Mermaid Cove is one of the most popular waterfall hiking destinations in Jerome. How to hike to Mermaid Cove? Keep reading.

Late spring to mid-summer this waterfall pools into a cove. It is beautiful to see from multiple views. The hike to Mermaid Cove is quick. Situated on the north side of the Snake River Canyon, it is a short drive from Jerome. Golf Course Road will take you to Yingst Road, then to the parking lot at the start of the trail head!

Remember to leave no trace when visiting Mermaid Cove & hiking Yingst Grade in Jerome, Idaho.

Both drops of Mermaid Cove are also visible from Auger Falls Heritage Park on the south side of the Snake River. The hike leads all the way down to the Snake River as you follow the somewhat steep switchbacks. At the river, you’ll come upon the previously Broken Bridge, which is now fixed! You can hike or bike across Broken Bridge and continue onto the trails of Auger Falls Heritage Park.

Because this destination is popular, please remember to pack out what you pack in to keep the litter minimal. Leave no trace when hiking to Mermaid Cove.

Where to stay nearby? Check out the Twin Falls/Jerome KOA. It is one of the nicest KOAs you can experience, and locally owned and operated. Book your stay:

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