Natural Attractions

So... yeah... in Southwest Idaho, natural attractions are our thing. There's beauty — a wide range of it! — everywhere you look. From deep canyons and tall sand dunes to misty mountains and crystal-clear mountain lakes, you can find it if you're willing to look.

  • 5 Hidden Hikes in SW Idaho

    5 Hidden Hikes in SW Idaho

    Get the rundown on five of our favorite hidden hikes in the region, from quick hikes with the kids to challenging day-long adventures.

  • 5 Reasons to Explore Idaho’s Owyhee Desert

    5 Reasons to Explore Idaho’s Owyhee Desert

    In this guide, we’ll take you on a journey from the Owyhee desert’s southernmost, wildest landscapes all the way to the northern edge of the region

  • Birds of Prey

    Birds of Prey

    The owl perches on his falconer’s shoulder, like an athlete preparing for the first steps of a race.

  • Wild Times in the Sawtooth Mountains

    Wild Times in the Sawtooth Mountains

    People all over the world visit the Sawtooth National Forest. As amazing as the Sawtooths are, it turns out that the journey to the Sawtooths is as much fun as the destination.

  • Three Mountains in Three Days

    Three Mountains in Three Days

    Whether you’re gliding through pockets of pristine powder, snowshoeing through frozen forests, or curling up in a cozy lodge, these three mountains deliver the ultimate winter adventure.

  • Steamy Mountain Getaways

    Steamy Mountain Getaways

    Soak in a warm pool of ancient mineral water, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and the rugged wilderness.

When To Go

Here, exploring the great outdoors is a year-round event. But natural attractions can vary greatly in their accessibility depending on the season. Please consult the weather and conditions before heading out.

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