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Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (208)-677-6600 Email: BLM_Id_BurleyOffice@blm.gov Distance: 19.66 miles

The Salmon Falls Dam was built in 1910 to provide irrigation water for farms but now is an important recreation site. The BLM operates Lud Drexler Park just above the dam.Anglers will find their prayers answered here, with plenty of brown trout, chinook and kokanee salmon, yellow perch, black crappie, channel catfish, small mouth bass, and walleye. This is the premier walleye fishery in Idaho, a...

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Balanced Rock National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-736-2350 Email: BLM_ID_JarbidgeOffice@blm.gov Distance: 28.39 miles

South of Buhl in the Salmon Falls Creek Canyon stands world-famous Balanced Rock. Over 48 feet tall and 40 tons, the wind-carved rock balances precariously on a pedestal only 3 feet by 17 inches. Nearby Balanced Rock Park is a good spot for a picnic.

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Caldron Linn National Park

3 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: id_shoshone_fo@blm.gov Distance: 29.79 miles

At this site near the Oregon Trail, the Snake River is forced through a passage less than 40 feet wide. The Wilson Price Hunt party of 1811 capsized several times here and had to make the rest of their journey on foot. Undisturbed by later farming in the area, it survives as an exceptional natural spectacle.

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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 321 7 Activites Phone: (208)-933-4100 Email: hafo_information@nps.gov Distance: 36.86 miles

Did you know horses evolved in North America? The Hagerman Horse, Equus simplicidens, was the first true horse but its bones most closely resembled Grevy's zebra bones. Hagerman is home to over two hundred different species of fossil plants and animals: including sabertooth cat, mastodon, bear, camel, ground sloth, and many other species. Over 3,000 new fossil fragments are found each year.

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Minidoka National Historic Site

Email: miin_information@nps.gov Distance: 36.86 miles

The Pearl Harbor attack intensified existing hostility towards Japanese Americans. As wartime hysteria mounted, President Roosevelt signed Executive Order 9066 forcing over 120,000 West Coast persons of Japanese ancestry (Nikkei) to leave their homes, jobs, and lives behind and move to one of ten Relocation Centers. This single largest forced relocation in U.S. history is Minidoka's story.

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South Fork Canyon Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (775)-753-0200 Email: elfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 41.07 miles

Located northwest of South Fork State Recreation Area, South Fork Canyon offers access to the South Fork River. Float the river in tubes, kayaks or canoes. Along the river you will have the opportunity to see part of the California National Historic Trail (Hastings Cutoff), wildlife, deep limestone canyon walls, and cultural sites. The best time to float the river is during spring runoff. The rive...

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Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: ddraheim@blm.gov Distance: 41.62 miles

Rhyolote canyons, towering 1,200 feet above the river, have sliced through the plateau of the Owyhee Uplands. The rivers offer challenging whitewater boating in an isolated setting. The canyons and plateau provide ample opportunity for those who wish to explore the area on foot. Sportsmen will find excellent fishing for trout and hunting for upland birds and some big game. The Bruneau Canyon Overl...

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Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-736-2350 Email: BLM_ID_JarbidgeOffice@blm.gov Distance: 47.96 miles

The Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness now contains a total of 89,996 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 2009 the Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportuniti...

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City Of Rocks National Reserve Park

Rank: 229 8 Activites Email: wallace_keck@partner.nps.gov Distance: 54.75 miles

Emigrants of the California Trail describe the rocks here in vivid detail as "a city of tall spires," "steeple rocks," and "the silent city." Today, this backcountry byway attracts rock climbers, campers, hikers, hunters, and those with the spirit of adventure. There's inspirational scenery, exceptional opportunities for geologic study, and remnants of the Old West awaiting your discovery.

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Jarbidge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 57.20 miles

The Jarbidge Wilderness now contains a total of 111,087 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Nevada. In 1964 the Jarbidge Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude. In an age of "...incre...

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Gooding City Of Rocks National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 57.35 miles

The Gooding City of Rocks and the Little City of Rocks have unique rock formations rising from the desert floor. The Bennett Hills, located on the north edge of the Snake River Plain, are composed of welded volcanic tufts formed when intense volcanic eruptions in the region produced dense clouds of ash which fused together on the ground over time. If you do visit, use Leave No Trace hiking techniq...

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Thorn Creek Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 60.69 miles

Thorn Creek Reservoir is surrounded by Great Basin desert vegetation, with sagebrush and grasslands spreading over rolling hills. In the spring and fall waterfowl and shorebirds concentrate at the reservoir. It provides excellent fishing opportunities through mid-summer and is open to non-motorized craft. Hunting for antelope and deer. To the west is the Gooding City of Rocks, bizarre formations o...

