The 2,000-Mile, Statewide Birding Trail In Idaho Is Perfect For Wildlife Enthusiasts

Idaho is a giant playground for all types of outdoor recreation. Some of our state’s most popular activities include rafting, fishing, hiking, and skiing, but did you know the Gem State is also a birdwatching paradise? It’s true! Birding is one of those vastly underrated activities that every wildlife-loving Idahoan should try their hand at some time. After all, our state is home to the Idaho Birding Trail, a massive 2,000-mile trail that features over 170 great birding sites. It doesn’t matter where in Idaho you reside, we bet there are a few great birdwatching spots near you that are worth checking out!

We’re aware that these uncertain times are limiting many aspects of life as we all practice social and physical distancing. While we’re continuing to feature destinations that make our state wonderful, we don’t expect or encourage you to go check them out immediately. We believe that supporting local attractions is important now more than ever and we hope our articles inspire your future adventures! And on that note, please nominate your favorite local business that could use some love right now: https://www.onlyinyourstate.com/nominate/

Did you know about the Idaho Birding Trail and the incredible sites that it features? Read about one of the best birding spots when you check out our article on the Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area.