Smiths Ferry is another one of Idaho’s hidden gems waiting to be discovered. Whether you’re seeking adventure or relaxation, this charming community has something for everyone. With world-class white water rafting and fishing on the nearby Payette River, you can satisfy your thirst for outdoor thrills — or just take a lazy float to chill.
While most visitors will simply pass through Smiths Ferry while driving along Highway 55, it’s definitely worth the stop for a bite or an adventure.
Bikepacking in Southwest Idaho
Craving to hit the trails but not sure where to start? We’ve put together a guide to help you get started.
An hour north of Boise, the canyon widens and the river relaxes. Sandbar islands host ducks, geese, and eagles. Cabins peak through the forest canopy, smoke curling up from their chimneys.
Steamy Mountain Getaways
Soak in a warm pool of ancient mineral water, surrounded by snow-capped mountains and the rugged wilderness.