LIVING IN SOUTHEAST IDAHO
More Adventures in Idaho!
Heise holds a variety of activities. It has been a destination for more than a century. In 1900 Richard Heise opened a hotel, dance hall, restaurant and most importantly, a series of public hot springs . It was a hit back then and continues to be today. Now, in addition to the hot springs and pool, visitors can enjoy the public golf course, 10 zip lines covering almost a mile of terrain, and camping.
Kelly Canyon is a small ski resort that the locals have enjoyed for over a century. It has downhill skiing as well as snowshoe and cross-country ski trails. In the summer enjoy mountain biking and ziplining.
Blackhawk & Ririe reservoir
The Ririe Reservoir is a reservoir located near Idaho Falls. It allows for irrigation, flood control, and provides recreational opportunities.
Located on the Wyoming and Idaho border, Palisades is a great place to spend the day. It offers breathtaking views, water activities and amazing hikes. At night, take an opportunity to sleep under the stars in one of the five developed campgrounds.
Jackson Hole is a hub for many outdoor activities. Visitors from all over the world pass through here on their way to Grand Teton and Yellowstone National Parks. The town is surrounded by mountains and is near the headwaters of the Snake River. Watch the Wildlife. Ski. Hike. There are many dining options, art galleries and shopping to keep you entertained.
Alta Wyoming Ski Resort. Grand Targhee has the best powder around! Nestled on the western slope of the famous Teton mountains in Wyoming, Grand Targhee regularly gets more than 500 inches of snow a year. During the summer there are hiking and biking trails to enjoy.
YEllowstone national park
Yellowstone National Park's 2 million acres of wilderness has captured the imagination of adventures, artists and travelers for decades. It was the first national park ever created and continues to be one of the most visited national parks to this day. Come explore the park for yourself to see its unprecedented beauty and wildlife up close. Yellowstone is also home to the world's largest collection of geysers and thermal features, including the famous Old Faithful.
grand teton national park
The stunning mountains and lush valley floors of Grand Teton National Park are meant to be enjoyed all year-round. Summer is the most popular time to visit, in part because it is the perfect time to take in the 230-miles of hiking trails and watch the bears, big horn sheep, bison and elk who call the park home. Come back in the winter to enjoy the views of the snow-capped Tetons on cross country skis or by snowshoe.
craters of the moon
Craters of the Moon is a National Monument and Preserve in Arco, Idaho. During the day hike the park to explore cracks, cones and craters left by volcanic explosions. Look at the night sky in this designated International Dark Sky Park. It is perfect for star gazing!!
lava hot springs
Lava Hot Springs is home to mineral rich waters with healing properties found in five pools in the Lava Hot Springs Park dedicated for your healing and family fun!
harriman state park
Harriman State Park is a haven for fisherman, canoers and kayakers. They all come to enjoy the Henrys Fork River as it winds through the park. In the winter, the park is transformed into a Nordic ski park. Many of the trails take cross country skiers by the river so they can watch the trumpeter swans who call it home.
Sun Valley is a famous winter resort in Idaho. It has also become a year round destination with world class fly fishing, horseback riding, ice shows, golfing, mountain biking and more. Visit in all seasons!
Education in Idaho
Idaho Falls area offers a variety of opportunities for education, from Elementary to College and from public to private schools. The State of Idaho offers incentives for higher education for concurrent and dual enrollment courses while still in High School through its Advanced Opportunities Program.