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    Top Photography Spots in and near Idaho

    • Clearwater County, Idaho

      Fly Fish Kelly Creek

      If you are looking for world class fishing in Idaho and don't want to deal with the crowds that goes along with Henry's Fork or Silver Creek then this is the spot. You will rarely run into people along this creek. The fishing is extraordinary and you should be able to catch a ton of cutthroat. T...
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    • Buhl, Idaho

      Photograph Balanced Rock at Night

      Southern Idaho offers a lot of unique places to go photograph, but not all places have as good of a spot for astrophotography as Balanced Rock State Park does. Because this spot is quite a ways out from the towns, you don't have a lot of light pollution which allows you to see all of the stars in...
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    • Stanley, Idaho

      Valley Creek Hot Springs

      0.1 mi
      Valley Creek Hot Springs is a short drive off of the main highway (75), you'll travel along a dirt/gravel road. You'll exit at the Stanley Museum and follow the dirt road for about .4 miles. There will be a dirt parking lot on your left.  Walk across the foot bridge and stay left once on the othe...
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    • Post Falls, Idaho

      Hike Black Bay Park

      0.82 mi / 33 ft gain
      Black Bay Park is home to a short series of paved trails and has a new bathroom facility! There's also a rope swing over the river and plenty of spots to swim or launch a kayak or sup if you're looking to cool off on a hot day. There are beautiful wildflowers in the summer but the park is very qu...
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    • Arco, Idaho

      Hike the North Crater Trail

      3.5 mi / 666 ft gain
      One of the longest hikes at Craters (none of them are very long), the North Crater trail boasts a view of beautiful red and orange rock along the ridgeline of some massive volcanic craters. You can start the trail from either end—at the campground parking lot near the entrance to the park or at t...
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    • Coolin, Idaho

      Canoe to Upper Priest Lake

      The Priest Lakes of Northern Idaho are perfect for a summer retreat into the Selkirk mountains, less than thirty miles from the border with Canada. Priest lake is separated from Upper Priest Lake by a short, two-mile waterway. Launch your canoe from the Lionhead Beach in Priest Lake State Park an...
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    • Island Park, Idaho

      Explore Henry's Fork Dam in Island Park

      Don't be confused by Island Park Dam or the map location "Henry's Fork." This little spot is right on the actual fork in the river, but since most people don't know about it, you'll probably have it all to yourself! Once you park, walk down to the dam bridge. From there you can take in the scener...
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    • Cassia County, Idaho

      Photograph Lower Goose Creek Reservoir

      While this lake is out of the way, the drive through rural parts of Burley is worthwhile. From Heyburn drive 27 south to the small village of Oakley. Here you will follow W 1800 S a few blocks to S 600 W to the rustic Trapper Creek Road, which is more like a stout cattle trail. Drive down to the ...
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    • Arco, Idaho

      Stroll Through Devil's Orchard

      0.5 mi / 3 ft gain
      The Devil's Orchard is a quick, family friendly stroll through unique volcanic scenery. If you follow the road past the entrance to Craters of the Moon National Monument, the road to Devil's Orchard will be on your left, marked by a sign. You'll drive a minute or two before reaching the parking l...
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    • Bonners Ferry, Idaho

      Snow Creek Falls

      1.37 mi / 161 ft gain
      The out-and-back trail to Snow Creek Falls is relatively easy with about 160 feet over elevation gain over roughly a 1.5 miles. Plan on approximately 45 minutes trail time roundtrip. There is a parking area in the pull-out just off the road.  This is both a dog-friendly and kid-friendly trail. 
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