trip. One of the first rivers to be designated visitidaho.org

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CENTRAL IDAHO Central Idaho has rugged mountain peaks, untouched wilderness, sparkling night skies and some of the best whitewater in the world. Mountain towns like Stanley, Hailey, Ketchum, Sun Valley and Salmon make great base camps for half-day, fullday or multiday whitewater runs in this part of the state. Known among aficionados as one of the best and most-coveted rafting trips in the country, the Middle Fork of the Salmon River is the crème de la crème of whitewater experiences. The Middle Fork runs through the heart of the largest wilderness area in the contiguous U.S., the Frank Church–River of No Return Wilderness, meaning you’ll spend six days paddling through continuous Class III and IV rapids while spending your nights soaking in riverside hot springs and camping along the banks. Pick a trip in June for a rowdier whitewater experience, or during the

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runs down to the confluence of the Snake River. The relatively warm water (best in July and August) and white sandy beaches attract families and first-time rafters. The rollercoaster style Class III rapids keep things exciting as you float through the river’s steep and majestic canyon walls, but you will also find plenty of mellow pools for swimming and lounging. If your schedule doesn’t allow for multiple days on the water, then consider a half- or full-day trip on the Riggins Section of the Salmon, which runs through the town of Riggins. The Riggins Section offers roughly 13 miles of Class III to IV rapids and is best from June through September.

Wild and Scenic by Congress in 1968, the picturesque Middle Fork of the Clearwater offers several Class I and II rapids that are great for beginners looking for a relaxing day on the water, or for those eager to tap into the phenomenal fishing available while being surrounded by 1.3 million acres of wilderness. This stretch of river is best traveled July through September, making it the perfect adventure to cool off on a hot summer day. The Lower Salmon River presents an easy-going yet exciting three- to fourday rafting experience. This multiday trip starts near the town of White Bird and

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With a mix of deep canyons, high mountains and sprawling deserts, southwest Idaho has diverse terrain and similarly varied and stunning rivers to experience. Boise, Idaho’s capital, is less than an hour from several rafting opportunities. The Main Payette River, just north of Boise, is an easy half-day trip (about three hours on the water) and perfect for first-timers and seasoned paddlers. All levels will enjoy the approachable Class I and II rapids along this fun, leisurely run between May and September. Considered one of the most challenging and revered rafting trips around, the South Fork of the Payette is better suited for adventurers who feel comfortable with

in the Lower 48 and offers a remote wilderness rafting and fishing experience. The four- to six-day trips on the Main Salmon take paddlers from the eastern border of Idaho at North Fork all the way west to Riggins. With big Class III and IV rapids, refreshing river pools for swimming and expansive beach areas, all ages and activity levels will enjoy this trip.

Consider a half- or full-day trip on the Upper Main Salmon, which can be accessed from Stanley or Salmon. The Upper Main offers a memorable whitewater rafting introduction for beginners while keeping it fun for repeat adventurers. You’ll experience the rowdiest water in June, so try a trip in July or August for a less bumpy (but no less exciting) journey.

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heavy paddling through Class III and IV rapids. This advanced stretch of river requires helmets, and there is no shortage of expert guides to happily manuever you through the whitewater (plan on being wet by the end of the day). Depending on which portion you’re most interested in, you’ll find guided half-day, full-day and two- and three-day trips running from May into September. For a full-day trip packed with stunning views and rolling waves interspersed with Class I–III rapids and potential wildlife visitidaho.org

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The Upper Section of the Owyhee in southwest Idaho offers some of the most remote rafting and canyon scenery in the country. Access is challenging and the whitewater is on the milder end, but those who do venture into this remote canyon are rewarded with the ultimate wilderness experience. Similar to the Payette River, the winding Snake River offers a variety of access points and experiences for those seeking adventure on the water. JASPER GIBSON

sightings, don’t miss the Upper North Fork of the Payette (commonly known as the Cabarton). While you can plan on getting soaked along the way, this trip will likely have everyone laughing with excitement by the time you reach the final leg. An optimal blend of whitewater rafting and relaxed floating, trips on the Cabarton run May through September. The Jarbidge and Bruneau Rivers trip is one of the most adventurous guided whitewater excursions in the US, known for its big, technical and steep whitewater rapids and stunning desert scenery. You won’t find crowds here, but rather steep rock walls, slot canyons and narrow gorges decorated with juniper forests, desert wildflowers and breathtaking side hikes. For the few who decide to embark on this challenging journey, the rafting season can run anywhere between April and June, but take note, it’s a fickle season and pinning down the perfect window to run the river is part of the fun. The trip takes roughly four to six days to conquer. For a shorter version, check out the four-day, 40-mile standalone trip on the Bruneau, with incredible canyon scenery and a 5-mile rapid finale.

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Hells Canyon, North America’s deepest river gorge, is one of Idaho’s most iconic locations and serves up big splashes for fans of whitewater. A variety of rafting outfitters offer single- and multiday experiences that will accommodate any vacation schedule. The Class III and IV rapids keep things interesting, while mellow stretches of the Snake allow you to revel in the grandeur of Hells Canyon or spot a bear taking a drink along the river’s edge. Trips run May through October. The Murtaugh Section of the Snake River is an under-the-radar river run. Best suited for the very adventurous, there is a high possibility you’ll end up in the water at some point during your paddle through these big Class IV rapids. This full-day, adrenaline-pumping experience is available during spring runoff, typically May and June. The Hagerman Section of the Snake provides Class III whitewater in the bottom of Hagerman Canyon surrounded by wildlife and geologic formations. This spectacular one-day river trip in southern Idaho is best experienced between May and September. If you are in or visiting Salt Lake City, Utah, and looking to get on the river, this is one of the closest and best whitewater rafting options. READY TO HIT THE WATER? Find more information on guided experiences, rivers and rafting seasons at raftidaho.org.

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y friend Becca Bredehoft and I sit at the top of Dollarhide Pass in the Smoky Mountains, eating lunch after our first steep climb of the trip. About three hours outside of Ketchum and at an elevation of nearly 8,700 feet, our reward is a spectacular view of the Pioneer Mountains. To the west, the road winds down through a series of hairpin turns to the valley below. As far as the eye can see, there is endless lush forest. We’re only on day one of the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route. The entire route is a 500-mile figure-eight loop through central Idaho that passes about 50 soakable hot springs in remote areas. This was my first bikepacking trip, so I decided it would be best to start with a shorter section of the route. Becca and I chose to ride a 150-mile portion of the trail between Ketchum and Boise, which passes about 10 hot springs. Bikepacking is an incredible way to experience the outdoors, but it does come with a learning curve. The challenging part isn’t riding the bike; it’s learning everything you need to know to make the trip smooth, like correct gear, preparation and route planning. I can count over a dozen lessons learned from this trip, but here are a few things you absolutely need to know before emFull Idaho Hot barking on this porSprings Mountain Bike Route tion of the Idaho Hot Springs Mountain Bike Route.

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When planning any bikepacking trip, one of the first things you should do is figure out what type of bike you’d like to ride. There are two options for this route: a mountain bike or a gravel bike. You can figure out what type of bike you need by researching the trail you’ll be riding. Most route descriptions include the percentage of paved, unpaved and single-track riding. If there is a significant amount of single track, you will need a mountain bike. If the majority is unpaved and on gravel roads, you could go with either a mountain bike or a gravel bike. Mountain bikes are generally more comfortable, but they are slower than gravel bikes. The majority of this route is on Forest Service roads, so I chose to ride a hardtail mountain bike, and I was thankful to have it. The extra suspension from the front shock was helpful during the steep descents down mountain passes, which tended to have potholes, loose ground and uneven surfaces. Another critical part of your bike is your seat. I made the mistake of not riding my bike much prior to the trip and paid the price. The saddle that came with the bike wasn’t the right fit and made me pretty sore. Take the time to try out your saddle weeks prior to your trip, and purchase one that is comfortable and fits your body.

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The Adventure Cycling Association recommends biking this trip between late June and late October. Wildfires often happen in late summer in Idaho and could easily spark in the forests along the route. In spring, the weather is still cool, making for optimal soaking temperatures and less chances for wildfires. Throughout the trip, the scenery and geography changed. We started in valleys full of aspen trees, made our way to higher elevations with pine forests and eventually biked along the South and Middle Forks of the Boise River, where giant Ponderosa pines dominated the scenery. In the aspens, closer to Ketchum, the sun sparkled through the trees casting intricate shadows across the road. The wind sent dozens of yellow leaves floating around us. When we rose in elevation, the bright fall reds and oranges of new growth contrasted against the charred remains of an old wildfire.

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The Adventure Cycling Association sells print and digital maps for this route. I used the print map as well as their mobile app. The app provides each hot spring’s exact location and will track your location, even without service. Well before you set out for your adventure, it’s important to sit down and plan how many miles you will bike each day and where you will camp. I recommend ending your day by camping at a hot spring each night. That way, you can either soak before or after riding. The mileage you ride is completely up to you and should be based off of your personal fitness level or prior riding experience. WORSWICH HOT SPRINGS, NEAR FAIRFIELD

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Having the right bike bags can make or break your trip. You need enough space for all your belongings but not so much weight that it makes riding your bike difficult. On most bikepacking trips, water occupies the most space in bags. Luckily, most of this trail follows streams and rivers so you don’t have to carry much water. It’s easy to stop and filter water, so you just need to bring what you’ll need for the day. Purchasing the right types of bags can be overwhelming. Bike bags come in various sizes and fit on different parts of the bike. You will need at least three bags for this route: a handlebar bag, a frame bag and a saddle bag. I was really impressed with my Swift Industries Zeitgeist Bag and my Revelate Ranger frame bag. Both held up well and stayed in place. Keep in mind: not all bags will fit every bike. Some companies, like FBJ Creations, make custom bags to fit your bike frame. Whatever you end up choosing, make sure you order them weeks in advance to try them on your bike. I could go on for days about all the knowledge gained on this trip, but one of my biggest takeaways is that bikepacking is truly about the journey. It is a continuous process of pedaling, progressing and learning. Make sure to soak up each minute while you’re out there, and soak in as many hot springs as you can. I know I’ll be back to tackle more of this route in the future.

