The state grows more than one third of America’s potatoes : it is likely that the people living outside the state eat more of them than the people in Idaho…
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|Surface km2|| 214 045
|Population|| 1 567 582
|Population density (km2)|| 7,24
|The most populated city|| Boise
Do not miss
Boise has the only state’s Capital Building that is kept warm using a renewable source of energy, called geothermal water. The Old Idaho Penitentiary, or “Old Pen”, housed inmates from 1872 to 1973 and currently is a museum showing that century-long prison history. The Boise River Greenbelt Is an urban pathway that makes its way through the heart of Boise, linking together all the best riverside city parks. Also known as the “Niagara of the West”, the 65 meters tall Shoshone Falls can be found on the edge of the city of Twin Falls. Hell’s Canyon is the deepest river gorge in North America, it has been carved out by the wild and scenic Snake River. The Sawtooth National Recreation Area consists of 756.000 wildland acres providing more than 1100 km of hiking and equestrian trails. The Craters of the Moon National Monument is a lunar-like landscape created by volcanic eruptions between 15.000 and 2.000 years ago. The region of lava flows can be explored on signposted circular routes.
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North by Northwest
Prenez part à ce circuit qui vous permettra de traverser 2 pays, 4 Etats mais également plusieurs parcs nationaux !
Discover the Great American West
Drive from the vulcanic hills of Craters of The Moon, passed the lakes, hot springs and rivers of the Sawtooth National Forest to the lovely city of Boise and the impressive Twin Falls.