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City Of Rocks National Reserve Park

Rank: 229 8 Activites Email: wallace_keck@partner.nps.gov Distance: 2.29 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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Caldron Linn National Park

3 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: id_shoshone_fo@blm.gov Distance: 39.55 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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Minidoka National Wildlife Refuge Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-436-3589 Email: Steve_Bouffard@fws.gov Distance: 43.25 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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Lake Walcott National Park

9 Activites Phone: (208)-436-1258 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 44.18 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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Salmon Falls Creek Reservoir National Park

9 Activites Phone: (208)-677-6600 Email: BLM_Id_BurleyOffice@blm.gov Distance: 55.98 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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American Falls Reservoir National Park

10 Activites Phone: (208)-383-2200 Email: PNinfo@usbr.gov Distance: 63.03 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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Golden Spike National Historic Site

Rank: 281 6 Activites Email: gosp_interpretation@nps.gov Distance: 63.40 miles

May 10, 1869 the Union and Central Pacific Railroads joined their rails at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory and forged the destiny of a nation. Golden Spike National Historic Site shares the stories of the people and settings that define the completion of the first Transcontinental Railroad.

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Great Rift Backcountry Area National Park

4 Activites Phone: (208)-677-6600 Email: id_burley_fo@blm.gov Distance: 68.15 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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Hawkins Reservoir Campground National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-478-6340 Email: BLM_ID_PocatelloOffice@blm.gov Distance: 73.40 miles

10 developed campsites with shelters, picnic tables and fire rings. There is also a boat ramp/dock, ADA accessible day-use area with picnic table, vaulted toilets, and trash collection. Pets must be on leash at all times, 14 day camping limit within a 28 day period, No ATV/UTV riding allowed in campground, Fire in fire rings only, No garbage collection- pack it in / pack it out, No Shooting o...

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South Fork Canyon Recreation Area National Park

10 Activites Phone: (775)-753-0200 Email: elfoweb@blm.gov Distance: 79.98 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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Caribou-Targhee National Forest Park

12 Activites Email: lballard@fs.fed.us Distance: 82.33 miles

The Caribou-Targhee National Forest boasts rugged mountains, fertile valleys, rivers, varied wildlife, campgrounds, wilderness, adventure, solitude and scenery enough to saturate your aesthetic cravings.A National Forest is more than trees and camping, hiking, fishing and hunting. You can enjoy the magnificence of the mountains; the serenity of the wilderness; the miracles of spring flowers, baby ...

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Balanced Rock National Park

1 Activites Phone: (208)-736-2350 Email: BLM_ID_JarbidgeOffice@blm.gov Distance: 82.65 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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Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument Park

Rank: 321 7 Activites Phone: (208)-933-4100 Email: hafo_information@nps.gov Distance: 83.24 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: 83.24 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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Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area National Park

2 Activites Phone: (208)-847-1757 Email: Rob_Bundy@fws.gov Distance: 83.57 miles

Oxford Slough Waterfowl Production Area is in Franklin and Bannock counties on the edge of Oxford in southeast Idaho. It was purchased to protect redhead nesting habitat. The area is largely hardstem bulrush marsh, interspersed with open water and surrounded by areas of playa, saltgrass flats, native wet meadow, and some cropland. The lower areas have visible alkali deposits. The marsh is fed ...

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Newton Reservoir National Park

4 Activites Phone: (801)-379-1000 Distance: 85.11 miles

Newton Reservoir is formed by Newton Dam, Newton Project, on Clarkston Creek. on Clarkston Creek. Recreation at Newton Reservoir is directly managed by the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is situated in an open setting with shoreline trees consisting of cottonwoods and willows, The reservoir is located north of Newton, Utah at the 4,770-foot elevation. The reservoir has a surface ar...

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Wellsville Mountain Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 87.75 miles

The Wellsville Mountain Wilderness now contains a total of 20,988 acres and is managed by the Forest Service. All of the Wilderness is in the state of Utah. In 1984 the Wellsville Mountain 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 ...

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Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge National Park

5 Activites Phone: (435)-723-5887 Email: bearriver@fws.gov Distance: 88.52 miles

Historically, the marshes of Bear River Migratory Bird Refuge have been an oasis of water for waterfowl and shorebirds surrounded by arid desert lands. As a key part of the Great Salt Lake ecosystem, the Refuge provides habitat for more than 200 species of birds making it a popular birding hotspot in northern Utah. In spring, summer, and fall, visitors can view American avocets, black-necked sti...

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Bruneau-Jarbidge Rivers Recreation Area National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-384-3300 Email: ddraheim@blm.gov Distance: 90.27 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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Magic Reservoir National Park

6 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 90.56 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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Bonneville Salt Flats National Park

2 Activites Phone: (801)-977-4300 Email: blm_ut_sl_mail@blm.gov Distance: 90.58 miles

30,000 acres of flat ancient salt beds, a remnant of the prehistoric sea, Lake Bonneville, which once covered a huge expanse of the Great Basin, and is now reduced to the Great Salt Lake. The Salt flats are legendary for their high speed raceway, which provides a perfect surface and size for the jet powered rocket racers which attain speeds of over 600 mph. Permits must be obtained for filming, ra...

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Willard Bay Reservoir National Park

8 Activites Phone: (435)-734-9494 Email: parkcomment@utah.gov Distance: 92.32 miles

Willard Bay Reservoir is formed by Arthur V. Watkins Dam, which is a feature of the Weber Basin Project. Recreation management at Willard Bay is performed by the Utah Division of Parks and Recreation under agreement with the Bureau of Reclamation. The recreation area is located 10 miles north of Ogden, Utah of an elevation of about 4,220 feet. The reservoir has a surface area of approximately 9,2...

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Thorn Creek Reservoir National Park

5 Activites Phone: (208)-732-7200 Email: BLM_Id_ShoshoneOffice@blm.gov Distance: 92.44 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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Knolls Ohv Recreation Area National Park

1 Activites Phone: (801)-977-4300 Email: utslmail@blm.gov Distance: 94.10 miles

Elevation 4275 feet. The landscape at Knolls consists of sand dunes, mud flats, rock outcrops, and salt flats. Perhaps not the place for a romantic picnic, but certainly ideal for OHV use and motorcycling. There are no facilities here, but it is still popular among enthusiasts, who just bring what they need for a day of hard riding. Each year several riding events are staged here.

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Jarbidge Wilderness National Park

1 Activites Distance: 94.68 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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