Everyone has a different toolkit depending on what bike they are riding. Here are the tools I recommend: • Inner tubes (at least two) • Hand pump • Tire levers • Chain tool and quick links • Multi-tool with pliers • Spare valve stems • Patch kit • CO2 cartridges and inflator • Electric or duct tape

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Water, Wildlife & Wonder Discover breathtaking beauty and adventure in Idaho’s state parks From hiking, rock climbing and swimming to boating and pioneer history, Idaho’s 30 state parks offer numerous activities to visitors. Begin your exploration of the Gem State’s open spaces with these four must-see state parks. PRIEST LAKE STATE PARK The stunning Selkirk Mountains in Northern Idaho are a picturesque backdrop for this dazzling park. Reaching depths of 300 feet, Priest Lake (comprised of both an upper and lower lake) is well-recognized for its crystal-clear waters. Hiking, huckleberry picking, camping, kayaking and swimming are ideal adventures for this magnificent park. HARRIMAN STATE PARK Just south of the community of Island Park, Harriman State Park is packed with hiking and biking trails, history and wildlife. As part of the 16,000-acre wildlife refuge in the Greater Yellowstone Ecosystem, this park is known for an abundance of moose, elk, Trumpeter swans and other animals that call this area home. Add in the park’s history with the Union Pacific Railroad dating back to the early 1900s, and it’s easy to see why there is so much to explore.

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THOUSAND SPRINGS STATE PARK This expansive park is made up of five separate park units which stretch between Bliss, Hagerman and Buhl. Visitors can visit historical stops at Ritter Island and Malad Gorge, or spend the day chasing waterfalls at Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Preserve and Niagara Springs.

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HELLS GATE STATE PARK Situated in Lewiston at the northern entrance to Hells Canyon— North America’s deepest river gorge—this park offers miles of hiking trails, numerous campsites and access to boating, fishing and swimming in the Snake River. The two-acre Lewis & Clark Discovery Center located in the park showcases the journey of the Corps of Discovery Expedition through Idaho. Learn about all of Idaho’s state parks at visitidaho.org/state-parks.

GET YOUR PASSPORT TO ADVENTURE Idaho residents: For $10, get an Idaho State Parks Passport, providing unlimited day-use access to all 30 state parks (including boat launches). Get yours when you renew your vehicle registration annually online, by mail or at your local DMV. Out-of-state visitors: For $40, get a Motor Vehicle Entry Fee sticker, providing unlimited access to camping and day-use entrance to all Idaho State Parks for one year. Pick one up at any Idaho State Park or online.

CAMPING RESOURCES Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation parksandrecreation.idaho.gov Idaho RV Campgrounds Association rvidaho.org Idaho Power idahopower.com Federal Campgrounds recreation.gov

PRIEST LAKE STATE PARK, NEAR COOLIN

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Tunnels, Trestles & Tracks Exploring Idaho’s rail-to-trail experiences BY MARISSA LOVELL

ays of sun and shadow dance across your skin, cast by the canopy of old R ponderosa pines above. Trees whip past you in a blur of green. A steel trestle stands statuesque ahead, beckoning you across its sky-high catwalk. The path sprawls on, as though it’s an ancient shepherd determined to guide curious travelers through the rugged Idaho wilderness, just as it has for decades. The spirit of the historic railroads that once rumbled across more than 3,000 miles of Idaho feels alive and well today at the state’s nine rail-to-trail routes where you can bike or hike to your heart’s content.

ROUTE OF THE HIAWATHA

Following 15 miles of the former Milwaukee Road Pacific Extension, the Route of the Hiawatha runs through 10 tunnels and over seven trestles—some as high as 230 feet. The route begins with the famed St. Paul Pass tunnel, which cuts 8,771 feet through the Bitterroot Mountains. It’s all (gradually) downhill from there. Bicycle rentals and shuttles to the trailhead are available at Lookout Pass Ski Area off Interstate 90, Exit 0.

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WOOD RIVER TRAIL

TRAIL OF THE COEUR D’ALENES

Connecting 36 miles of the Wood River Valley—including the communities of Hailey, Ketchum and Sun Valley—the Wood River Trail runs alongside its namesake river on an old Union Pacific Railroad grade. The railroad was originally built in the early 1880s to serve the area’s mining boom and was later used to develop the area, including the construction of Sun Valley Resort. The trail is accessible year-round and is a popular destination for hiking, biking, horseback riding, skiing, inline skating and skateboarding.

Winding through the panhandle, the 73mile paved Trail of the Coeur d’Alenes sweeps through the historic Silver Valley and follows the Coeur d’Alene River to the northern Palouse prairie. The path hugs the shore of sparkling Lake Coeur d’Alene, crosses over the Chatcolet Bridge to enter Heyburn State Park and then makes its final climb into Plummer. Bicycle rentals are available in nearby Wallace and Kellogg.

WEISER RIVER TRAIL

Bicycle rentals are available in Ketchum and Hailey.

The Weiser River Trail is Idaho’s longest rail-trail, following the Weiser River for 84 miles along what was once the Pacific and Idaho Northern Railroad. The trail passes through 1,400 acres of wildlife habitat and several small towns. Stop by Mundo Hot Springs in Cambridge for a soothing mid-trail soak.

LATAH TRAIL Built on top of the former Moscow to Arrow rail line, the Latah Trail is 10 feet wide and stretches 12 miles from Moscow to Troy. The trail flaunts an endless panorama of Idaho’s Palouse region and passes through mature pine forests near Troy before dropping into beautiful Bear Creek Canyon.

Bicycle rentals are available in Weiser.

Bicycle rentals are available in Moscow.

ASHTON TO TETONIA TRAIL

The Ashton to Tetonia Trail stretches 30 miles along part of the abandoned Teton Valley Branch of the Union Pacific Railroad. This trail meanders through farmland, wooded valleys and over five bridges and restored rail trestles with unobstructed views of the towering Teton Mountain Range in the distance.

BOISE GREENBELT The Boise Greenbelt follows 25 miles of the Boise River, connecting Lucky Peak State Park, downtown Boise and many neighborhoods along the way. The paved trail extends on both sides of the river, winding through numerous city parks and passing by restaurants, wineries, public art and points of interest.

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Bicycle rentals are available in Boise.

VICTOR TO DRIGGS TRAIL

Bicycle rentals are available in Driggs and Victor.

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The 7.7-mile paved trail from Victor to Driggs is relatively short, yet incredibly scenic. Following a former Union Pacific right-of-way, the trail makes a beeline for the Teton Mountains through a wide valley along the Idaho-Wyoming border, displaying stunning views in every direction.

The 17-mile Portneuf Greenway is a collection of paved pathways following the Portneuf River. The path connects the neighborhoods of Pocatello with three parks and the Edson Fichter Nature Area, a 29-acre site that features a fishing pond and opportunities for wildlife viewing. Bicycle rentals are available in Pocatello.

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Whether you’re looking for high-speed thrills or a leisurely float on a lazy river, Idaho’s multiple water parks let you enjoy splish-splashing fun any time of year.

ROARING SPRINGS WATER PARK

ROARING SPRINGS WATER PARK A sprawling expanse of pools, slides and rides, Roaring Springs in Meridian truly offers something for the whole family. The Cliffhanger, which stands six stories high yet only takes four seconds to complete, gets your adrenaline pumping, while the Endless River makes for the perfect midday cruise. Experience thrilling G-forces on the award-winning Snake River Run. Bearfoot Bay delights little adventurers with a splashy, animal-themed wonderland, and the Kiddie Kowabunga Slide is perfect for pint-sized fun. The park has more than a dozen attractions, all varying in intensity, that will easily keep your entire group entertained for a full day. SILVER RAPIDS INDOOR WATER PARK Silver Rapids is a year-round oasis located within Silver Mountain Resort in Kellogg. With free admission included with every overnight stay, this indoor park is packed with slides and pools to enjoy after a day on the slopes or riding at the on-site bike park. Visitors not staying overnight should keep in mind that a limited number of online tickets are sold each day and that all tickets must be booked ahead of time as walk-ups are not permitted.

BOULDER BEACH WATER PARK

Northwest, Boulder Beach comes alive in the summer months with nine rides varying in intensity. Access to Boulder Beach is included with a Silverwood pass, so you can easily cool off after riding the region’s most impressive roller coasters. RAPTOR REEF INDOOR WATER PARK

Rapids also features a rock wall angled over the water for the daredevils in your group. This water park is typically open from late June to late August for refreshing summertime fun. LAVA HOT SPRINGS Offering the best of both worlds, the town of Lava Hot Springs features a warmweather water park and world-famous hot pools that are fed by the natural geothermal springs for which the area is named. The hot pools are open year-round and entice visitors with five rock-bottom pools filled with steaming, all-natural mineral water. Just down the road from the hot pools, the Olympic Swimming Complex includes an indoor aquatic center, several slides, diving boards and a kiddie cove. For those seeking an adrenaline rush, the complex also has two speed slides, each with a 60-foot vertical drop and a terminal velocity of 38 mph. VISIT IDAHO

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Resting at a comfortable 86°F, Raptor Reef is a year-round retreat featuring a wave pool, four slides and an indoor-outdoor hot tub. Located inside Triple Play Family Fun Park in Hayden, Raptor Reef is covered by a retractable roof that can be opened to enjoy the summer sunshine.

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Dreams Do Come True Fly-fishing on Idaho’s legendary Snake River BY FRANCESCA MAZURKIEWICZ

How does a young Chicago woman fall in love with fly-fishing? Well, my story starts in my early 20s as a seasonal employee at Yellowstone National Park. By that point, I’d been fishing with my dad and grandfather for almost 20 years, but I’d never tried fly-fishing. I left for YellowB efore stone, my grandfather

gave me a fly rod that I never knew he had. I used it that summer to teach myself to fly-fish, and I wasn’t the same after that. I had to return home to Chicago, and all I could focus on was heading back West to fly-fish again. My bedroom walls were adorned with photos of rugged mountains and wild rivers torn from my outdoor magazines. One photo was at the center of it all: a panorama of the Snake River in Idaho. More than 20 years later, I found myself with the opportunity to finally fly-fish the Snake River. FISHING THE SOUTH FORK My plan was to spend one day on the South Fork of the Snake and one day on the Henry’s

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Fork. The South Fork is one of North America’s premier trout fisheries, boasting 5,000 trout per mile. There are healthy populations of brown, rainbow and cutthroat trout with an average length of 15 inches. With numbers like that, I liked my chances of landing a few. My base for the South Fork portion of the adventure was Teton Springs Lodge & Spa in Victor, Idaho, which offers one- and two-bedroom luxury suites as well as mountain log cabins. The lodge’s prime location within the Teton Valley allows for convenient access to the nearby Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks, along with myriad summer and winter activities. I had made arrangements to spend the day with a guide from WorldCast Anglers out of Victor. On the morning of

my trip, waiting outside the lodge for my guide to arrive, I was like a little kid anticipating the ice cream truck to turn the corner onto my street. I was so excited to get back on the water. During the drive to the put-in, my guide asked about my fly-fishing experience and provided expectations—mainly about the weather since it was alternating between brilliant sunshine and cold, driving rain that could impact our success. Also, while trout are abundant in the South Fork, there is always the possibility that they won’t feel like biting. That was not the case for me, however. As my guide deftly maneuvered the drift boat through the

