This bridge is a national historic place, spanning the Snake River between Twin Falls and Gooding counties on Old Highway 30.

Owsley Bridge is 430 feet long and was originally constructed in 1921 for what was then a whopping $127,000. It’s the only continuous cantilevered through-truss on the state highway system, and according to the Idaho State Historical Society, it’s one of the very few cantilevered structures of any kind in the state. When it opened in 1921, businesses in Hagerman and Buhl closed for the day and the communities through a massive celebration. It was registered on the National Register of Historic Places in 1998 to commemorate its importance in Idaho’s early transportation infrastructure.

Trip Itineraries

Memorial Weekend in Southern Idaho

The weather is finally getting warm, and the flowers are in full bloom. Memorial Day weekend is the perfect time to get out and enjoy the nature of Southern Idaho!

Top 10 Things to Do In Southern Idaho

Your Guide to the Most Astounding, Eye-Popping, and Obscure Sights and Activities in the Region Southern Idaho is not flashy. ...

Top 10 Must See in Twin Falls

Spending the weekend in Twin Falls and want to enjoy the town? From a local perspective, we created a top ten must see list! Read all our recommendations on the perfect list of things to do, plus advice only a local would know.

Women Solo Travel in Southern Idaho

Women solo travelers are welcome to Southern Idaho! Hike our unique locations and feel safe while doing it alone. Experience nature, kind hikers, and beautiful views all around!

Tea Kettle Cave - Gooding, Idaho

Tea Kettle Cave, located north of Gooding, Idaho is an incredible place. Explore under Earth's surface to find an oasis of green ferns, and a lava tunnel that will blow your mind!

Mogensen Trail Snake River Canyon

Mogensen Trail is conveniently located minutes from Twin Falls and Jerome. Enjoy waterfalls, bridges, BASE jumpers, and more on this peaceful hike!

Box Canyon State Park and Nature Preserve

Earl M. Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature Preserve is a sight to be seen. Being the 11th largest spring in ...

The Ultimate Waterfalls Guide

Chasing waterfalls? The ultimate waterfall guide of Southern Idaho will give you directions, advice, and other facts about epic waterfall adventures!

Explore the Secrets of Black Magic Canyon

The smooth rock walls of Black Magic Canyon, carved by the Big Wood River thousands of years ago, provide an Arizona slot canyon aesthetic. In the summer, the water carves through the lava rocks, hiding it as if it didn't exist. But in the fall and winter - there is epic exploring to be done!

Top 10 Spring Break Destinations

Explore Southern Idaho's 10 best Spring Break locations! Who needs the beach when you have snow covered mountains and waterfalls to see?