Points of Interest
With more than 60 percent of the state covered by forest and hundreds of miles of lakes and rivers to its name, Idaho is a recreational paradise. More than eight national forests blanket the state. Some 30 state parks are sprinkled throughout, offering the visitor a wide range of activities and attractions. Hiking, mountain biking, fishing, snowmobiling, skiing and snowboarding are among the most popular activities here, as well as scenic touring and wildlife viewing. With more than 16,000 miles of rivers and streams, Idaho is a top destination for whitewater rafting. Destinations such as Hells Canyon and Craters of the Moon National Monument attract thousands of visitors every year. A jet boat ride is a great way to experience the rugged Hells Canyon. Another great way to explore Idaho is by taking a tour. Find your ideal outdoor adventure in the Gem State.
Borah Peak, 12 662 feet
This page by IdahoSummits.com provides pictures, links, geographical and historical information, location and more.
Community blog about climbing complete with photos and trip reports.
Regional Fishing Reports
This website is by the Idaho Department of Fish and Game. Find up to date information including stocking schedule, water levels at boat ramps and regulations. Use the Fishing Planner to find a stream to fish in.
Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association. PO Box 95, Boise, ID 83701. Phone: 208-342-1919; Toll-free: 1-800-49-IDAHO.
Fish 'n' Hunt
On-line fishing and hunting information "about Idaho, from Idaho, by Idahoans". Idaho Fish 'n' Hunt
On-line fishing and hunting information "about Idaho, from Idaho, by Idahoans".
Idaho Outdoor Guided
Home page for the Idaho Outfitters & Guides Association. Listings for over 400 outfitters and guides and related services.
The Society seeks to foster the understanding and appreciation of Idaho's native flora and to preserve this rich heritage for future generations. Local chapters conduct field trips.
Best selection of books on the Northwest.
The Hiker's Guide to Idaho's Sawtooth Country by Scott Marchant. Discover 60 great walking adventures in the Sawtooth, White Cloud and Salmon River mountains surrounding the Stanley Basin. this guide has complete information on each hike including maps, GPS waypoints and level of difficulty. Order now...
Idaho River Maps & Fishing Guide by Greg Thomas, Gary Lewis and Esther Poleo-Appel. Fishing information for the best rivers of Idaho that include maps, best seasons, species and gear plus parks, services and guides. Order now...
The Idaho Paddler Whitewater Gems by Sean Glaccum. A guide to 72 different whitewater runs in Idaho covering rivers, creeks and water falls, accompanied with a full page photo and directions. This book will get you the adventure you are looking for and get you there with the info to have a great time. Order now...
Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho by Ken Retallic and Rocky Barker. This new edition of Wingshooter's Guide to Idaho features updated information, including new hunting regulations and the Access Yes! program. Updated hub city information includes hotels, campgrounds, restaurants, sporting good stores, veterinarians, auto repair services, and much more. Order now...
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