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Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-436-3589 Email: Steve_Bouffard@fws.gov Distance: 64.17 miles

Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge extends 25 miles along both shores of the Snake River, upstream from the Minidoka Dam in south-central Idaho. Over half of the refuge is open water, with small patches of marsh that attract concentrations of up to 100,000 ducks and geese during spring and fall migrations. Colonial nesting birds, river otters, and mink feed upon the large populations of cold- and w...

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Magic Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 66.85 miles

Some of Southern Idaho`s best fishing, boating and water skiing. The BLM has 9 semi-developed recreation sites here. This is also a popular ice fishing destination.

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North Wildhorse Recreation Area National Park

8 Activites Phone: (775)-753-0200 Email: elfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 73.54 miles

Wildhorse Reservoir is an important northeastern Nevada year-round fishery, which also offers excellent ice fishing in the winter (December through early March). Summers are mild, and boating, shore fishing, water skiing and wind surfing are popular activities. There are 18 campsites , tables, fire rings, grills, tree or shade ramadas, three group sites, vault toilets, hand pump water, no hook-ups...

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Big Jacks Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: ddraheim@blm.gov Distance: 73.79 miles

The Big Jacks Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 52,826 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 2009 the Big Jacks Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for solitude....

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Lake Walcott National Park

9 Activites Phone: (208)-436-1258 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 76.01 miles

Located in South central Idaho within the Minidoka Wildlife Refuge. Lake Walcott is administered by the Idaho Department of Parks and Recreation and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Services. Created by Minidoka Dam, which is part of the Mindoka Project. Boat fishing on Lake Walcott is permitted from April 1 through September 30 in designated areas. Approximately 5 miles of shoreline are available for...

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Little Jacks Creek Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: BLM_ID_BruneauOffice@blm.gov Distance: 82.05 miles

The Little Jacks Creek Wilderness now contains a total of 50,929 acres and is managed by the Bureau of Land Management. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Idaho. In 2009 the Little Jacks Creek Wilderness became part of the now over 109 million acre National Wilderness Preservation System. In wilderness, you can enjoy challenging recreational activities and extraordinary opportunities for sol...

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Anderson Ranch Reservoir Boat Ramps National Park

8 Activites Phone: (208)-587-7961 Distance: 82.95 miles

Anderson Ranch Reservoir is formed by Anderson Ranch Dam which is part of the Boise Project. Recreation on this 7.4 square mile (4,730-acre) reservoir is managed by the Boise National Forest, (Boise National Forest map). The reservoir is approximately 14 miles long, a mile wide, with depths to 315 feet, and 50 miles of shoreline. Hiking, boating, waterskiing, and fishing are the major recreation...

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Little Wood River Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-678-0461 Distance: 84.14 miles

Little Wood Reservoir which is formed by Little Wood Dam is a major facility of the Little Wood Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, this 600-acre impoundment offers a 360-acre reservoir with 9 miles of shoreline. Boating and fishing are the major recreation activities at Little Wood Reservoir, located in southcentral Idaho, about 70 miles northeast of Twin Falls. Fishing opportunities...

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Great Rift Backcountry Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-677-6600 Email: id_burley_fo@blm.gov Distance: 85.73 miles

The Great Rift is one of only two such features in the world. At 635 square miles, it is considered to be the largest, deepest, and most recent volcanic rift system in the continental United States. Many of Idaho`s most fascinating geological features lie along this potential wilderness. A tremendous fissure extending 65 miles opened up to emit successive lava flows some 15,000 years ago. This vol...

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Fish Creek Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: id_shoshone_fo@blm.gov Distance: 87.97 miles

Primitive camping on the north shore of the reservoir & dispersed camping around the shore. Fishing for trout, hunting for mule deer and pronghorn antelope. Motorized boating permitted on the lake.

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Morley Nelson Snake River Birds Of Prey National Conservation Area Park

7 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: id_bruneau_fo@blm.gov Distance: 96.19 miles

This 485,000-acre area, located along 81 miles of the Snake River, is home to the densest population of nesting birds of prey in North America and perhaps the world. Approximately 800 pairs of hawks, eagles, falcons, and owls nest in the lava cliffs and surrounding desert plateau. The area can best be seen by driving a 56-mile loop. Visitors can also see raptors by taking a raft or canoe trip thro...

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American Falls Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (208)-383-2200 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 96.35 miles

American Falls Reservoir is formed by American Falls Dam, which is a major facility on the Mindoka Project. Managed by the Bureau of Reclamation, Snake River Area Office, Bingham County; and the city of American Falls, this 87 square mile (56,000-acre) reservoir offers 100 miles of shoreline. Built primarily as a water storge reservoir for irrigation, it also provides electric power and flood co...

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Craters Of The Moon National Monument & Preserve Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-527-1300 Email: crmo_information@nps.gov Distance: 96.83 miles

Craters of the Moon is a vast ocean of lava flows with scattered islands of cinder cones and sagebrush. We invite you to explore this "weird and scenic landscape" where yesterday's volcanic events are likely to continue tomorrow...

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