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SUCCESS AT HENRY’S FORK I was ready for day two! Even more so, I was looking forward to my next destination: Three Rivers Ranch (TRR) in Warm River. TRR has been family owned and operated for almost 90 years. Since 1987, Lonnie Allen—the great-granddaughter of the original owners—has been running the show. TRR is tucked away along a private section of Robinson Creek and is rather off the grid. Internet service is available, however there is no cellular service at the ranch, and most GPS systems are not functional. That is what

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ruggedly gorgeous Swan Valley, he gave me precise instructions. He pointed out exact spots to cast and land my fly and reminded me when I should mend or strip my line—and it all worked. On that day, I caught at least a dozen trout, including a 20-inch rainbow beauty.

makes TRR such a treasure: disconnecting from modern technology while connecting with nature and fellow anglers. Professional fly-fishing services are included with a stay at TRR, and there are half- and full-day trip options for non-guests. Seven secluded guest cabins are situated along Robinson Creek, along with Robinson Lodge and the recently restored Homestead. Breakfast and dinner are served in the lodge dining hall, where guests feast communally on gourmet, family-style meals. Dinner, which is as much a part of the TRR experience as the fishing, and the preceding cocktail hour are the highlights. Guests are encouraged to gather for drinks and hors d’oeuvres to unwind and share the day’s fishing stories. It comes as no surprise that TRR maintains a 90% guest-return rate. I met my guide after breakfast, and he figured he would take me to the South Fork because it had been fishing very well at the time. When I

asked if we could hit Henry’s Fork instead, he gave me a surprised look and asked, “Do you want to catch big fish or a lot of fish?” I explained that I’d fished the South Fork a few days prior and, while it was outstanding, I really wanted to experience the storied Henry’s Fork. “Then a lot of little fish it is,” he said. My TRR guide was exceptionally skilled. He knew exactly where the fish would hit, almost like he talked with them ahead of time about where they would be hanging out. I placed my fly precisely where I was instructed, and amazingly enough, I ended up with a fish at the end of my line every time. While landing a 20-inch rainbow is exhilarating, just being on the water surrounded by majestic scenery and catching “a lot of little fish” is just as incredible. That evening, as I sat down to dinner with the other guests back at the ranch, I sipped my wine with a smile on my face, thrilled that my decades-long dream of fly-fishing the Snake finally came true. visitidaho.org

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he dramatic peaks of the Sawtooth Mountains sliced through the bluebird sky as our rental SUV drove over salted ice. It was January, and we had flown from Nashville into Boise for a week of shredding the slopes at Sun Valley. But the desert landscape of southwestern Idaho had not prepared us for the majesty ahead as we got off the interstate and veered north on State Highway 75 toward Ketchum, a town that sits adjacent to the country’s oldest ski resort.

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It’s easy to see why this piece of wintry wonderland caught railroad tycoon W. Averell Harriman’s attention nearly a century ago. The Union Pacific chairman, who later served as governor of New York, sent his men out in search of an idyllic slice of land on which to build a ski resort in the European style. Once they discovered what is now Sun Valley, the search was called off. Harriman had found his utopia. TERRAIN FOR THE WHOLE FAMILY Soon after checking into the beautifully renovated Sun Valley Lodge and depositing

our luggage in our spacious corner room, my husband Scott and I made straight for the main attraction, “Baldy,” which towers 9,150 feet over the region. Coming from Tennessee, we didn’t bring our own gear, but it was a quick and easy endeavor to rent all the equipment we needed from River Run Plaza, then store it there overnight when we were finished at the end of each day. In the 85 years since Sun Valley Resort debuted to the public, and introduced the world’s first chairlift, it has expanded to include a total of 12 lifts at Bald Mountain

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and encompass 2,054 acres that skirt Sawtooth National Forest. Within a half day, we discovered why this beloved resort is a favorite among the hard-core ski set: Not only do Baldy’s 120 runs cover 3,400 vertical feet of drop—with no flat stretches or catwalks, much to my snowboarder husband’s delight—but also lift lines are nonexistent, meaning we were able to tackle double the amount of runs than we typically manage in a single day at other ski resorts of comparable size. For those traveling with little ones, the resort lays claim to a second mountain, Dollar, which is not far from the Sun Valley Lodge and is prime territory for kids to get their ski footing via private lessons or ski and snowboard school among the 628 feet of vertical, treeless terrain. As our knees started to quiver around midafternoon, we took our time winding down the 3-mile-long Warm Springs run back to the base of Bald Mountain to pack up for the day and enjoy the off-piste amenities. BEYOND THE SLOPES Skiing may be what draws the bulk of visitors to Sun Valley,

but it’s not the only thing to do in this mountainous region of Idaho. Guests at Sun Valley Resort have access to the indoor Olympic pool as well as a pair of outdoor heated pools. The lodge is also outfitted with a state-of-the-art, 20,000-square-foot, full-service spa and salon with 15 private treatment rooms and unique services like the Alpine Arnica Soothing Soak. Those who prefer Nordic skiing to downhill can take advantage of the 25 miles of groomed trails, all of which diverge from Sun Valley Nordic & Snowshoe Center. Newcomers might consider a private lesson first. Many of these trails allow for fat bikes (available for rent at nearby sports shops) and dogs. Fans of Spinning Out, the Netflix figure-skating drama from 2020, can relive scenes from the show, which is largely based in Sun Valley. Sun Valley Lodge is home to two ice rinks, available to guests year-round, as well as youth amateurs and pro figure skaters who train there in the off-season. Even if skating isn’t your idea of fun, there is stadium seating from which you can watch the more seasoned skaters perform on the ice.

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For the ultimate winter experience through the surrounding rural topography, sign up for a horse-drawn sleigh ride that departs from the village and heads out to Trail Creek Cabin. Built by Harriman in 1937, this hunting cabin was loaned out on occasion to friends such as Ernest Hemingway; in fact, the wordsmith bunked here while writing For Whom the Bell Tolls. Today, Trail Creek Cabin is a romantically lit restaurant, accessible via sleigh, car or the complimentary shuttle service for Sun Valley guests, whose chef whips up a tasting menu of high-quality fish and game, such as steelhead, venison and buffalo tenderloin. Just be sure you bundle up for the ride out, as the weather can be brisk at night. DINE AROUND TOWN—AND IN THE VILLAGE If the après life is more appealing to you than the skiing itself, the Sun Valley area is a slam dunk of a destination with its 20 independently owned restaurants, bars and lounges scattered throughout. The village is home to popular eateries like Konditorei and The Ram, a restaurant which has been serving up cuisine since the area became a skiing destination in 1937. Beloved for its fondue—a mustorder item if ever there were one—this German-influenced restaurant always features fresh seafood and daily Heritage Dinners (like schnitzel with lingonberry jam or spätzle with braised beef), which reflect the Bavarian culture that started the snow sports movement in the United States. To add to the ambiance, pianist Larry Harshbarger has manned the ivories at The Ram for 41 years. The accomplished musician with

encyclopedic knowledge of show tunes, pop music and classics alike travels 26 miles each way six nights a week to entertain guests. For those in search of lunch with an amazing view, The Roundhouse restaurant is accessible by gondola, offering panoramas from both the dining room and patio. The Roundhouse has been a Sun Valley staple since 1939

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and is the perfect place to meet up with your crew for lunch, whether you’re on skis or not. With a circular layout and central fireplace, it’s one of the coziest spots on or off the mountain. In downtown Ketchum, stop by Sawtooth Brewery, which features a half-dozen flagship brews and rotating IPAs and seasonal beers. Also visit Warfield Distillery, famed for its handcrafted libations, such as gin, vodka, whiskey and brandy. It also operates as a pub, so nab a booth and settle in for a meal as you sip your way through Warfield’s cocktail menu. Should you find yourself in Idaho during the snowy seasons, be sure to include Sun Valley in your travel plans and discover for yourself why this resort town is the perfect destination for a winter getaway. visitidaho.org

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A Cozy Meal in the Woods Blue Moon Yurt offers an unforgettable dining experience

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efore long, the icy thwack, thwack, thwack of our snowshoes hitting the B trail becomes less machete-through-thejungle and more romantic as we wind our way deeper into the woods surrounding Jug Mountain Ranch in McCall. We’re working for our dinner, and not just any dinner—a divine five-course meal prepared by a dedicated and passionate team at Blue Moon Yurt. This is exactly what it sounds like: an immersive dining experience in an off-the-grid yurt in the Idaho wilderness. The Blue Moon Yurt began with Lisa Whisnant’s dream. A whitewater river guide of 40-plus years, Whisnant has always found passion in helping others enjoy what nature has to offer. That river-guiding background is the foundation for Blue Moon Yurt. She loves watching a group gradually get lost in the experience of a trip—transforming from apprehensive, wound-up strangers into a family with shared experiences, similarities and, ultimately, bonds. “Magic happens when you create an atmosphere that makes people feel safe and comfortable to where they will allow themselves to open up. But with river guiding, you only do it in the summer. And so, we were thinking, what could we do in the winter that is similar to a river trip? And that’s how the yurt was born,” recalls Whisnant.

BLUE MOON MINGLE After a leisurely amble through the woods, we finally see the yurt come into view with Himalayan flags strung up between trees, undulating in the breeze, and tiki torches flickering, beckoning us deeper into the wild. We take off our snowshoes and carefully prop them in the snow; we’ll need them later for the walk back. We walk around the terrace and into the cozy structure, where we’re directed to hang up our things and handed steaming mugs of spiced homemade cider. The first things I notice are the flickering flames of what must be at least 70 candles in all forms—tea lights, candelabras, wax pillars in jars—a skylight showing a peek of pine branches and the night sky, and a

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line of shiny chef’s knives along the back of the freestanding stove in the “kitchen” among festive Himalayan decor. We sip our cider (with a little whiskey for fortification—Blue Moon Yurt allows visitors to bring their own beer, wine or spirits) while listening to the low crackle and pop of a wood-burning stove and are guided to our seats at one of three community tables. We introduce ourselves to our tablemates—six jovial women who we come to find are visiting a friend in McCall for a girls’ weekend. Before long, we hear a gentle clink, clink, clink on glass, a signal from Whisnant that the food festivities are about to begin.

