Twin Falls Tourist Attractions
The main sight in the little town of Twin Falls (pop. 37,000) is the Shoshone Falls, over which the Snake River plunges down 200 ft - 50 ft more than the Niagara Falls. The falls are best seen in spring and autumn, for during the summer most of the water is diverted for irrigating farmland.
Sawtooth National Forest
Herrett Center for Arts & Science
The Herrett Center for Arts & Science is located on the College of Southern Idaho campus in Twin Falls. The center features pre-Columbian and other artifacts from Indian civilizations of the Western Hemisphere. Exhibits include Indian life and cultures, an art gallery, and a planetarium.
Idaho Heritage Museum
The Idaho Heritage Museum in Twin Falls has one of the largest private collections of Indian artifacts and indigenous wildlife species. Items range from arrowheads, lance points, bone needles and awls, to the 15,000-year-old Bison skull which serves as the museum's logo.
Perrine Memorial Bridge
The Perrine Memorial Bridge marks the northern entrance to Twin Falls over the Snake River. This four-lane arch-span bridge is 1,500ft/460m long and 490ft/150m high.
Cassia County Historical Society Museum, Burley
The Cassia County Historical Society Museum in Burley features collections of fossils, local history items, tools and wagons of the miners, trappers, loggers and farmers. On the grounds are replicas of a one-room cabin, general store, schoolhouse and barbershop.
Shoshone Indian Ice Caves, Shoshone
Shoshone Indian Ice Caves are large lava ice caves located 17mi/27km north of Shoshone. A museum features Indian artifacts, gems, and minerals of local and world interest.