Guided Half-Day Tour to Shoshone Falls & City Tour

23 Ratings
  • Live Guide
  • Instant Confirmation
  • Group Tour
  • Pickup Service
  • E-Ticket
  • 4 hr

Do you go crazy over Natural Wonders? Do you like American history and pioneer culture? Then this is the perfect Big Green Adventure for you! Come along on this scenic tour to Shoshone Falls - the "Niagara of the West". Drive though the historic Old Town and Warehouse District of Twin Falls, 1904, newly restored and refreshed with modern features. Stop at Twin Falls Dam and Waterfall where were natural springs burst through basalt lava rock to expose "hidden streams and hanging gardens". Next, stop at Shoshone Falls where 15,000 years ago an ancient lake overflowed its rim some 300 miles away ripping away Idaho's terrain and creating this stunning natural wonder ranked as one of the top three waterfalls in the United States. Our last stop is our Visitor Center. Shop for souvenirs, experience the Perrine Memorial Bridge at a breathtaking height of 486 feet and take in the grandeur of our famous canyon and Snake River below.

Itinerary Details

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Stop At: Twin Falls

With a height of 200 feet, Twin Falls is the namesake of the City of Twin Falls, Idaho. Take a short walk on a paved overlook for views of the falls, arch gravity dam and Snake River Canyon. Learn about the people who came here mining for gold while you keep your eye out for the animals that live in the canyon.

Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Shoshone Falls

Visit three viewpoints at Shoshone Falls. The first viewpoint is just above the mighty falls at the historic Glenn's Ferry crossing where you will stand water level behind the Shoshone Falls Dam. Reach down and touch the mighty Snake River! Second, jump back in the tour vehicle and arrive above Shoshone Falls. Take a short five minute walk on a paved trail for an aerial view of Shoshone Falls and the Shoshone Power Plant. Third, enjoy some "free time" at the main viewing platform at Shoshone Falls exploring the park displays and informational boards. Get an up close experience and spectacular views just yards from the top of the flowing falls.

Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Perrine Bridge

Walk along the pedestrian walkway atop this breathtaking 1,500 foot long four-lane truss arch bridge. Span the majestic Snake River Canyon with views of the river, lakes, and waterfalls. Here, your guide will interpret the natural occurrence that created this canyon over 15,000 years ago.

Duration: 15 minutes

Stop At: Buzz Langdon Visitor Center

Stop in for some gift shopping, displays and local attraction information. See the original stage coach that visionary I.B. Perrine used for transportation into and out of the Snake River Canyon. 15 minutes.

Duration: 15 minutes

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Take a drive through Twin Falls' Historic Downtown, City Center and Warehouse Districts listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2000. Learn the history of how Twin Falls came to be through the eyes of the pioneers who transformed the sagebrush wasteland into what has become one of the fastest growing cities in Idaho. Hear how the visionary I.B. Perrine harnessed the Snake River to create one of the largest agricultural areas in Southern Idaho.

Duration: 30 minutes
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