Tucked in against the Payette River exists the southwest Idaho paradise of Garden Valley. The short 45 min drive north of Idaho’s capital city takes you away from the concrete jungle and welcomes you with astonishing views along the river and access to mountains, hot springs, and wildlife. Garden Valley may be in our “urban region,” but it is far from the big city life.
If you love the outdoors and quaint small towns, Garden Valley needs to be an added stop on your next trip. You can enjoy incredible celebrations with the locals during 4th of July boasting the biggest small town fireworks show in the Northwest and a lantern lighting celebration on New Year’s Eve. Visit Garden Valley to get away, explore and what southwest Idaho has to offer.
Available amenities: Gas station, medical center, grocery store, visitor center, public charging station.
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