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Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

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Address: Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
Phone Number: +1 208-362-8687
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Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine...

Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon.

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Great panoramas - will definitely go back in Spring with more birds

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 15 October 2016
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Eugene, Oregon
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Eugene, Oregon
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 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.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 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. Just make sure you bring bug spray, plague has been found in the area.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 overlook, it's a spectacular area. At the overlook we say several raptors and further down... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 March 2016

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

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 February 2016

If you like birds, you will see hundreds of different kinds. Plan on staying there around 3 hours. You could go thru it again, and see things you missed.

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Boise, United States
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

If you want to see a Condor, this is the place. Along with other Raptors. Great for Kids and adults alike. Nice weather gets the birds outside for flying demos. Nice way to spend a day seeing Birds that usually make their home far from Civilization

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Omaha, Nebraska
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 December 2015

Amazing creation you'll want to see, as you stand in awe overlooking and free. Stunning mountains reach for the sky, and deep cold water flows on by. Birds are singing up in the trees, their beauty abundant for you and me.

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Boca Raton, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2015

Went here on Field inspection tour at Private farm, approx. 1 hour outside Boise. we ended up at Pump station where they get water to irrigate the farms, one of the most beautiful locations I have ever been in this area. Rock formations, Desert, and the Snake River crawling through it, a true wonder to see so much water in... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 July 2015 via mobile

We truly enjoyed our visit. Very informative, the staff was knowledgeable and very pleasant. We were able to enjoy the show, tour the grounds and get great pictures all in about an hour and a half.

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