Shoshone Falls
Shoshone Falls Grade, Twin Falls, ID 83341
Phone: (208) 736-2265
Admission: $3 per vehicle
Pet Friendly

Shoshone Falls is a natural beauty on the Snake River. At 212 feet, the falls are higher than Niagara Falls which has a height of only 167 feet. The falls offer a unique blend of recreational facilities, including playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic areas, a boat ramp, swimming area, and a scenic overlook. A picnic in the shaded, grassy areas provides a perfect vantage point for viewing Shoshone Falls.
Also known as the Niagara of the West, Shoshone Falls is the Snake River, falling vertically in a huge horseshoe-shaped waterfall.
Irrigation and hydroelectric power stations built on the falls were major contributors to the early economic development of southern Idaho

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Fun Fact:
Shoshone Falls marks the historical upper limit of fish migration (including salmon) in the Snake River, and was an important fishing and trading place for Native Americans.

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Scott Walker

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