Twin Falls, Idaho
Attractions

Art and Art Galleries

The Artist's Atelier. 1300 Kimberly Road, Suite 17, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-734-3003. E-mail

Magic Valley Arts Council. PO Box 1158, Twin Falls, ID 83303. Phone: 208-734-2787; Fax: 208-737-0389.

King Gallery at Herrett Center. College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Avenue, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-732-6655.

Landmarks

Balanced Rock
Located 17 miles west of Buhl near the town of Castleford. This geographic anomaly is 40 feet high, shaped like a camel's head, and balances on a teeny tiny perch measuring just a few feet across. There's also Balanced Rock Park 1 mile away where you can picnic by the creek, barbeque, play or hike.

Shoshone Falls
3 miles east of Twin Falls on Falls Avenue. At 212 feet, the falls are higher than Niagara Falls. Best viewed during the spring and early summer. There are recreational facilities, playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic areas, boat ramp, swimming area, and scenic overlook.

Museums and Exhibits

Herrett Center for Arts and Science. The College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Avenue, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-732-6655.

Centennial Observatory. The College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Avenue, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-732-6666.
Featuring one of the world's largest fully handicapped-accessible public telescopes.

Faulkner Planetarium. The College of Southern Idaho, 315 Falls Avenue, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-732-6655.

National Forest

Sawtooth National Forest. 2647 Kimberly Road E, Twin Falls, ID 83301. Phone: 208-737-3200.

National Monuments

City of Rocks National Reserve. PO Box 169, Almo, ID 83312. Phone: 208-824-5519; Fax: 208-824-5563.

Craters of the Moon National Monument
The Monument lies on U.S. Alternate Route 93, 29 kilometers southwest of Arco in Butte and Blaine counties. Closest interstate is I-84 to the south.

Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument. PO Box 570, Twin Falls, ID 83332. Phone: 208-933-4100; Fax: 208-837-4857.
See life before the last Ice Age and view earliest appearance of modern flora and fauna.

Thousand Springs State Park. PO Box 149, Hagerman, ID 83332. Phone: 208-837-4505.

Scenic Byway

Thousand Springs Scenic Byway
Begins at Interstate 84 near Bliss and follows U.S. 30 southeast through Twin Falls to Idaho 50, then north on Idaho 50 to I-84. Also U.S. 93 from Twin Falls north to I-84. Length 67.8 miles. Allow 1.5 hours.

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