Tag: Idaho State Parks

Explore the Best Hiking in Castle Rocks State Park Idaho. A young girl stands atop massive boulders inside the Castle Rocks State Park Idaho complex.

Explore the Best Hiking in Castle Rocks State Park Idaho

The best hiking in Castle Rocks State Park Idaho starts at the Castle Rocks Ranch Unit and the Stines Creek Picnic Area. Within the Ranch Unit, you can explore the 2-mile Backyard Boulders Loop. Or venture further into the geological complex toward Eagle Rock Grove, Shark’s Fin, and Brackenbury Gulch. Keep reading for trail maps and our pick for the best easy day hike, the Backyard Boulders Trail. Read More

City of Rocks - Climbing Hiking Camping. Sunset over Idaho's Castle Rocks State Park and City of Rocks National Reserve.

Enjoy the Best City of Rocks Idaho Camping

Enjoy the best City of Rocks Idaho Camping at Castle Rocks State Park. Located just outside of the National Reserve, the state campground offers a full range of amenities and quick access to the Reserve and nearby Almo, the visitor’s center, and Durfee Hot Springs. Read More

City of Rocks - Climbing Hiking Camping. Sunset over Idaho's Castle Rocks State Park and City of Rocks National Reserve.

City of Rocks Climbing, Hiking, and Camping

City of Rocks Climbing. Hiking. Camping. The City of Rocks and Castle Rocks State Park offer some of the most diverse and interesting climbing areas in the Pacific Northwest.  Climb moderate to advanced single- and multi-pitch routes; no special permits needed.  If you want to place permanent anchors, you can find the permit forms on Read More

A view of alpine trees along the shore of upper Baron Lake in Idaho's Sawtooth National Recreation Area.

P Idaho – Words That Start with P

P Idaho – Idaho is known for Potatoes. But that’s just scratching the proverbial surface of Idaho’s possibilities and potential when it comes to the letter P. Idaho offers peaks and powder. And pints. And pubs. And don’t forget pioneers, Pinot Noir, and Ponderosa Pine. Join us on our photographic portal to P Idaho. Read More

Idaho National Parks - City of Rocks National Reserve. A rock climber ascends a vertical rock face in the center of the City of Rocks and Idaho's Castle Rocks State Park.

Idaho National Parks – City of Rocks National Reserve

Explore Idaho National Parks and the City of Rocks National Reserve. Hike, backpack, climb, bike, and ride your way through this scenic geological area. Get all the best recommendations and trip ideas here. Read More

A wide-angle view of Henrys Lake at the inlet to the lake, from hiking trails that lead out from Idaho's Henrys Lake State Park. Reeds and other marshland vegetation grows in the foreground, and the Targhee National Forest and mountain range are visible in the distance.

Fishing Henrys Lake

Try fishing Henrys Lake, Idaho, for some of the best Cutthroat Trout, Rocky Mountain Skulpin, Mountain whitefish, and more. Read More

A young girl paddles her kayak across Henrys Lake in Northeastern Idaho, near Yellowstone National Park. She is silhouetted against the deep, blue water, and the sun shimmers and sparkles across the water. Blue sky and mountains can be seen in the distance, the edge of the Targhee National Forest.

Henrys Lake State Park

Hike trails around the lake and the surrounding mountains. Kayak and fish along the marshy inlet or out into the lake. Camp in any of the park’s reservable spots for RVs, trailers, and tents. Click any link in our table of contents above to find information, resources, and recommendations for the best place to camp near Yellowstone, Henrys Lake State Park! Read More

Yellowstone Vacation: A large American Bison or Buffalo stands in tall grass near the Madison River in Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming. The large grazing animal wanders through an open field while occasionally stopping to graze.

Yellowstone Vacation: 7 Day Recommended Itinerary

We’ve planned the best 7 Day West Yellowstone Vacation Itinerary so you don’t have to! Check out each of the days below to put together your own vacation to Yellowstone and the surrounding area near Henrys Lake State Park in Idaho, Jackson Hole, and Grand Teton National Park. Read More

A view of the National Park Service sign at the entrance to Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, just outside of Jackson, Wyoming. The Tetons sit beneath white clouds and a blue summer sky.

Things to Do in Jackson Hole, Wyoming

Day 5 on our trip to Yellowstone: Today we are traveling to Jackson, Wyoming and Grand Teton National Park. We’ll bike around Jackson, eat at our favorite lunch spot, cruise around the Tetons, and visit local historical museums. Read More

A commercial sign above the Big Sky Anglers Trout Shop in downtown West Yellowstone, Montana, near the West Gate Entrance to Yellowstone National Park and the borders of Idaho and Wyoming.

West Yellowstone, Montana

Day 4 on our trip to Yellowstone: Today we are kayaking at Henrys Lake and walking around West Yellowstone, Montana, before traveling to Jackson, Wyoming and Grand Teton National Park tomorrow. Read More

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