Idaho National parks

Our most recommended Idaho, USA National parks

Hells Canyon: Yellow Jet Boat Tour to Kirkwood, Snake River

1. Hells Canyon: Yellow Jet Boat Tour to Kirkwood, Snake River

Board the speed boat at Hells Canyon Creek Visitor Center and Boat Launch, one mile below Hells Canyon Dam on the Oregon side of the Snake River. Set off on a 54-mile round trip through the Wild River Section of the canyon. Expect to see rock walls, desert grasslands, and alpine forests, all on the same trip. Listen to the captain as they regale you with stories about the early Native Americans who inhabited this area and the ranching families that have called Hells Canyon home over the years. Keep your eyes open for wildlife such as bald eagles, black bears, deer, and bighorn sheep. Take advantage of the endless photo opportunities and guaranteed memory-making moments. Enjoy a delicious lunch and water or lemonade at Sheep Creek Historic Ranch or Kirkwood Historic Ranch.

Hells Canyon White Water Jet Boat Tour to Sheep Creek

2. Hells Canyon White Water Jet Boat Tour to Sheep Creek

Experience the exhilaration of traveling 36 miles over the Snake river through white water rapids and Hells Canyon on this riverboat tour. Savor a mouth-watering lunch at breathtaking location. Step back in time as you engage with local history at the Sheep Creek Historic Ranch. Start your adventure at the Hells Canyon Creek Visitor Center where you will hop aboard a comfortable boat. Cruise on the snack rive through Hells Canyon at the border of Oregon and Idaho. Gaze out at the jaw-dropping scenery at the deepest point of the canyon. Take in views of huge, jutting cliffs as you feel the thrill of dips and waves. Listen o the captain's stories about this region's early Native Americans who inhabited the area, and the ranching families that settled in Hells Canyon Have the opportunity to explore the Sheep Creek Historic Ranch, a homestead that flourished in the early years of the 20th century. Stop for a family-style meal served at an stunning spot in Hells Canyon. Return to the visitor center at the end of your tour.

Twin Falls: Dierkes Lake Hike & Shoshone Falls Guided Tour

3. Twin Falls: Dierkes Lake Hike & Shoshone Falls Guided Tour

Discover Dierkes Lake, Snake River, and The Hidden Lakes with a guided hike of Shoshone Falls Park, including park entry tickets and transportation to and from your hotel. Learn about the area's unique geology, climb a staircase for stunning views of Snake River Canyon, and marvel at waterfalls. Begin your tour with an air-conditioned SUV ride from your hotel to Shoshone Falls Park. Follow your guide as you hike around Dierkes Lake and learn about the geological formation of Twin Falls. Take a photo of Snake River Canyon and watch for native wildlife before returning to your hotel.

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