Castle Rocks State Park - Southern Idaho Tourism

Castle Rocks State Park

Evidence suggests that folks have been coming to Castle Rocks for nearly 9,000 years. Campsites are nestled among Idaho’s largest pinyon pine forest on the east slope of the 7,500-foot Smoky Mountain.

Trip Itineraries

It’s Harvest Time! Here’s Where to Find Southern Idaho’s Freshest Produce

What’s better than picking a perfect peach directly off the tree? Pretty much nothing, as far as we’re concerned! If you’re in the mood to sample the bounty of Southern Idaho’s late summer and fall harvests, we’ve got you covered.

Independence Lakes Adventure

This hidden gem is one of those places that will leave lasting memories of its beauty. Independence Lakes can be found high above in the mountains of Southern Idaho in between Oakley and Albion, Idaho. Hike more than 6 miles to discover the most beautiful local secret out there!

Unique Accommodations & Airbnbs in South Idaho

Great options to stay in unforgettable places around Southern Idaho. From Airbnb to Hipcamps, we have the best recommendations for you and your group.

Faster, Higher, Stronger! Summer Is Extreme Sports Season

Southern Idaho is defined by extremes: Raging waters, tall peaks, vast deserts. So it probably shouldn’t come as a surprise that its residents love sports that push their limits. This summer, you can experience two popular events that test athletes from the safety of your lawn chair.

Get Ready For Some White-Knuckled Rodeo Action!

Want a taste of true Southern Idaho? Head to the rodeo. The region’s rodeos and county fairs range from small-town affairs to giant pro showcases, but they all have one thing in common — good, old-fashioned fun.

Kayaking Guide to Southern Idaho

The ultimate guide to kayaking Southern Idaho. Information is included on local favorites and where to rent kayaks and paddle boards. Cool off on the waters of Southern Idaho this summer!

Relaxation Vacation Southern Idaho Style

When you're ready to escape the busy life and relax after a hectic week, its time to take a trip to Southern Idaho. We may be known for amazing adventure hiking and exploring, but there are many places beckoning for you to come and chill out! From hot springs, to wineries, we are sure to give you the relaxing weekend you deserve.

Summer Checklist in Southern Idaho

We are giving out the local secrets to see the most gorgeous areas in Southern Idaho! They will take you all around the pretty towns of Buhl, Rupert, Fairfield, Gooding, Declo, and even more! There are some amazing places hidden in the beautiful high desert region.

Centennial Waterfront Park

The perfect place to spend a warm day under the sun is at Centennial Waterfront Park! Zipline, kayak, and boat on the beautiful Snake River. Hike around the area, and watch BASE jumpers leap off the Perrine Bridge. Located conveniently in Twin Falls, Idaho.

Blue Lake Paradise in Southern Idaho

Idaho is known for its long deep rivers, surrounded by canyons and mountains. Sand dunes here and there, and alpine lakes that shimmer in the sun. What most travelers don't know is there are hidden paradises within these desert canyons. Aqua blue, crystal clear, and freezing cold lakes appear scattered throughout Southern Idaho!