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Heavens Gate Lookout

Riggins, Idaho, Weiser, ID
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Ranked #1 of 4 Attractions in Weiser
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Blue Ridge, Georgia
2 reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2014

When passing through Riggins, Idaho on July 13, 2014 I asked for directions to Heavens Gate. I had seen this place on my Atlas before and the name intrigued me so I wanted to check it out. The waitress that gave me the simple directions just south of Riggins on Hwy 95 to right on Seven Devils Road said the... More

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London, Kentucky
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9 reviews 9 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014

My family and I visited the area in March of 2014 and May 2013 and it was worth the drive each time. Beautiful views of Hell's Canyon, absolutely breathtaking!

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13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

A short car ride and even shorter trail takes you to a spectacular view of the Hells Canyon Wilderness. A must see if you are in the Riggins area (incorrectly identified as a Weiser landmark)

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The Villages, Florida
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23 attraction reviews
95 helpful votes 95 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 23, 2008

The spectacular panoramic view of Hells Canyon from the lookout is absolutely awesome. You drive 17 miles up a steep, narrow unpaved road (an experience initself), then hike less than 1/2 mile. From Riggins, take Rte. 95 south one mile to Seven Devils Road (National Forest Road 517). A great thing to do on a sunny, clear day with someone... More

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