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Address: 1561 N Highway 75, Shoshone, ID 83352-5246
Phone Number: 208-886-2058

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Ice on a sweltering day

Although old fashioned and slightly hokey, it was a great bonus on an otherwise long drive. It's been a few years since our visit, but I still thought it was amazing to be... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed July 20, 2016
Txpuppywoman
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Very interesting. Cold! 29 degrees. Take your jacket. Tour guide was very friendly and informative. This was definitely worth the stop.

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Thank Nita B
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2016

We were planning to visit Shoshone Falls but went on a detour because my husband said there is an interesting cave in the area. It is not just a cave but one with freezing temperature the whole-year round, even in summer. It was just a little hard finding it. We saw a small sign going to the Indian Ice Cave... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016

Although old fashioned and slightly hokey, it was a great bonus on an otherwise long drive. It's been a few years since our visit, but I still thought it was amazing to be sweating one moment and freezing the next. Well worth the visit.

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Thank Txpuppywoman
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

This was a very interesting tour. The tour guide was fantastic and very knowledgable. My teenagers and 9 year old loved the tour! It was only about a half an hour, but we'll worth the money.

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1 Thank Sharleen T
Istanbul, Turkey
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 19, 2016

This is of more interest from a Geology perspective than a scenic one. I am not sure that kids would get much out of it, but we enjoyed it. I would not drive miles out of my way for it

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 12, 2016

Fairly short tour, about 30 mins, that details the creation of the caves due to the lava flow from the nearby volcano. There was some Native American history thrown in there as well, but it wasn't real clear how that fit into the caves.

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Thank Jason M
Walden, Tenn
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2016

The "ice cave" is really a lava tube that has been manipulated to stay at a temperature conducive to freezing the surface water that leaks into it. Geologically it is moderately interesting. The site is privately owned and operated and has gone for delightful kitsch rather than serious natural interpretation. There are comically awful statues of Indians, cave men, and... More 

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Thank civilwarguy
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2016

This is a guided tour into a very large cave. Tour was interesting and enjoyed the history and education from the tour guide. Great place to visit with the family.

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Thank Marcus M
Dallas, Texas
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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2016 via mobile

Without a website, there wasn't much information to use for planning purposes. So, I may be unfairly giving this a 1 star, but we drove the 20 north of Shoshone for it to be closed. Our consolation prize: a picture of a dinosaur with a caveman.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2016

Very cool experience that you would least expect to see in the middle of high desert Idaho. A fun little side trip if you are in the area, well worth the time and small fee for a visit. Not handicap accessible

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