New Plymouth, Idaho: World's Largest Horseshoe-Shaped Town

You can drive the horseshoe's perimeter on East/West Boulevard. Claim-to-fame mentioned on the town's Welcome sign.

Address:
Elm St., New Plymouth, ID
Directions:
I-84 exits 3 (or 8), then drive east (or north) on US Hwy 30 for several miles into town. The horseshoe wraps around the town center at US Hwy 30 and Elm St., with East/West Blvd being the outermost road.
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Town sign.

World's Largest Horseshoe-shaped Town

New Plymouth is the World's Largest Horseshoe. It doesn't own this horseshoe; rather, it is shaped like one. The blvd. mimics the general shape of a horseshoe. Although a small town (1,400 people), it is cute and does have a gas station. Just to annoy the kids while driving through, force them to enjoy the short trip that outlines the horseshoe.

[Hannah, 08/14/2004]

July 2016: Photo added.


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