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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.

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Southern Idaho Ski Season Is Here!

It may be a little later than usual, but most of Southern Idaho’s ski resorts are finally open! Never experienced the region’s stress-free skiing? Here’s a snapshot: No lift lines.

Add a Little Luxury to Your Outdoor Weekend at the Willow Glamping Yurt

The Willow Glamping Yurt isn’t your typical hardscrabble backcountry lodging. This is outdoor living at its best, with a king-size bed and soft linens, a huge deck, electric heat, and amenities like a built-in fire ring and a propane grill. The yurt is situated in a grassy meadow, and nearby Almo Creek curves through stands of willows.

Barns Put Southern Idaho’s History In Plain Sight

In the first decades of the 20th century, farmers flocked to Southern Idaho to participate in the “magic” that created ...

Lincoln County: Where the High Desert Comes to Life

Lincoln County is a paradise for explorers. In one weekend, you can descend into deep and unusual caves and see ...

Hit the Holiday Shopping Jackpot in Old Town Twin Falls

Twin Falls is rightly famous for the jaw-dropping Snake River Canyon and its iconic Perrine Bridge. But just a short ...

Pumpkin Patches and Mazes Offer Fun and Frights

Southern Idaho’s corn mazes and pumpkin patches offer the best of fall fun — outdoors, glorious colors, and even a ...

Haunted Southern Idaho: Six of the Region’s Most Hair-Raising Spots

Southern Idaho has plenty of places that go bump in the night, from one of the area’s earliest homesteads to ...

The Twin Falls County Fair & Magic Valley Stampede Roars Into Town

The Twin Falls Country Fair and Magic Valley Stampede roars into town from Aug. 30-Sept. 4.

Eat Your Way Through Southern Idaho This Harvest Season

Southern Idaho’s rich farmland offers up an assortment of riches in the late summer and early fall. You can easily spend a weekend picking apples and raspberries or browsing tables full of plums and pumpkins at a local farmers market.

Yeehaw! Your Southern Idaho 2017 Rodeo Roundup

Late July and August are packed with events, but for a real taste of Idaho, nothing beats a rodeo. Here’s ...