“one of the most beautiful drives in America”
Thousand Springs Scenic Byway provides a glimpse into the remarkable geology and history of the breathtaking Snake River Canyon. Location: Begins at Interstate 84 near Bliss and follows US 30 southeast through Twin Falls to Idaho 50, then north on Idaho 50 to I-84. Also US 93 from Twin Falls north to I-84. The best time to see Shoshone Falls is in early spring. Attractions include Thousand Springs State Park Complex–a series of five parks; Hagerman Valley; the Snake River; Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument; Thousand Springs; Herrett Center Planetarium, Museum & Observatory in Twin Falls; Perrine Bridge & Canyon Rim Trail System; Shoshone Falls; and historic downtown Twin Falls. Drive Time: 67.8 miles. Allow 1.5 hours. Plan ahead to ensure a safe and enjoyable trip (fill up on gas, pack water and food, etc.). Full services available in Bliss, Hagerman, Buhl, Kimberly, and Twin Falls; partial services in Filer. Read More: https://visitidaho.org/things-to-do/scenic-byways-backcountry-drives/thousand-springs-scenic-byway/
Very Beautiful Views
Great detour off the beaten path. The springs are something to behold. I have never seen water pouring out of the middle of a cliff. There are plenty of small town attractions along the way as well. I would take this drive again.
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Thousand Springs Scenic Byway
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