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Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

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Quick stop!

We stopped out here on our way back from Marsing to Boise- beautiful views! Take a short walk on... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
hdonovan25
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Twin Falls, Idaho
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World famous area for raptors

The official name is Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. They say... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Rosemary D
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Idaho Falls, Idaho
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Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon.
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Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

We stopped out here on our way back from Marsing to Boise- beautiful views! Take a short walk on the trail from the parking spot to the edge of the canyon. Ireland or Idaho?!

Date of experience: April 2019
Thank hdonovan25
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

A long drive from Boise with little to see. However, the area is pretty, quiet, and contains a few birds of prey that sometimes appear. Good for a short 2-3 hour walk / drive.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank CBrick77
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The official name is Morley Nelson Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area. They say you can do the 62 mile loop in one day but you wouldn't be spending quality time at all the points of interest. We worked our way down to...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Rosemary D
Reviewed March 20, 2019

Although we didn't really spot many birds of prey, this short, easy drive just outside of Boise was a pleasant way to spend a lazy Sunday afternoon. We pulled over to one of the designated parking areas and walked a short distance to a precipice...More

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Tricia C
Reviewed December 18, 2018

Area was beautiful! Make sure you stop and read the informative "billboard" to get a better idea of the history of the place. We went at the suggestion of my son-in-law who joined us and whose knowledge was appreciated.Had also been suggested by a volunteer...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 2, 2018

We took our grandchildren there and we all had a great experience there. The presentations were very professional and interesting.

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed July 8, 2018 via mobile

Didn’t see any birds but scenery was lovely! There’s a campground and areas for picnics. Very well maintained.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank traceysuzanne
Reviewed June 22, 2018

The giant birds were nesting and were flying and soaring all over the place; so incredible. Loved how clean and not polluted the whole area is. Thanks to all who don't litter.

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Stephen D
Reviewed June 3, 2018

It was the breeding season but it is difficult to see birds without good binoculars. it's quite common to see raven

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yz1991
Reviewed February 28, 2018

I've lived here for 27 years and had never been..Took my mom and we really enjoyed it..They do such great work..Those birds are beatiful..Go!!!!

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank diverbuddy67
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