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Whisnant begins with a message of welcome and an introduction to her team, as well as her background and the impetus of Blue Moon Yurt. She explains the flow of the evening—a leisurely enjoyment of five different courses, beginning with

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self-serve appetizers of fried asparagus with fragrant sesame oil and savory grilled onion florets alongside a rich whippedcheese spread. And mingling. The mingling is very important. ‘The food is a catalyst to a great time; it’s a catalyst that opens conversation,” Whisnant says. “There is a commonality, and I think when we let go of judgments or perceptions of others, and we shed them like the onion—blossoming out and peeling back—that we show this incredible piece of ourselves that is really genuine and pure. We’re more in common than we are not.” Over the next few hours, as the evening melds into a slow simmer of joyful conversation, laughter, cooking and dining, we heed Whisnant’s advice and chat up our newfound friends. Lo and behold, we find out that we do indeed have quite a few things in common (some of us were in the same sorority, and family members of two of the women have ties to my hometown). We laugh about the

serendipitous coincidence between bites of subsequent courses—appreciating the way the lightness of the zesty pork and tamarind lettuce wraps and the bright citrus-dressed salad perfectly balance the incredibly decadent grilled wild Alaskan black cod and sensuous saffron rice and yellow curry dishes. As we make our way through the fifth and final course—a sinful flourless chocolate cake with just the right amount of raspberry tang—the food coma Whisnant warned us about begins to set in. We luxuriate for a while in the spicy, smoky atmosphere of the yurt as Whisnant makes her rounds to ensure everything was up to her standards (it was, and then some) and begin to slowly wrap our minds around the idea of strapping on our snowshoes. But after all that indulgence, a peaceful trek back to the car doesn’t seem like such a bad idea. We say goodbye to our new friends, share our gratitude with the team and emerge from the yurt, readying ourselves for the meandering, just-shy-of-a-mile walk ahead. While the sounds of the intimate dinner party gradually fade away, the memories of what just transpired come more clearly into view and I know we won’t soon forget them. To learn more about the Blue Moon Yurt experience, visit bluemoonyurt.com.

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Snow Daze

Offering groomed runs, moguls and terrain parks to Nordic and snowshoeing trails, snow tubing and backcountry cat skiing, Idaho’s 18 ski resorts are packed with fresh-powder fun.

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At “the best little ski hill in Idaho,” you’ll find a friendly crew, a vintage T-bar, and biscuits and gravy—beloved by locals—in the lodge. The ski area is tucked into the pine forests of the Clearwater Mountains, which provide a beautiful backdrop for bunny slopes and black-diamond runs.

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runs, countless glades, open snowfields and 400 acres of lift-served backcountry deliver days of powdery mountain play. First time visitors will want to check out 45th Parallel, a signature intermediate run with stunning valley views, while experts will enjoy the rush of making tracks through the pines and powder fields. Guided snowmobile tours and SnowCat adventures on more than 18,000 acres promise stunning scenery and gravityfueled adventure. Brundage also operates the nearby Activity Barn, which offers liftserved snowtubing, fat biking, snowshoeing and Nordic skiing—all close to the cozy adventure town of McCall.

COTTONWOOD BUTTE SKI AREA COTTONWOOD

This small but scenic spot is a welcoming destination for skiers looking for a break from the crowds. It’s the kind of place where a powder-loving pup greets you, and instructors are smiley and patient. There are nine runs—four of them groomed and the rest pristine and among the pines.

GRAND TARGHEE SKI RESORT NEAR DRIGGS

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BOGUS BASIN MOUNTAIN RECREATION AREA BOISE

From extreme terrain on the face—made up of three double black diamonds—to 800 feet of pure downhill joy on its tubing hill, Bogus Basin is a blast for all ages and skills. Just 16 miles from Boise, visitors can find solitude on the network of

Nordic and snowshoe trails. If you need a break from skiing the slopes, check out the tubing run, or take a ride on the Glade Runner mountain coaster with 4,300 feet of year-round, high-speed fun.

BRUNDAGE MOUNTAIN RESORT MCCALL

Brundage Mountain has 1,920 acres of liftserved terrain to explore. Wide groomed

Piles and piles of light powder—500-plus inches a year—and the dramatic Grand Teton Range backdrop make this resort a must, especially for intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders. Nonstop snow means you’ll enjoy days of fresh-powder turns and untouched tree lines. Terrain parks evolve with snowfall, and a tubing hill, winter fat bikes and backcountry snowmobiling deliver action for days. While technically in Wyoming, Grand Targhee can only be accessed through Idaho, so an overnight stay in Victor or Driggs will get you closest to the mountain.

KELLY CANYON SKI RESORT RIRIE

This smaller, family-friendly ski hill is known as a perfect place for learning how to ski. While Kelly Canyon leans toward beginner and intermediate runs, experts can get their share of challenging terrain on 911 or Moose Face, and can access deep, backcountry powder off the top of the hill. Don’t miss the night skiing, when two-thirds of the 51 runs are lit for evening fun. visitidaho.org

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Little Ski Hill is the go-to spot for teaching kids how to ski (six Olympians took their first turns here). Expect an encouraging vibe at this T-bar-served hill with six runs. With the only night skiing in McCall, it makes a perfect spot for evening downhill runs and terrain-park tricks. Private lessons are affordable, and the groomed cross-country trails are dog-friendly.

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Family-friendly and close to Twin Falls, Magic Mountain is also a great place to try snow biking or to treat the kids to some tube-hill fun.

PEBBLE CREEK SKI AREA INKOM

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This resort sees 325 inches of fluffy white a year, often in big dumps that deliver neverending fresh tracks. Uncrowded slopes give skiers room to spread out, and visitors often find themselves on solo runs. Choose from more than 60 marked trails on 1,800 acres across two mountains.

This hill’s claim to fame is “If you can ski Pebble Creek, you can ski anywhere.” You know this is true if you’ve ever ventured southbound to South Bowl (truly a rite of passage). Novices can enjoy an excellent area for beginners at the base, while more experienced skiers can hit the steep chutes for an adrenaline rush.

MAGIC MOUNTAIN RESORT KIMBERLY

With 120 skiable acres and 11 trails, this little mountain offers big rewards for skiers and boarders of all levels looking for fun, challenging terrain.

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Lookout Pass is an absolute must for ski enthusiasts and is the perfect destination for some frosty, family-friendly fun. The mountain boasts more than 400 inches a year, and its north-facing slopes keep the powder light for days. Pristine, uncrowded runs and

steep, freestyle open space, along with three terrain parks, make it a must-do when visiting northern Idaho. Be sure to hit Golden Eagle for the incredible views.

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SNOWHAVEN SKI & TUBING AREA GRANGEVILLE

This small, family-friendly hill is run by the city of Grangeville, which is committed to keeping tickets, lessons and rentals affordable for everyone. The wellgroomed runs cater to beginner and intermediate levels.

SOLDIER MOUNTAIN SKI AREA FAIRFIELD

TAMARACK RESORT, NEAR DONNELLY

POMERELLE MOUNTAIN RESORT MALTA

Celebrate the year’s first flakes at Pomerelle, which is typically one of the first hills to open in Idaho. The resort enjoys consistent snowfall (500 inches!) and earns rave reviews for its perfectly groomed runs— a huge plus for families learning to ski and board. Experts find plenty of awesome drops, like Instructor—a black-diamond run with twists, turns and a straight shot between the trees at max velocity.

SCHWEITZER MOUNTAIN RESORT SANDPOINT

This resort is designated as Idaho’s largest ski area with 2,900 acres of skiable terrain. Add 92 trails, three terrain parks, a tubing hill, Nordic skiing and

backcountry snowmobiling and it’s easy to see why Schweitzer is a popular winter destination. Cruise Little Blue Ridge Run on the outskirts of Outback Bowl and soak in the views of northern Idaho’s snow-covered mountains. Pick up a fine bottle of wine from Gourmandie, the resort’s specialty foods market, and then pair it with a delicious charcuterie spread for an après ski with style. The kids can catch a movie in Schweitzer’s free theater located in the Selkirk Lodge. Maximize your vacation by staying on the mountain in hotel- or condo-style accommodations in Schweitzer’s Village, just steps away from the lifts.

Situated in the Sawtooth Mountain Range, Soldier Mountain is known for vast, skiable backcountry with steep trees, extreme chutes and big, open lines. The mountain features 36 runs, a terrain park, a variety of bowls and cat skiing operations.

SUN VALLEY RESORT SUN VALLEY

Sun Valley is one of the nation’s most iconic ski resorts, known for its charming lodge

and varied ski terrain over two mountains, and it’s the birthplace of destination skiing. Bald Mountain challenges even the most accomplished skier with 3,400 vertical feet and constant pitch, more than 380 acres of newly added expert terrain and a new high speed quad. Dollar Mountain features an experience for the family, with eight terrain parks, 76 rails, a 60-foot jump and a Wundercarpet for easy uphill transportation.

TAMARACK RESORT NEAR DONNELLY

Tamarack’s ski-in/ski-out lodging options give guests convenient access to a variety of terrain across 1,100-plus skiable acres suitable for all levels. Intermediate and advanced skiers and boarders looking for deep powder thrills and 1,600 feet of vertical will find their match by taking the Wildwood Express chair. Enjoy a bird’s-eye view of the resort’s stunning setting from the 7,700-foot summit. Find Nordic, snowshoe and fat bike trails nestled among quiet meadows and forest paths. When you’re not on the slopes, kick back and relax in the Village at Tamarack, where shops, restaurants, mountain-modern lodging and more await.

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SILVER MOUNTAIN RESORT KELLOGG

Start your adventure with a scenic gondola ride to the slopes, where you’ll be awed by the stunning backdrop of northern

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Idaho peaks as you shoot down 2,200 feet on fresh snow. Choose from 73 runs across two mountains, plus off-piste terrain, or hit the jumps and rails in the terrain park. Enjoy free admission to the resort’s indoor water park when you book at Silver Mountain’s Morning Star Lodge.

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TA K E A TA S T E H O M E

Shore Lodge, McCall

NOW BOARDING FROM BOISE It’s easier than ever as a Mileage Plan™ member to take Idaho wines home with you! Check one case of wine for free on domestic flights to extend your experience. Wines also fly free from Spokane and Pullman, Washington, near Idaho’s northern wine region.

