Welcome to Idaho,
The Gem State!
Welcome to Idaho, where a combination of beauty and
diversity make this state a great place to visit, live and play.
Adjacent to Washington and Oregon in the Pacific Northwest,
Idaho boasts a variety of landscapes from forests to
deserts, and rugged mountains to broad farmlands.
Outdoor recreation is a vital part of Idaho culture. Home
to premier ski resorts, white-water rafting and camping,
the wilderness calls to visiting explorers. Hell’s Canyon
and the Salmon River boast some of North America’s
finest rafting and kayaking opportunities with Riggins
as the state’s informal white-water capital. Don’t miss
Shoshone Falls which plunges down rugged cliffs from
a height greater than that of Niagara Falls. The Craters
of the Moon and the Bruneau Sand Dunes offer unique