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Address: US Highway 30, Bliss, ID
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A 68-mile scenic drive.

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Stunning scenery

This was a beautiful byway and a good escape from the interstate. I think Idaho could do a better job of informing the traveler of all the places to see. We picked up a map at a... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 12, 2016
Donna B
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Scottsdale, AZ
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Scottsdale, AZ
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46 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 12, 2016

This was a beautiful byway and a good escape from the interstate. I think Idaho could do a better job of informing the traveler of all the places to see. We picked up a map at a local Tourist info spot but the person in charge did not know much and the maps were a little inadequate. Thousand Springs and... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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78 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 20, 2016

I was born here but moved away when I was young. Went back to see a place I loved when I was a kid and almost did not want to leave. The beauty of this place still takes my breath away and to think not many know about it. So IF you are in the area go see it you... More 

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Washington DC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 3, 2016

Great views, interesting geology and rich history. You could pass thru for a quick jaunt or there are many stops to get out and explore museums or parks and make a day of it. Many things don't fully open until later in the season, like May, so best to check ahead.

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Houston, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 217 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed July 12, 2015

We saw the signs for Hagerman Fossil Beds and turned off the interstate - so glad we did! We stopped at the Visitor Center and the helpful ranger pointed us to the Fossil Beds viewpoint and directed us on down the Scenic Highway. We stopped at the Salmon Falls /Thousand Springs turnout to better see the waterfalls, still in good... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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30 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed June 22, 2014

This scenic drive is a great alternative to the drive through the sagebrush desert of south central Idaho. The springs and waterfalls are beautiful and a visit to the state fish hatchery is interesting and fun for the kids.

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Campbell River, Canada
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed April 12, 2014

When I am rating an attraction, I try to weigh the cool factor against the cost and, well, since this drive is free what more can you ask for? The scenery changes dramatically from the areas around here and I like surprises. We found a campground which had HOT-hot spring and warm-hot spring pools and you could rent a private... More 

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Marsing
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2013

It is a beautiful place to throw your tent out and enjoy. We had a dock to ourselves and fished until after dark. It was quiet and if we wanted could go swimming at the pool there. I plan on returning many times.

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Nampa, Idaho, United States
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7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 20, 2013

nice to see all the falls. Best time to go is in the spring the the water a melting. The only problem is they are on the other side of the road so picture taking is not the best, but to be enjoyed

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1 Thank Melinda G
Idaho
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14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 6, 2012

If you like a lovely Sunday drive this is the one. The views are delightful and relaxing. Every season offers beauty. Spring the water is running hard and fast, in the summer it continues and the fall adds the colors to scene. The winter offers ice sculptures of ice as the water continues to drizzle and freeze.

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Boise, Idaho
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174 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 67 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 6, 2012

We stopped and detoured along the way and enjoyed everything. What is the most sobering is how the springs have changed since the power plants and irrigation came along. In general, enjoyable drive and towns along the way.

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