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Vine to Wine A taste of Idaho’s award-winning wine country

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Pend d’Oreille Winery, Sandpoint

Wine touring in Idaho soothes the soul and stimulates the senses. Throughout the state, there are a plethora of wineries and tasting rooms to choose from. Enjoy looking out over vineyards, lounging in restored buildings or taking in the urban scene while swirling, sniffing and sipping award-winning wines. n the 1860s, Idaho had vineyards near Lewiston and produced worthy wines, but Prohibition in the early 20th century halted production and the modern wine industry did not restart until the mid-1970s. This was the point at which grape growing and winemaking began in earnest in the Southwest Idaho Wine Region overlooking the sinuous Snake River. Today, the state has nearly 60 wineries and three American Viticulture Areas (AVAs). Moya Dolsby, executive director of the Idaho Wine Commission, says, “When people come to Idaho, they are not specifically coming to visit the wineries … they often stumble on them and are very pleasantly surprised.” She adds that the state’s winemakers do not focus on one varietal but produce first-rate syrahs, viogniers, merlots and chardonnays. Wine tastings occur throughout the long length of the state. In lakeside Sandpoint, 60 miles south of Canada, the Pend d’Oreille Winery is located in a century-old restored building. Try the Bistro Rouge blend, the cabernets or the chardonnay—a flagship wine sourced from Vickers vineyard in southern Idaho. Farther south, within Lewis-Clark Valley AVA (Idaho’s newest AVA as of 2016), visit Colter’s Creek Winery and Clearwater Canyon Cellars. Both use local grapes, have talented women winemakers and set a standard for fine vintages. Colter’s Creek’s grapes grow on a lovely sloping vineyard. This noteworthy winery has two handsome tasting rooms: one in tiny Juliaetta, and the other graces a historic space on Main Street in Moscow. Colter’s Creek crafts splendid syrahs and a surprisingly good ice wine. Being the first Idaho winemaker to accumulate 10 platinum awards from Wine Press Northwest, Clearwater Canyon Cellars winemaker Coco Umiker practically needs a wheelbarrow to haul her medals. Try her long-finishing cabernets or award-winning Carmenère. Of course, most of Idaho’s grape growing and wine production occurs within southwest Idaho’s massive 8,000-square-mile Snake River Valley

Colter’s Creek Winery, Moscow

AVA, which includes the Sunnyslope Wine Trail and Urban Wine District. In southern Idaho, the traveling wine enthusiast has an abundance of choices (urban and rural). Stop at Telaya Wine Co. in Garden City overlooking the Boise River, or visit the chic Coiled Wine Bar in downtown Boise. Both serve fine reds and delightful rosés that are perfect to enjoy in the warmer months. If you really want to savor Idaho’s wine country, start in Boise then head west to Fujishin Family Cellars in rural Caldwell for some complex and satisfying red blends. If you’re longing for the look and feel of Napa and a delicious chardonnay, visit Scoria Vineyards. Just a short drive away, enjoy a flight at the state’s largest wine producer—Ste. Chapelle Winery. Adjacent to Ste. Chapelle, and just a few steps away, Sawtooth Winery features a boutique-style tasting room and offers breathtaking views of the Owyhee Mountains. Set above a 40-acre vineyard, the multigenerational Hells Canyon Winery & Zhoo Zhoo boasts not only an impressive view of the Snake River, but the honor of being Idaho’s first solar-powered winery. Spend some time on the patio at Bitner Vineyards, which provides one of the grandest wine country views anywhere. So, why should wine lovers choose Idaho? Vitis vinifera, commonly known as wine grapes, flourish in Idaho’s four-season climate. Idaho’s cold winters are, in fact, conducive to the grape-growing process, allowing vines to become dormant while keeping the plants healthy and pest free. In the summer months, the region’s combination of hot days and cold nights serves to balance grape acids and sugars, which are crucial to the wine’s taste and longevity. With impeccable growing conditions like these, it’s no surprise that Idaho wines are receiving such national acclaim. Plan a trip out and taste for yourself what makes Idaho wines so spectacular.

Colter’s Creek Tasting Room and Restaurant, Juliaetta

Clearwater Canyon Cellars, Lewiston

Bitner Vineyards, Caldwell Fujishin Family Cellars, Caldwell Ste. Chapelle Winery, Caldwell Sawtooth Winery, Caldwell Hells Canyon Winery & Zhoo Zhoo, Caldwell

Telaya Wine Co., Garden City Coiled Wine Bar, Boise

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Top of the Hops Raising a pint to Idaho’s agriculture BY COURTNIE DAWSON

n a state that’s widely known for its impeccable potatoes, stunning landscapes and exceptional whitewater rafting, Idaho’s thriving hop regions and impressive craft beer scene are somewhat of a well-kept secret. Imagine yourself seated at a local brewery. The bartender pulls the beer tap, releasing a flood of cold, frothy brew into a waiting glass. You inhale the aroma that crackles in the space between your nose and the pint. Tropical fruit, bitter pine, doughy yeast. What you are savoring is a combination of malted barley and hops that transforms plain-old water and yeast into a tantalizing nectar. It represents a unique interpretation of Idaho’s coveted hops and barley industries, waiting to be sipped in satisfaction. With Idaho farms being the No. 1 producer of barley and the No. 2 producer of hops in the United States, corporations and independent brewers flock to the Gem State to select the cream of the crops. Idaho brewers have an advantage over the competition, with local businesses able to purchase ingredients from mere hours away. Southwest Idaho boasts an ideal environment for hops production, and farmers in Canyon County— just west of Boise—take full advantage. Located in Wilder, first-generation hop producer Jackson Hop Farm made a big splash in the local brewing community with the release of an Idaho-specific hop varietal, Idaho 7. With smooth notes of pine and juicy fruit tones, Idaho 7 is already frequently used in many local beers.

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than 20 years, Grand Teton Brewing in Victor has used Idaho-grown malted barley supplied by Great Western Malting Company for the base of its flagship beers. “Idaho has some of the best malted barley in the world,” says Chris Furbacher, director of brewery operations. Grand Teton Brewing’s bestseller, 208 Session Ale, showcases the highly coveted taste of Idaho agriculture: impressions of honey, grain and gentle bitterness formed from 100% Idahoan hops, barley and spring water. Moscow Brewing owner Aaron Hart aims to replace their Northwest-grown base malt with completely Idaho-grown. “It’s a way to help the community and agricultural economy around me,” says Hart. “I can walk out my brewery door, walk half a mile and be in a wheat field. There’s no reason I should be buying my malt from anyone else.” With more than 70 craft breweries and counting across the state, Idaho is the perfect destination for beer lovers and connoisseurs alike to satisfy their tastebuds. As you make your way around the Gem State, stop by a local brewery, sit back and fully savor the flavor that is, without a doubt, uniquely Idaho.

Moscow Brewing Company sources most of its hops, including Idaho 7, from Mill 95—a hops processor nestled within Idaho’s most vibrant hop-cultivation region (the areas of Parma, Notus, Wilder and Greenleaf). Mill 95 converts hops fresh from its 25-foot trellises into concentrated, flavor-preserving pellets the brewers use to craft their distinct beers. Moscow Brewing takes pride in using Idaho hops, which are some of the highest quality in the nation. “Idaho hop farmers obviously have pride in what they are growing,” owner Aaron Hart says. “They grow the best hops and don’t take any shortcuts.” Sawtooth Brewery, in Hailey, operates about three hours away from its hops and malt barley source, Great Western Malting Company, located in Pocatello. The brewery uses this centralized spot to their advantage, with Idaho-grown crops included in more than 90% of their beer recipes. “From the get-go, we’ve been sourcing Idaho ingredients whenever possible,” says brewery owner, Paul Holle. Sawtooth Brewery’s Idahome IPA proudly features Idaho 7 hops. The high acidity, earthiness and irresistibly juicy fruit notes create a distinct flavor that proves unapologetically Idahoan. Idaho hops steal the show with their unique taste and scent, but the malt provides a steadfast platform for the hops to strut their stuff. For more

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Now, Then and Again Discover Idaho’s timeless nature as visitors take a road trip down memory lane While time never stops moving and life changes all around us, these cherished Idaho locations remain the same—precious, timeless and ready to welcome returning visitors year after year. Find out what keeps these travelers coming back to their favorite Idaho destinations.

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ur Idaho camping adventures started in 2002 when I asked my husband Dave what he wanted for his birthday. He said he wanted to go camping. Dave and I grew up in Wisconsin, and mountain camping was new for us. At the time, our daughters Kati and Charlotte were five and three. I went online and somewhat randomly found us a campsite at Glacier View Campground, near Redfish Lake. We arrived late afternoon on a Thursday in June and had barely gotten camp set up when a storm rolled in, complete with a huge boom of thunder and a flash of lightning. I remember us all crowded into the tent, not sure what to do with ourselves. Charlotte said, “I wanna go home now.” I was sort of wondering what we’d gotten ourselves into, but the weather thankfully cleared quickly and we all had a great weekend.

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From 1986 through 1998, my husband, daughter and I would camp every summer at Redfish Lake in the Sawtooth Mountains. My daughter would bring a friend so she wouldn’t be bored to death with Mom and Dad. If we went in August, we could always count on finding some huckleberries, and the girls would return to camp with purple fingers and faces—and enough berries for a batch of pancakes.

We returned to the Sawtooths and Redfish Lake every year after because we loved it. At the end of our first trip, we were exploring the area and we stumbled on Point Campground, near Redfish Lake Lodge. Next year, we said, this is where we should camp. That was it. It was beautiful and magical and perfect for kids because it was tent camping only and no cars allowed. Nearly every year after, we packed our growing supply of gear for a three-night trip over Dave’s birthday weekend at Point Campground. The weather in the Sawtooths is unpredictable in June. Sometimes it will be 80°F and beautiful; other times, there will be snow. In 2003, the Sunday of camping weekend was Dave’s birthday (June 22), we woke up to 3 inches of snow. Dave made his way outside while the rest of us slept on and started the fire to make coffee. Eventually, Charlotte, who was four, crawled over to the tent flap, unzipped it and peered out. I heard Dave say, “Charlotte, look what I got for my birthday.” Charlotte responded, “You wanted snow for your birthday?”

We always took our old, homemade boat with a 350-cc Chevy engine and a V-drive prop. We would get up early before it got windy, zip on our wetsuits and off we’d go water skiing, tubing or kneeboarding until it was time to warm up from our chilly lake adventure. In the evenings, we would sit by our campfire enjoying s’mores, tired and sunbaked from water skiing, exploring the woods or hiking. While those days are gone, Redfish Lake and those memories will live with me forever. -Linda Hastings

Last fall, I did some fly-fishing on the Henry’s Fork and the Teton rivers. Driving home to Colorado I had to stop and take in the view at Palisades Reservoir. -Wayne Baka

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Many fun memories of camping at Buffalo Campground in Island Park, but one in particular was memorable because we floated down the river and it started raining. The river runs slowly and we got stuck in the rain for three hours! We were glad to get back to camp. -Eulalie Christensen

Stanley Lake is a little piece of heaven that I call my beachfront property. For more than 20 years, we have spent a week there every summer, enjoying the fresh air and peace and quiet. I can’t think of any other place I would rather be. -Sandy Quinn

I can hardly keep track of who was with us which years, but once the “Dave’s Birthday Weekend Camping Extravaganza” got going, we almost always had at least 20 people there with us. One year we had upwards of 35. Friends and relatives would come from out of state and camp with us or stay at Redfish Lake Lodge. The whole weekend was always pretty chill. Food was semi-organized, shared and eaten communally. The single constant was Dave’s birthday cake, which he insisted be brought along: banana cake with sliced bananas and creamcheese frosting in the middle and chocolate frosting on top.

