Twin Falls, Idaho: Niagara of the West

This double dropoff of the Snake River provided the name for the city just to the west. At 212 ft. high, it beats the Niagara of the East by about 45 ft.

Shoshone Falls Park

Address:
Twin Falls, ID
Directions:
Falls Ave. E, turn left on Champlin Rd/N 3300 E to Shoshone Falls Park.
Hours:
Daily 8-dusk. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
208-736-2265
Admission:
$5 per car Mar-Sep. Off-season free.
RA Rates:
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Falls diverted for winter.

Shoshone Falls Park

The water has been mostly diverted for irrigation so, at least when we were there, January, there was no water flowing over the rocks.

[Ted, 01/07/2021]
Niagara of the West

The car fee as of today is $5 and is worth the fee. We went today at low water flow level and it was beautiful. Love to see it again at high!

[Anne Christiansen, 06/26/2020]

Niagara of the West... in winter.

Niagara of the West

Just be careful if you go to the falls in the winter... there's no water there!

[Michel Rogulski, 01/30/2019]

Shoshone Falls.

Niagara of the West

One of the best things I've seen in my 22 years. My pregnant wife and I are traveling across country and this was an amazing thing only a few miles off the highway. Recommend to anybody.

[Collin and Fari, 08/08/2018]

Little falls.

Niagara of the West

Lots of little falls run under the road [in Shoshone Falls Park]. Worth the $3 vehicle fee to see it up close. Beautiful area to see and photograph.

[Kyndra, 08/27/2016]

Nearby Offbeat Places

Evel Knievel's Snake River Jump MonumentEvel Knievel's Snake River Jump Monument, Twin Falls, ID - 3 mi.
Skunk: Stinker Station SignSkunk: Stinker Station Sign, Twin Falls, ID - 4 mi.
Tin ManTin Man, Jerome, ID - 8 mi.
In the region:
Shoshone Ice Caves, Shoshone, ID - 40 mi.

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