Mountain Home, Idaho

Population: 15,979

Elevation: 787’

Mountain Home, Idaho

Mountain Home was once a desert oasis along the Oregon Trail and, even today, it remains a central location for travelers exploring southern Idaho. 

Within a short drive, hot springs, Anderson Ranch Reservoir, and Crater Rings offer unique outdoor adventures. Around town, the local history museum and farmers markets, along with plenty of parks and hiking trails, make this place one of the best ways to experience Idaho’s high desert.

Available amenities: Gas station, medical center, grocery store, visitor center.

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