We flew from Louisville, Kentucky, to Boise to visit our son and his family for Thanksgiving. They had recently moved there from out of state. We spent a week touring southern Idaho. Shoshone Falls is a must-see gem, with a visitor center that is interesting and informative. We were shocked and delighted by its dynamics. –Steve Mikels

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My favorite place to see and visit is Blue Heart Springs. A kayak trip there is the best, complete with beautiful views and stops. -Albi Chavez

Every summer our family purchases a pass to Dierkes Lake near Twin Falls. We swim and relax under the shady trees as often as we can. As my three daughters grew, they went from splashing in the kids’ area to swimming in deeper waters. Dierkes Lake also has several hiking trails with amazing views, fishing and kayaking. -Tara Guisto

People did as they wanted, though we almost always had a big group that would hike from the Redfish trailhead. The young and adventurous would turn off for a rigorous climb to the Bench Lakes, while the smaller and more sedentary took a leisurely hike to the end of the trail where there are beautiful mountain vistas. The birthday camping tradition continued for 14 years until 2016, when Dave turned 60. He and I had had enough of sleeping on the ground. We were never serious campers; we only ever went once a year. But one of our goals with the whole thing was to give the girls enough experience so that they would feel comfortable continuing on without us—that they would know how to camp and feel like it was something they could do on their own if they wanted to. In that regard, I think we were successful. While neither of them camps very often, they both have made independent trips with their friends from time to time. But maybe it’s not quite over. We still talk fondly of those summer trips, and it’s hard to imagine never going back to Redfish Lake.

Madden (10), Royce (8) and Presley (5) Redinger at Kramer Marina in Hope.

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Dance Like No One is Watching A guide to Idaho’s performing arts

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sk Treefort Music Fest co-founder Eric Gilbert what makes Idaho audiences special, and he gives an endearing answer: “We have a greater number of folks per capita who like to dance like no one is watching.” Treefort is one of dozens of homegrown performing arts gatherings and organizations that have ushered in a golden era of growth and collaboration in the Gem State. You won’t find slickly overproduced festivals that rely on big-time corporate cash here. Instead, you’ll discover something in short supply these days: earnest enthusiasm. “You get a real art-for-art’s-sake approach to the music scene here,” Gilbert says. “Musicians aren’t trying to fit into the latest trend so people will notice them.” That carefree attitude has transformed Idaho into a haven for emerging artists, whether they be musicians, dancers or actors. Throw in the fact that our creative organizations are famous for being down-to-earth and enjoy nearly unwavering community support, and you have a cocktail of creativity that sets the state’s art scene apart.

ANGEL ABAYA (LEFT), PROGRAM DIRECTOR AT LED, AND DANCER NELL JOSEPHINE.

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Demi Moore and Tom Hanks, while fiercely respecting their privacy. That extends to the Sun Valley Film Festival, which provides a refreshingly cozy alternative to Sundance or Toronto. Attendees can expect to see plenty of emerging talent from film and TV as well as a host of more established voices. Past festivals have featured appearances by the Duplass brothers, Jodie Foster, Clint Eastwood, Gwyneth Paltrow and Idaho’s own Aaron Paul. But the real star of the show is the festival’s clubby Coffee Talk series, which features one-hour moderated chats with celebrities like Chelsea Handler.

STARLIGHT MOUNTAIN THEATRE WHEN: May–September WEBSITE: starlightmt.com

Want to rekindle your love of the arts? These Idaho festivals and creative organizations are a good place to start.

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Trying to put a label on LED is nearly impossible—best to file this group under unbridled creativity and immerse yourself in the Boise-based experience. Founded by the husband-and-wife team of Lauren Edson and Andrew Stensaas, LED combines Edson’s choreography with Stensaas’s music to create freewheeling, exuberant works. They’re joined by their third co-director, musician and Treefort Music Fest veteran Angel Abaya, as well as a revolving cast of additional dancers, musicians and creative co-conspirators. LED’s output includes live dance performances, films, mixtapes, art shows and even a progressive dinner experience.

WHEN: September WEBSITE: treefortmusicfest.com

Treefort has single-handedly put Idaho on the national music map. You might not know many of the 400-plus bands that play Treefort, but that’s the point. Musicians typically come here just before breaking into the big time. Past headliners have included Lizzo, Mac DeMarco, Run the Jewels, Angel Olsen, Princess Nokia and hometown heroes Built to Spill. The musicians thrive on the happy crowds at Treefort, and the concertgoers love the down-to-earth vibe and intimate venues throughout downtown Boise. While you’re there, visit the festivals within the festival like Alefort, Yogafort, Storyfort and Filmfort. And don’t forget to bring the kids: the festival keeps to its “Treefort is for everyone” promise by providing plenty of all-ages experiences.

WHEN: Year-round WEBSITE: ledboise.com

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Tucked into Garden Valley is a little gem of a theatre featuring family-friendly favorites under the dark, picture-perfect skies of Idaho’s West Central Mountains. Starlight Mountain Theatre is more than just a repertory theatre—it’s a whole experience. Expect crowd-pleasing musicals like Mamma Mia! and Hello, Dolly! that

SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL WHEN: March WEBSITE: sunvalleyfilmfestival.org

Sun Valley has long been a low-key celebrity town, famous for welcoming Hollywood royalty like part-time residents

AARON PAUL AND FAMILY AT THE SUN VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL

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will entertain everyone from grandma down to the little ones. Starlight offers both dinner and non-dinner options as well as camping along the banks of the scenic Payette River.

IDAHO SHAKESPEARE FESTIVAL WHEN: May–September WEBSITE: idahoshakespeare.org

For Boiseans, summer just isn’t summer without a trip to the Idaho Shakespeare Festival. But it’s not just the outstanding performances of classic works of the Bard, musicals and mysteries that makes ISF such a draw. It’s the location: A jewel box of an outdoor amphitheater set against the backdrop of the Barber Pool Conservation Area, an urban wildland where migrating animals roam free (and occasionally make welcome appearances at the festival). When you go, make like a

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local and bring a picnic or buy one from the excellent in-house Café Shakespeare.

BALLET IDAHO WHEN: November–May WEBSITE: balletidaho.org

If pink tutus and Swan Lake immediately come to mind when you hear the word “ballet,” a Ballet Idaho performance might come as a bit of a shock. You’ll still see plenty of pointe shoes (the company’s women dancers go through more than two dozen a season!), but Ballet Idaho’s approach to this classical art form is anything but staid. Ballet Idaho has pivoted to fresh, new pieces under the leadership of Artistic Director Garrett Anderson. Many performances have a modern feel created by women choreographers. But that doesn’t mean they’ve completely abandoned tradition: Ballet Idaho’s exuberant annual

holiday performance of The Nutcracker is a rite of passage for Treasure Valley children and a favorite of local dance lovers.

HISTORIC WALLACE BLUES FESTIVAL WHEN: July WEBSITE: wallaceblues.com

The adorable town of Wallace is the self-proclaimed “Center of the Universe.” And if the center of the universe has a soundtrack, it’s the blues that fill the air during the Historic Wallace Blues Festival every July. With four stages spaced throughout town, attending the festival is a chance to check out Wallace itself. Attendees can grab a brew (or two) at the beer garden without worrying about driving home—shuttles are available between the nearby town of Kellogg and Wallace, and camping is available at nearby Sather Field.

SCAN THE CODE to learn about the unconventional beginning and evolution of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival.

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WHEN: July–August and February WEBSITE: svmusicfestival.org

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Plenty of towns across America feature local symphony orchestras, but how many can boast a series of outdoor summer concerts at the base of a gorgeous mountain range? The scenery is just one part of what attendees love about the Sun Valley Music Festival, which features admission-free performances that attract 50,000 concertgoers per year. During the warmer months, concerts are held at the open-air Sun Valley Pavilion, where Teva-clad attendees enjoy Brahms and Beethoven. The winter series, held at the Argyros Performing Arts Center, eliminates the traditional distance between audience and musicians in favor of unconventional seating and an immersive experience. At the center of the room, guests will find a small stage surrounded by an intimate circle of seats. Sprinkled throughout the rest of the event space are more relaxed seating options, including couches with their own dedicated sections. Be sure to make a reservation—the winter season fills up fast.

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THE FESTIVAL AT SANDPOINT WHEN: Late July/Early August WEBSITE: festivalatsandpoint.com

For eight nights, picturesque Lake Pend Oreille becomes the backdrop for some of music’s biggest stars—past performers include Dierks Bentley, Willie Nelson, the Beach Boys, ZZ Top, Wilco and Vince Gill. The Festival at Sandpoint was founded in 1983 and still retains its signature laidback vibe—dancers are definitely welcome here. Unlike many festivals that don’t even allow patrons to bring their own water bottles, you’re welcome to bring your own chairs, food and drink (though plenty of vendors are on hand in case you arrive empty-handed).

BOISE PHILHARMONIC WHEN: September–May WEBSITE: boisephil.org

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Founded in 1885, when Idaho was still a territory, the Phil is the granddaddy of Boise’s arts organizations—yet it’s anything but stuffy. You’ll discover a wide range of offerings, from classical series performances featuring the works of Beethoven, Shastakovich and Gershwin, as well as pops performances such as Star Wars: The

Empire Strikes Back. For a truly intimate experience, choose the Uncorked Chamber Series, which features trios, quartets and quintets—plus beer and wine—at either the Egyptian Theatre or the Esther Simplot Performing Arts Academy Rehearsal Hall.

OPERA IDAHO WHEN: October–April, with add-on productions throughout the year WEBSITE: operaidaho.org

Head to an Opera Idaho performance and you will see patrons sporting everything from shorts and sandals to full-length ball gowns. That come-as-you-are approach has kept generations of Opera Idaho fans coming back for more—that, and the spectacular voices you’ll hear onstage. Not willing to invest in a two- to threehour full-opera experience? Check out the Operatini series of mini-concerts at the Riverside Hotel’s Sapphire Room, where you can sip cocktails while enjoying soaring voices in a jazz-club setting. Want to include a festival or performing arts experience in your Idaho itinerary? Be sure to check each organization’s website for up-to-date ticket information.

