This Highway That Winds Through An Idaho Canyon Is The Most Dramatic Road You’ll Ever Drive

Hugging Idaho’s western border is one of our state’s best-kept secrets: Hells Canyon. Often referred to as Idaho’s personal Grand Canyon, Hells Canyon is by far one of the most dramatic landscapes in the Pacific Northwest. Seeing this incredible natural wonder is a must for every Idahoan, and we know of the perfect way. The Hells Canyon Scenic Byway stretches for 22 miles and it gives you a stunning view of the canyon’s rugged landscape. The feeling you’ll get as you drive along the canyon’s jagged walls is simply indescribable. Check out Idaho’s most dramatic road and add this to your bucket list ASAP.

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