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)
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. Dead Horse Caves, ( 10.4 Miles) Spelunking
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