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Idaho’s Wales Tale

Welsh ancestry drives culture in this small Idaho town attracts 1,500 people each year to celebrate music, poetry, storytelling, history, folk arts, crafts and games of Welsh heritage. Both local and non-local musicians perform an evening concert as well as daytime performances on the outdoor stage. A big draw is the poetry competition, the winner of which is named Bard of the Festival. A youth poetry competition was introduced three years ago, drawing some 400 glaslanc (youngsters) each year.

n a small, unassuming town in the southeastern corner of Idaho, ancestral roots run deep. With a little more than 2,000 residents, Malad City surprisingly has the largest per-capita concentration of Welsh ancestry outside of Wales. So deeply ingrained is this ancestry that a visit to the town’s cemetery displays a majority of headstones with the last name of one of the original 30 families of Welsh pioneers that settled the area in the 1860s. Anyone whose ascendants can’t be found in the cemetery is referred to by locals as a “move-in,” even if they’ve lived in the area for a lifetime. When the Welsh pioneers settled here, they brought with them an annual cultural event called Eisteddfod, which dates back to the 12th century. The festival was celebrated in Malad every year, drawing people from all over southeastern Idaho until the beginning of a 90-year hiatus during World War I in 1916. In 2005, the Malad Valley Welsh Society decided to bring back the event. Reinstated as the Malad Valley Welsh Festival, this two-day summer event

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Learn more about the Welsh Festival and the history of Malad Valley at welshfestival.com.

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For those who are new to Welsh history and heritage, the festival provides an educational component in the form of presenters as well as displays on Welsh family history and culture, heritage games in the park and more events throughout town. One of the most enticing parts of the festival is the Taste of Wales food booth which includes a wealth of Welsh delicacies such as Welsh cakes (a type of cookie baked on a griddle), Welsh rarebit (a fancy grilled cheese sandwich), bara brith (a sweet bread with fruit in it), Crempog (thick pancakes served with fruit), leek soup, meat pies and cheeses and breads of all kinds. The annual Welsh festival is just one of many times of year that Malad celebrates its culture. In January, during the Welsh New Year (known as Hen Galan), Malad residents invite the Bard of the Welsh Festival to talk about the Eisteddfod and recite Welsh poetry. The biggest party of the year in Malad is St. David’s Day on March 1. This feast day celebrates St. David, the patron saint of Wales, with traditional Welsh food and dress, as well as the use of daffodil and leek symbols. According to Jean Thomas, Malad Valley Welsh Festival Chairperson, “St. David’s Day was celebrated in various ways in Malad dating back from when Welsh pioneers arrived until the 1990s.” The Welsh Society revived the tradition which now entails reviewing the story of St. David, wearing daffodils and having a dinner with leek soup, Welsh breads and cookies. With so many seasonal celebrations, a visit to Malad allows visitors to experience Welsh culture any time of year.

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NORTHERN Albeni Falls Dam Visitor Center USACE 208-437-3133 nws.usace.army.mil/missions/ civil-works/ locks-and-dams/ albeni-falls-dam/ Bayview Chamber of Commerce 208-262-6000 bayviewidaho.org

Bonners Ferry Chamber Visitors Center 208-267-5922 bonnersferry.id.gov/ gateway-visitors-center Coeur d’Alene Convention & Visitors Bureau 208-664-3194 coeurdalene.org Coeur d’Alene Tribe 208-686-1800 cdatribe-nsn.gov

Visit Riggins Come See For Yourself www.rigginsidaho.com

Historic Silver Valley Chamber of Commerce 208-784-0821 silvervalleychamber.com

St. Maries Chamber of Commerce 208-245-3563 stmarieschamber.org

Idaho Gateway North Visitors Center/Huetter Port of Entry 208-769-1537

Visit Sandpoint 208-263-2161 visitsandpoint.com

Kootenai Tribe 208-267-3519 kootenai.org North Idaho Tourism Alliance visitnorthidaho.com Post Falls Chamber of Commerce 800-292-2553 visitpostfalls.org Priest Lake Chamber of Commerce 208-443-3191 priestlake.org Priest River Chamber of Commerce 208-448-2721 priestriverchamber.com Rathdrum Area Chamber of Commerce 208-687-2866 rathdrumchamber.com

Wallace Chamber of Commerce 208-753-7151 wallaceid.fun

NORTH CENTRAL Grangeville Chamber of Commerce 208-983-0460 grangevilleidaho.com Kamiah Chamber of Commerce 208-935-2290 kamiahchamber.com Visit Lewis Clark Valley 877-774-7248 visitlcvalley.com Moscow Chamber of Commerce 208-882-1800 moscowchamber.com

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Nez Perce Tribe 208-843-2253 nezperce.org Orofino Chamber of Commerce 208-476-4335 orofino.com Pierce-Weippe Chamber of Commerce 208-435-4406 pierce-weippechamber.com Riggins Chamber of Commerce 208-628-3320 rigginsidaho.com Visit North Central Idaho visitnorthcentralidaho.org

SOUTHWEST Boise Convention and Visitors Bureau 800-635-5240 boise.org

Cascade Chamber of Commerce 208-382-3833 cascadechamber.com Desert Mountain Visitor Center Mountain Home 208-587-4464 Garden Valley Chamber of Commerce 208-462-5003 gvchamber.org Gem County Chamber of Commerce 208-365-3485 emmettidaho.com Idaho City Chamber of Commerce idahocitychamber.org Idaho Gateway Southwest Visitors Center 208-230-5214

Boise Metro Chamber 208-472-5205 boisechamber.org

Kuna Chamber of Commerce 208-922-9254 kunachamber.org

Caldwell Chamber of Commerce 208-459-7493 caldwellchamber.org

McCall Chamber of Commerce 800-260-5130 visitmccall.org

Meridian Chamber of Commerce 208-888-2817 meridianchamber.org Mountain Home Chamber of Commerce 208-587-4334 mountainhomechamber.com Nampa Chamber of Commerce 208-466-4641 nampa.com City of New Meadows 208-347-2171 newmeadowsidaho.us Shoshone-Paiute Tribes Duck Valley shopaitribes.org Southwest Idaho Travel Association visitsouthwestidaho.org Weiser Chamber of Commerce 208-414-0452 weiserchamber.org

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SOUTH CENTRAL Buhl Chamber of Commerce 208-543-6682 buhlchamber.org Gooding Chamber of Commerce 208-539-9252 goodingchamber.org Hagerman Valley Chamber of Commerce 208-837-9131 hagermanvalleychamber.com Jerome Chamber of Commerce 208-324-2711 visitjeromeidaho.com Mini-Cassia Chamber of Commerce 208-679-4793 minicassiachamber.com Shoshone Chamber of Commerce 208-886-9811 shoshonechamber.com Southern Idaho Tourism 800-255-8946 visitsouthidaho.com

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Wendell Chamber of Commerce 208-320-3414 wendellchamberof commerce.org

SOUTHEAST Bear Lake Valley Convention & Visitors Bureau 800-448-2327 bearlake.org Grace Chamber of Commerce 208-425-3912 graceidaho.com Greater Blackfoot Area Chamber of Commerce 208-785-0510 blackfootchamber.org Greater Pocatello Convention & Visitors Bureau 208-479-7659 visitpocatello.com Idaho Gateway Southeast Visitors Center/ Cherry Creek 208-766-4788

Lava Hot Springs Chamber of Commerce 208-776-5500 lavahotsprings.org

Idaho Falls Convention & Visitors Bureau 866-345-6943 visitidahofalls.com

Malad Area Chamber of Commerce 208-317-4743 shopmalad.com

Island Park Chamber of Commerce 208-558-7755 islandparkchamber.org

Shoshone-Bannock Tribes 888-297-1378 www2.sbtribes.com

Rigby Chamber of Commerce 208-745-8111 x21 rigbychamber.com

Soda Springs Chamber of Commerce 208-547-2600 sodaspringsid.com

Rexburg Area Chamber of Commerce 208-356-5700

Southeast Idaho High Country Tourism 888-201-1063 idahohighcountry.org

Teton GeoTourism Center 208-354-2500 discovertetonvalley.com

EASTERN

Yellowstone Teton Territory 800-634-3246 yellowstoneteton.org

Ashton Chamber of Commerce 208-652-3355 ashtonidaho.com

CENTRAL

Greater St. Anthony Chamber of Commerce 208-624-4870 stanthonychamber.com

Challis Area Chamber of Commerce 208-879-2771 challischamber.com

The Chamber (Hailey & The Wood River Valley) 208-788-3484 haileyidaho.com Redfish Lake Visitors Center 208-774-3376 discoversawtooth.org/ redfish-center-gallery Stanley-Sawtooth Chamber of Commerce 208-774-3411 stanleycc.org Visit Salmon Valley visitsalmonvalley.com Visit Sun Valley 800-634-3347 visitsunvalley.com

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Pocatello: Gateway to Recreation in the Northwest We invite you to stop into Pocatello, Idaho! Originally a roughand-tumble railroad town, Pocatello is home to Idaho State University, the world’s one-and-only Museum of Clean, and the main source of lodging, dining and overnight options in Southeastern Idaho with over 1,200 rooms and a variety of campgrounds & RV parks. Pocatello also boasts an amazing themed hotel, a new Event Center (the MEC) and an expanded RV park at the Bannock Event Center. Sitting right where the Snake River Plain meets the Rocky Mountain range has its advantages. There are over 1,000 miles of hiking, biking and walking trails here, many of them are literally within one minute from your hotel room or campsite. This is a vibrant outdoor and history-loving community. #educate_ recreate_loveit and learn about the best Southeast Idaho has to offer at VisitPocatello.com and VisitChubbuck.com.


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Boise National Forest

Cascade Reservoir

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Huckleberry Mountain 9615 ft

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C A S S I A Pomerelle

+ , 27

Burley

Oakley

Lower Goose Creek Reservoir

Sawtooth National Forest 8 7 500

Rock Creek

+ ,

E

IDAHO NATIONAL LABORATORY

9

17

Lone Pine

+ , 28

63

Webber Peak 11184 ft

23

" ! 15

CaribouTarghee National Forest

Scott Peak 11378 ft

Bannack Pass 7670 ft

Av

Rock State Park

Glen

Dillon

10

American Falls

Crystal Ice Cave

Experimental Breeder Reactor

City

4

, + 33

Howe

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43

Clark Canyon Reservoir

44

Badger 7 278 Pass 8 6795 ft Bannack State Park

Av

2n d

City HallTwin

City Park

Twin Falls County Courthouse

Oregon Trail Beaverhead Youth Complex

, + 74

7 8 098

Lewis & Clark Memorial

Diamond Peak 11922 ft

Bell Mountain 11256 ft

Grant

Bannack

Charcoal Kilns

SalmonChallis National Forest

Moore

' ( 93

R VE

S

Filer Av E

Silver Star Ascension 41 Park

M A D I S O NClyde Thomsen

Addison Av

Heyburn Av E

P.O.

