HIKING TRAILS

1. Snake River Canyon // Twin Falls

A 12.3 mile, heavily trafficked trail. It runs along the canyon rim and is primarily used for hiking, walking, and biking. 

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2. Mogensen Trail // Twin Falls

A 2.2 mile back trail that goes under the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls. It features a waterfall and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, walking, and nature trips. 

3. Balanced Rock // Twin Falls

The park is a few miles down the road from the rock.

Campsites are available at the park, but there are no RV hookups. You can hike up to Balanced Rock; it is a steep hike.

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4. Mermaid Cove // Jerome

This is a very short hike and great for families. You can continue hiking down to the river, although it is pretty steep. Auger Falls is on the other side (south) of the river.

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5. Little City of Rocks // Gooding

Little City of Rocks Loop is a 4.9 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Gooding, Idaho that features beautiful wild flowers and is rated as moderate. The trail is primarily used for hiking. 

To get all the way into the rocks, you need a truck or off-roading vehicle. Bring bug spray for ticks; check for ticks after your hike.

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6. Box Canyon // Wendell

It is a 4.3 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Wendell, Idaho. There is a $5 parking fee, or you can use a state parks pass. The beginning of the hike is steep and quite exposed. Watch out for poison ivy on the trail. There are areas to swim/wade. Bring swim suits/water shoes, if you want.

7. Ross Falls // South Hills

This is a 0.4 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail, located in the South Hills. This is a short, easy hike. Great for families with younger kids. Look for the trailhead sign.

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8. Oolite Interpretive // Grand View

It is a 1.6 mile lightly trafficked loop trail located near Grand View, Idaho. A great place to see geological formations.