Add These Scenic Attractions Near Twin Falls to Your Weekend Bucket List
It’s no secret that Twin Falls and the surrounding area is a nature lover’s paradise. Whether you’re a long time resident or are new to the area, there’s nothing quite like checking out the area’s natural wonders. Here are a few to check out near Cedar Park & Canyon Falls Townhomes.
With water that plunges 200 feet, Shoshone Falls is one of Snake River's most dramatic natural attractions. There are multiple viewpoints for visitors, with one platform extending over the falls for the best experience. RV parking spaces, a swimming area, and a boat ramp add to the outdoor fun. Shoshone Falls is a great place to pack a lunch and enjoy the weekend.
Centennial Waterfront Park
Waterfront Park is downriver Shoshone Falls and an excellent recreation spot. Opportunities for picnicking, rock climbing and hiking populate the park. If you're into watersports, rent a stand-up paddleboard and a kayak. The park is a stone's throw away from the scenic Canyon Springs Golf Course. It is one of the wonderful attractions in Twin Falls that you need to check out.
Sawtooth National Forest
Sawtooth, a two-hour drive away from Twin Falls, is a mountain biking and backpacking paradise. With one of the most developed national recreational areas, the forest boasts numerous hiking trails and campgrounds and transforms into a winter sports haven during winter. Ski touring, snowshoeing and cross-country skiing are popular during winter.
Canyon Springs Golf Course
Adjacent to the Centennial Waterfront Park is Canyon Springs Golf Course - another must-see attraction in Twin Falls. The golf course is perhaps one of the most scenic in the state, and it's not hard to see why. Rock faces, waterfalls, canyon walls and a winding river surround the 18-hole golf course. Across the river, the Blue Lake Country Club offers the same scenic golfing experience. If you’re an avid golfer, check out our blog for other course suggestions in the areas.