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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

Twin Falls, ID
Falls Ave. E, turn left on Champlin Rd/N 3300 E to Shoshone Falls Park.
Daily 8-dusk. (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
$5 per car Mar-Sep. Off-season free.
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Niagara of the West, Spring 2023.

Niagara of the West

Beautiful, and can be seen from both close and from a distance.

[Bill Brown, 05/10/2023]

Thank you Atmospheric River and snowmelt.

Niagara of the West (Shoshone)

Definitely stop. Came here, parked our 22 trailer in RV parking spaces for 4 or 5. Hillside shaded park and picnic- gift stand/concession. Many photo op overlooks.

[Mel, 07/17/2021]


Niagara of the West

Drought has the falls looking a bit dry these days.

[A.S., 07/01/2021]

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]

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:
Pioneer Sheep Herder, Hagerman, ID - 30 mi.

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