Explore Gooding County!

Things to EXPLORE in Gooding County

Fishing, Boating, Hiking, Kayaking, Caving, Rock climbing, Bird watching.

All mileage noted is from the center of Gooding.

Bliss Power Plant: Heather Wright

Bliss Power Plant Dam (23 Miles). Fishing, picnicking

Box Canyon State Park (20.4 Miles) 

Hiking, swimming.

Dead Horse Caves, (10.4 Miles) Spelunking
Easy access: go north from Gooding, ID on Hwy 46 to E1400S, then west to 1600E, then north approx. 1/2 mile to Dead Horse Cave Road on left –  across cattleguard. Follow Dead Horse Cave Road to the cave site.

Dog Creek: Heather Wright

Dog Creek (handicap accessible) (7.3 Miles) fishing, boating.

Gooding City of Rocks (18.7 Miles) Rock climbing

Hagerman Fish Hatcheries (Handicap accessible)(26.1 Miles) fishing. Picnic area.

Malad Gorge State Park(13.3 Miles) Fishing, Hiking, Picnic area.

Niagara Springs Heather Wright

Niagara Springs State Park (20.5 Miles) Fishing, Bird watching, picnicking.

Ritter Island (21.5 Miles) Fishing, Picnic area.

Thorn Creek(10.2 Miles) fishing

Thousand Springs Scenic Byway (25.3 Miles) along the way Banbury, miracle, 1000 springs swimming, hot tubs, picnic area available

Other areas to see as you pass through Gooding County:

Centennial Marsh (49.2 miles) Birdwatching Camas county

Mormon Reservoir (29.7 Miles) Camas county

Magic Reservoir (46.5 Miles) Lincoln County

Shoshone Ice Caves (33.4 Miles), Mammoth caves (25.4 Miles) both in Lincoln County