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Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

#51 of 130 things to do in Boise Features Animals
Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
+1 208-362-8687
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Interesting landscape

Probably not the best idea to go like we did in July, very hot. But the actual place is really... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
Julia G
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Wild goose chase

We took the drive from Swan Lake Dam to Celebration PArk and to Kuna but saw a couple of birds and... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Shanthi T
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Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon.
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Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
+1 208-362-8687
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Probably not the best idea to go like we did in July, very hot. But the actual place is really beautiful, very interesting landscape

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 6 days ago

We took the drive from Swan Lake Dam to Celebration PArk and to Kuna but saw a couple of birds and nothing else - it was an hour's drive thru' mainly desert landscape though the Swan Falls Dam was decent. Overall, a wasted drive in...More

Thank Shanthi T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A small but very interesting little place to visit, kids will like seeing the birds up close. Nice stop for a quick walk and education on birds.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Snake River Birds of Prey area is a great place to visit for the day. Enjoy the scenery and raptor viewing along the Snake River south of Kuna, ID. Swan Falls dam and adjacent park is a great place to tour and have a...More

Thank MuleyCrazed81
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My daughter and I were there in early May during nesting season. We didn't see a lot of birds but we're very happy the conservation area exists. The drive through is lovely and the Snake River Canyon makes for some interesting scenery. We drove from...More

Thank Ted B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went in late Sept. and fall was starting to cool things down but beautiful views and some wildlife. Relatively close to Boise and spectacular views of the Snake from Several hundred feet above the rim and right down on the banks.

Thank benferg
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

It's so quiet out there. In the nearly two hours we were out in the canyon area, we saw 2-3 card. The natural beauty of the scrub desert is amazing. While we saw few birds of prey at the time we went, it was ok....More

1  Thank Joshua A
Reviewed 27 May 2016

We took some time to visit here ambling along the road and through the wildlife conservation area, stopping to view the scenery and glimpsing birds, ground squirrels and a cat in a drain! Even before getting to the actual entrance to the refuge and canyon...More

2  Thank gftraveller67
Reviewed 9 March 2016

The hills get very green during the spring time. Spring came early this year so they look really nice.

1  Thank David R
Reviewed 21 February 2016

Great views of the Snake River and canyon, and yes, there are a lot of birds of prey around :-) We hiked a couple of hours along the river. Very nice.

1  Thank Jeroen B
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13 June 2017|
Response from SchlepperMan |
I would also like to know, specifically for early October