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Mini do k a

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Darlington

5

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7 8 101

Pass Creek Summit 7637 ft

N

20 ' ( 26

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Gilmore

Craters of the Moon National Monument & Preserve

Antelope Pass 8934 ft

7

Mackay

SalmonChallis National Forest

D

Flatiron Mountain 11019 ft

Portland Mountain 10820 ft

Leadore

+ , 29

13

Bannock Pass 7681 ft

National Forest

+ , 28

18

Big Creek Peak 11283 ft

Borah Peak 12662 ft (highest peak in Idaho) Leatherman Peak 12191 ft

Doublespring Pass 8318 ft

Kimama

+ , 24

L IN C O L N

Richfield

Fish Creek Reservoir

7 8 134

Lemhi

8

9

7 8 B 324 E M A O VE U Lemhi Pass N RH T 7373 ft A EA IN D BeaverheadS Deerlodge

LEWIS AND CLARK BACK COUNTRY BYWAY

BeaverheadDeerlodge National Forest

Polaris

Divide Maiden Rock

Heyburn Av W

d

Filer Av W Harrison St

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Tweedy Mountain

511154 ft 6 073

Maverick Mountain

45°30'

S Park Av W

Ovid . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Q13 Silver City . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N2 Oxford.8 . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 48. .Q11 Small. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L11 7 763 Grouse Palisades . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .N13 Etna Smelterville Creek . . . . . . . . . . . . 627. . . D3 Paris . . . . . . . . . Delano . . . . . . . . 513. .Q13 Smiths Ferry . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L3 Peak Parker . . . . . . . . 7847 . . . ft. . . . . 305. M12 Soda Springs . . . . . . . . . 3,058. . P12 Parkline . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E2 Southwick . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . F3 Parma . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1,983. . M2 Spalding . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G2 B O X

-114°30'

7

26 ' ( 93

22

L

Picabo

Silver Creek Preserve

11

Gannett

Murtaugh

+ ,

+ ,

Joslin Field Magic Valley Reg. Airport

Magic Hot Springs

Idaho Heritage Museum

8

16

' ( 20

JE R O M E

Kimberly 3

4

28

10

Muldoon Summit 6448 ft

8 7 135

Beaverhead-

Deerlodge National Forest

BUS

Addison Av W ( ' ( 30 ' 93

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' ( 93 Jerome

8 74

11

' ( 93

Cedar Creek Rogerson Reservoir

Roseworth

+ , 75 Shoshone

165 Niagara Springs 168 Snake R.

Wendell

10

' ( 26

tle Wood R. Lit 15

Idaho Mammoth Cave

Shoshone Ice Caves

Magic Reservoir

22

Summit 6110 ft

Bellevue

4

7 8 009

Tendoy

Pah sim er

52

11

Baker

+ , 28

May Mountain 10971 ft

Grouse Creek Mountain 11085 ft

Chilly Los

Salmon-Challis National Forest

B L AI N E

Triumph

Hailey

Friedman Memorial Airport

+ ,

11

75 Clarendon Hot Springs Blaine Co. Hist. Museum

T W I N all F A L L S

-115°00'

Trail Creek Summit 8140 ft

7 8 208

Sawtooth National Forest g Bi

C US TE R

Jim McClureJerry Peak Wilderness

l m on R

Ryan Peak 11683 ft

Sa

Clayton

g Woo Bi

8 ( ' 30 Filer 6 Buhl TWIN FALLS 2 + ,

8

, + 46

31

+ , 46

157 Thousand Springs

147

11

Gooding

Balanced Rock

Castleford

Wilderness

Hemingway-

60

Galena Boulders

Dollarhide Summit 8175 ft

Fairfield

5 6 094

Summit 7194 ft

7 8 227

GO OD I NG

City

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument

Glenns Ferry

78

129

King Hill 125

S

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Wildhorse Craigmont. . . . . . . . . . . . . 501. . .G3 Grangeville . . . . . . Jarbidge . . . . 3,141. . . H3 7 State 748 Crouch . . . . 8 . . . . . . . . . . . 162. . .Area L4 Grant. . . . 8 . . . . . . Wilderness . . . . . . . . . . . M11 Rec. 7 729 Culdesac . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 380. . .G2 Grasmere . . . . . . . . .Humboldt. . . . . . . . . .Q4 7 8 728 Wildhorse Charleston Dairy CreekMaggie . . . . . . . . Dam . . . . . . . Wildhorse . .Q11 Grays Lake . . . . . . . . Toiyabe . . . . . . . . .N13 National Forest Summit . . . . . . 2,335. . . D2 Greenleaf . . . . . . . . . . . . . 846. . M2 Dalton Gardens. 6606 ft Darlington. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M9 Greer. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .G3 DaytonSummit . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 463. .Q12 Gwenford . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Q11

7 8 745

7 8 751

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Patsville

HumboldtToiyabe National Forest

r.

Three Island Crossing State Park

r Ja

. 225

+ , 51

16

114

120 121

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Owyhee South Fork

Atlanta . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . M5 Atomic City . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29. .N10 Avery. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . E4 Baker. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . J8 Bancroft . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 377. . P12 Banida. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .Q12 Banks . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . L3

Riddle

BruneauJarridge Rivers Wilderness

Br un

13

19 Marys Cr.

+ , 78

Hammett Bruneau Bruneau Dunes State Park

Bruneau Canyon Overlook

112

26 ' ( 30

! " 84

99

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Duck Valley Indian Reservation

e

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3

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Grasmere

38

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6

Galena Summit 8990 ft

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Glassford Peak 11555 ft

, + 75

Sawtooth Sawtooth National Wilderness Recreation Study Area Area

r.

ROC BYWAY OF CITY OUNTRY KC BAC

-116°30'

Big Jacks Creek Wilderness

+ , 51

+ ,

Mountain Home Air 13 Force Base 51

+ , 67

95

' ( 20

42

20

WHITE CLOUD PEAKS

White Clouds Wilderness

Sunbeam SALMON RIVER SCENIC BYWAY

' ( 93

Ellis

40

' ( 93

Lemhi Co. Airport

Standhope Pyramid The Devils Bedstead Peak Peak 11850 ft 11863 ft 11614 ft Norton Hyndman Peak Old Hyndman Baker Peak 11939 ft ft 10336 Peak Peak Sun Valley KY 11644 ft 10174 ft SMO AINS ER Sun Valley Resort NT Sawtooth ONE INS I P MOU Ketchum N TA National MOU

Alturas Lake

+ , 75

Soldier Mountain Ski Resort

Smoky Dome 10095 ft

Cat Creek Cama s Cr. Hill Summit 5601 ft LS HIL ETT ENN

6 5 61

Anderson Ranch Reservoir

Little Camas Reservoir

Pine

Featherville

7 8 227

Summit 7802 ft

Atlanta

Snowyside Peak 10651 ft

Sawtooth Wilderness

.

2

17

Taylor Mountain 9960 ft

7 8 045

Williams Lake

7 8 021

9

Sacajawea Center

Carmen

Big Hole R.

7 8 278

Raft R.

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+ ,

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Little Jacks Creek Wilderness

AY YW

. 167

27

C. J. Strike Reservoir C J Strike Dam 16 78

Grand View

Blu

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MOUNTAIN TIME ZONE

CK BA

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90

Long Tom Reservoir

Anderson Ranch Dam

6 5 113

5 6 128

E L M O R E

Trinity Mountain 9451 ft

7 8 126

7 8 268

Stanley

Redfish Lake Visitor Center Redfish Lake

Sawtooth Lake

R on Salm

13

Challis

16

Lemhi Co. Hist. 5 Museum Williams Salmon Creek Summit 7814 ft

L E M HI

7 8 055

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7 8 070

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Leesburg Town Site

7 8 624

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Juniper Basin Reservoir

DS

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74

Regina

AY

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Stanley Lake

Mount Greylock 9857 ft

7 8 086

Twin Peaks 10340 ft

Custer Bonanza Ghost Town Ghost Town 7 8 013

Salmon-Challis National Forest

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Owyhee River Wilderness

EE

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31

71

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Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area Sn ak eR .

ADA

55

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Boise National Forest

C

+ , 21

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PINE

58

Banner Summit 7020 ft

L

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The General 10329 ft

Pinyon Peak 9942 ft

Frank ChurchRiver of No Return Wilderness

Cam a R s Cr.

7 8 012

7 8 055

SalmonChallis National Forest

Shoup

North Fork 7 8 030

11

+ , 43 Big Hole Pass 7055 ft

A Chief Joseph Pass 7264 ft

A T R

.

2

Pole Creek Wilderness

North Fork Owyhee Wilderness

Oreana

+ , 78

Swan Falls Dam

Melba

57

.

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PON

Clear Creek Summit 7100 ft

Bull Trout Lake

on

SALMON RIVE M O U N TA I N S

Mount McGuire 10082 ft

Yellowjacket

Ship Island Lake

R.

7 8 038

13

Gibbonsville

Allan Mountain 9154 ft

Lost Trail Pass 6995 ft Lost Trail Pass Visitor Center

Bitterroot National Forest Carriage Ln

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Silver City Hayden

Owyhee Co. Hist. Soc. Museum

Murphy

10

+ , 45

+ ,

Boise Air Terminal/ 7 Gowen Field 69 World Center for Birds Bowmont of Prey Kuna Caves

Kuna

R ise

5 Reservoir 6 113

8 7 268 Arrowrock

7 8 579 Deer Creek Pass 6843 ft

Deadwood Summit 6840 ft

Landmark

Pistol Rock 9169 ft

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19

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Thorn Creek Butte 7515 ft

Boise Basin Museum

Idaho City

B OI S E 32

Boise National Forest

Placerville

7 8 615

Lowman

Deadwood Reservoir

Rice Peak 8696 ft

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Garden Valley

Summit 5202 ft Boot Hill Cemetery

Horseshoe Bend

4

Gardena

R. tte 9

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5 6 17

Crouch

18

Smiths Ferry

+ , 55

18

Warm Lake Warm Lake SALMON RIVER M O U N TA I N S

Horsethief Reservoir

Cascade

Cascade 6 5 22 Dam

16

+ , 55

8 7 413

Stibnite

E Y

Riordan Lake

Rainbow Peak 9325 ft

Mormon Mountain 9545 ft

Salmon

Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness

7 8 030

7 8

468 Fork Perce Nez Nez Perce Pass 6584 ft

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21

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Crane Creek Reservoir

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Weiser

. 201

28

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+ , 71

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371

.

201 " ! 84

22

Mann Creek Reservoir

Weiser Sand Dunes

362

356

353

+ ,

7 8 412

7 8 340

Big Creek

. Big Cr

Payette National Forest

Cottonwood Butte 9349 ft

Waugh Mountain 8882 ft

Bitterr Wilderness

OC

Granite Peak 9732 ft

Steck Park

Huntington

' ( 30

R ee yh

BYWAY

LAKE SCENIC BYWAY

HumboldtToiyabe National Forest

6 5 21

Warren

Mosquito Peak 8732 ft

Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Sa lm on R.

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R. Bear

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7 8 221

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GospelHump Wilderness

Oregon Butte 8463 ft

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Pittsburgh Landing

7 8 221

Fillmore S

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Hells Canyon National Recreation Area

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Cow Lakes

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