Category : Idaho

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Hayden Lake Idaho

Coeur d’Alene, Idaho is in the Idaho Panhandle along the beautiful shores of Lake Coeur d’Alene.   The Coeur d’Alene Resort sits on the northern shores of the lake, right in the center of town, and is known for its golf course with a floating green and its great marina and water activities (along with its great hotel and restaurants). …

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Farragut State Park Athol Idaho

We departed Winchester and headed north along Highway 95 and made the climb up Lewiston Hill (4 miles north of Lewiston – 7% grade) which provided great views back to Lewiston and Clarkston along the Idaho/Washington border. We proceeded on to Moscow and Plummer and on to Coeur d’Alene.   Farragut State Park is about 30 minutes or so north …

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Winchester Idaho

It’s a few hours drive from McCall, Idaho to Winchester, Idaho heading north on Highway 95. It is a beautiful drive and one we have taken countless times. Of course, it is much nicer in the summer than in the winter where there is ice and snow!! (wink, wink…). This year it was a beautiful summer day as we paralleled …

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Ponderosa State Park McCall Idaho

The drive from Lake Cascade Sugarloaf Campground to Ponderosa State Park in McCall is about 30 minutes. We passed through Donnelley which is the “Crossroads to Recreation” (per the sign). Donnelley sits on the northern end of Lake Cascade close to the Tamarack ski resort and close to McCall for all your recreational needs.   It wasn’t long and we …

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Lake Cascade State Park Idaho Crown Point Trail

We left Three Island Crossing and headed up through Boise. We have been through this area many times (especially since we lived in Idaho) and we think Boise is a terrific city. We didn’t stop this time but kept on driving.   We passed through Eagle, Idaho, a suburb of Boise, through Eagle River and on north.   We turned …

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Three Island Crossing State Park Idaho

We drove from Almo to Glenns Ferry through the Snake River Recreation Area enjoying all the views and beauty the areas has to offer!   Three Islands Crossing State Park is located in Glenns Ferry just a few miles south of I-84. It is very easily accessible state park and campground.   Campground:  Three Islands Crossing State Park – Trailside …

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City of Rocks Visitor Center Idaho

Castle Rocks State Park is located in southern Idaho near the quaint town of Almo. It is a beautiful drive through northern Utah and onto the quiet, peaceful country roads of southern Idaho.  Almo is only a few miles north of the Utah border as the crow flies.   Almo has a population of about 150 people and sits along …

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Pocatello Idaho Museum of Clean

Ahhh…welcome to Idaho! It’s been almost 2 years since we were in Idaho even though we lived there for over 10 years. It’s great to be back. Harvest was in full swing, you could smell it in the air, see it in the fields, and feel it in your bones. It’s good to be back!   We decided to spend …

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Massacre Rocks State Park Idaho

Massacre Rocks State Park sits right along I-86 in Idaho and is nestled into a canyon along the Snake River. Is is named after an Indian skirmish with two pioneer emigrant trains in 1862 and sits along the Oregon and California Trails. The State Park is easily accessible from the interstate and provides 2 campgrounds (upper and lower campgrounds), a …

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Bruneau Dunes State Park Idaho

We drove from Emigrant Springs State Park in Oregon along I-84 through Boise and on to the state park south of Mountain Home passing through Boise and following the Snake River.   Bruneau Dunes is a lovely state park in southern Idaho surrounded by some tall dunes (largest single structure dunes in North America) and a few lakes.   The …

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