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Mesa Falls

46 Highway 20, Ashton, ID 83420
+1 208-652-7442
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Must see! This is definitely a place that you need to see when in the area. The lower Falls view... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Heather B
Herriman, Utah, United States
via mobile
Love Waterfalls, me

We stopped here on the way back from eating lunch in Ashton, Idaho. There are two sets of falls... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Worcester, United Kingdom
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46 Highway 20, Ashton, ID 83420
+1 208-652-7442
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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Must see! This is definitely a place that you need to see when in the area. The lower Falls view is far away but pretty but the upper Falls area is much closer views. I think there is a separate walking area that gets you...More

Thank Heather B
Reviewed 1 week ago

We stopped here on the way back from eating lunch in Ashton, Idaho. There are two sets of falls, the lower and the higher. There is a short hike to the lower falls, but the view once you get there is well worth it. There...More

1  Thank helenandpaul13
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

great little walk to the falls and the visitors center is also worth looking at. Theres a small part for kids where you are encouraged to touch.

Thank kencyn
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

The falls are absolutely worth making the detour via the scenic highway (which is worth the detour itself). It wasn't crowded on a late Sunday morning, and with the perfect cloudless sky, the rainbow at the base was giant and intense.

1  Thank Swimfins
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This gem is nestled in the Grand Targhee National Forest on the way to Yellowstone. Easy access to both the lower and upper falls. The view, not to mentions the falls themselves, are breathtaking! Little to no crowds. In addition to the falls, take time...More

Thank Karen S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Cool falls on the way to/from Yellowstone. VERY user friendly with only a .25 mile trail to navigate to get to and from your car. The kids had a wonderful time exploring the visitors center where they had a pretty impressive display of game pelts...More

Thank Ben K
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

It's a short walk to the upper mesa falls so people of all ages are able to do this. Once you approach the waterfall, we saw a rainbow right above it. Great photo opportunities. Dogs are welcome in the forest. We stopped to have lunch...More

Thank Melissa W
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I was privileged to go to Idaho falls, for my job and was able to see all these falls there around that area Mesa falls are extraordinarily beautiful there's two tiers to them and both tiers are just gorgeous.... the North west is so worth...More

Thank ButternutPecan
Reviewed 14 June 2017

My photo basically tells it all. Yet since I *should* write something; Mesa Falls is an easy 5 minute walk from a small visitor center downhill (both via steps or via a ramp). There are several different angles to view. The visitor center is only...More

Thank Dfcameron
Reviewed 13 June 2017

This place is off the beaten path, so there was not a little of tourists at this location. You get right up to see how beautiful the scenery is, you can feel the mist on a hot days it is great just to sit on...More

Thank Martinfour4
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25 July 2017|
Response from helenandpaul13 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor Centre is only a short walk from the falls, which can be accessed down a wooden stepped walkway. It only takes a couple of minutes. However, there is a charge for parking your car here. If you see my review... More
19 July 2017|
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Response from Dfcameron | Reviewed this property |
No. But there is close by at Harriman.
24 March 2017|
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Response from USAExpat555 | Reviewed this property |
I'm not sure where you are driving from; but, Mesa Falls is on your way to Island Park, Idaho. You would need to backtrack a couple of hours to reach Jackson Hole. There is a turn off not far from Rexburg, Idaho that will... More