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Top 12 Things to Do in Twin Falls, Idaho

Ishaan Govardhan Nov 29, 2019
This sleepy little town captured national attention in 1974, when legendary daredevil Evel Knievel tried to launch himself across the Snake River Canyon on his rocket-powered motorbike. Since then, it has been visited by open-minded tourists looking for an offbeat experience. As long as you know where to find them, you'll have plenty of good times here.

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As you enter the city, you'll spot the Twin Falls Corn Maze. Step out of the car and see if you can find your way across all 9 acres of this corn labyrinth.

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If you like working up a light sweat, head over to the only skate park in town, Harmon Park. Besides having fun skateboarding, you can even play baseball, basketball or tennis with the locals here.

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Next, take your kids down to Cascade Park (locally known as 'Candy Cane Park') to make new friends and have fun at its play area.

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As Twin Falls' main attraction, the magnificent 1000 ft wide Shoshone Falls certainly does live up to the hype. At 212 ft, it's higher than even Niagara Falls!

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If you're after a thrill and not afraid to get a little wet, you can even rent a kayak and row your way to the bottom of the Shoshone Falls cascade.

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Take it slow at the 18-hole Canyon Springs Golf Course of Twin Falls. You can find a fun challenge on these links, no matter your level of skill.

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Upstream from the Shoshone Falls, a much calmer Snake River flows through the Snake River Canyon under the arch of the incredible Perrine bridge. In the spirit of Evel Knievel, this gorge has become a playground for daredevils.

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Dare yourself to try base jumping off the Perrine bridge, into the valley below. Learn from the experts at places like Snake River BASE Academy or Tandem Base. With only 486 ft from the bridge to the bottom, you better hope the wind picks up!

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For an extreme thrill-ride, check out AWOL Adventure Sports. You can cross the Snake River Canyon strapped to a zip line at speeds of up to 45 mph! As the locals say, it's time to "zip the Snake!"

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The steep crags of Snake River Canyon call out to rock climbers from all over. They come to Twin Falls just to conquer these volcanic basalt cliffs. You can also head over to Dierkes Lake for a tough bouldering challenge.
After having a thrill in the Snake River Canyon, head over to Rock Creek Park for a change of pace. This place has an 18-hole disc golf course!

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Nestled in the Magic Valley, the town of Twin Falls is surrounded by quite a few mountain biking trails of varying difficulty. Feel the mountain wind in your hair as you get your blood pumping!