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Snake River Canyon Trail

Perrine Bridge, Twin Falls, ID
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Ranked #4 of 12 attractions in Twin Falls
Type: Hiking Trails
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Stockholm, Sweden
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30 reviews 30 reviews
15 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 11, 2014

We were travelling to Yellowstone and happened to stop over in Twin Falls, Idaho. Just by chance we heard about Snake River Canyon and got directions how to get there. If you pass by in the neighborhood I can recommend a visit here. Beautiful valley, with waterfalls and spectacular views.

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misoula,MT
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

For experienced backpackers this one is an absolute must! Not for the weak hearted (rattlers, poison ivy, hot and cold, water can be critical) but the wildlife both flora and fauna plus fabulous views around every bend and history galore. Did you know this area supported one million + sheep during WW1 which provided the K rations and clothing for... More

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Columbia River Gorge WA
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59 reviews 59 reviews
6 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2014

Walk along the edge /rim of the Snake River canyon. A great trail, that doesn't cost a thing to take a walk on the edge of a beautiful canyon ridge, Great views either way or as mentioned occasionally a base jumper if you’re around the bridge area. Great photo and video shooting opportunities along the ridge. I too had a... More

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Washinton utah
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40 reviews 40 reviews
8 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 17, 2014

I am scared of heights BUT this was ok. I was the one taking pictures lol. R kids range in all ages & each one loved it. My youngest saw a cliff jumper & said "Is that batman" The man politely said no but the boys were in awe of the jumpers & kayaks at the bottom. They have a... More

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Fraser Valley, Canada
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132 reviews 132 reviews
12 attraction reviews
104 helpful votes 104 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2014

sunny sunny sunny deliciously sunny and a breathtaking view of the bridge and surrounding area ! We watched in amazement when daring young para-sailors jumped off the Perrine Bridge into the seemingly endless abyss of the Snake River Canyon far below, each one making an impressive and safe landing on the Canyon floor. There was quite a crowd and a... More

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San Jose, California
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13 reviews 13 reviews
11 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2014

The snake river canyon is what makes Twin Falls different. If it weren't the canyon, Twin Falls would come across as a pleasant, yet typical, medium sized town surrounded by agriculture. But there's this huge canyon ripping through the North End of town. This trail and bridge is the second best place to see it - the best being Shoshone... More

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Helena, Montana
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56 reviews 56 reviews
14 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

We stopped on our way north and walked the trail for a couple of miles. We were delighted to see that a group of enthusiasts were BASE jumping from the bridge to a landing area at the canyon floor. That made the trip worthwhile even with out the awesome views. This is a great trail with lots of overlooks and... More

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Elverson, Pennsylvania
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4 reviews 4 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 13, 2014

Quite a site to see - it is breath-taking. I wish we had more time to see more of the site but we were traveling across the country and could not stay longer.

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Chico, California
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68 reviews 68 reviews
21 attraction reviews
24 helpful votes 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 24, 2013

We took it from Shoshone Falls to the point where Evil Knievel jumped which is just a small hill of dirt now. Still very interesting to see what he attempted. The trail is well maintained and a very nice hike along the river with more views of the waterfall and nice canyon views.

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Wappingers Falls, New York
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32 reviews 32 reviews
3 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

The trail provides outstanding views of Shoshone Falls and the surrounding canyon. The trail ends at the site of Evel Knevil's 1979 motorcycle jump (not much to see really). The trail is paved though steep in some sections. Count on 3 - 4miles round trip. Hint: don't start from the stairs behind the concession stand, start from the trail further... More

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