Shoshone Falls After Dark - Visit Southern Idaho
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Shoshone Falls After Dark
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Shoshone Falls is an astounding sight along the Snake River near Twin Falls. Nicknamed the Niagara of the West, the true beauty and power of this waterfall is best experienced in the spring.  To make it even more exciting, we have one more reason for you to visit this spring. It is our pleasure to announce, for the first time in recent history Shoshone Falls’ will be illuminated after dark!


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Come experience Shoshone Falls lit up with dazzling lights. The color changing patterns and designs will enhance the falls and create a magical experience. See the falls lit up nightly at 9:00 pm and run until about 11:30 pm. Current dates for Shoshone Falls After Dark are May 14 – 31, 2021. Timed vehicle passes are available for purchase to keep crowding down.

There will be a food vendor in the park for refreshments and snacks. Viewers can leisurely enjoy the falls and lights as they shift through colors and music.

The lights will run rain or shine each night. Remember to wear seasonally appropriate clothing and bring flashlights. The weather can change quickly in the spring. Dogs are allowed on a leash. Passes are issued per vehicle and not per person. Bus passes are for bus sized parking, but can be used for regular sized vehicles as well.  Vehicle passes are restricted to vehicles that can fit easily in a parking space. Anything larger will need to purchase a bus pass. There are handicap accessible spots and viewing areas in the park. Passes are transferable, but not refundable. Walking into the park is not permitted during the after hours lighting.

May 14 nightly to May 31, 2021
9:00 pm – 11:30 pm 

Best time to view is after 10:00 pm when the sky is mostly dark. Dusk views are softer and more pastel.

Vehicle passes are issued in 30 minute blocks due to parking restrictions. Please wear a mask when social distancing isn’t possible. It’s best if you come 10-15 minutes before your time slot

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