Everyone in Idaho Should Visit This Epic Natural Spring As Soon As Possible

If you’ve lived in Idaho for any length of time, you know that our state is home to hundreds of deliciously relaxing hot springs. In fact, Idaho has more geothermal hot springs hidden across its landscape than any other state in the lower 48! But did you know the Gem State is home to multiple natural springs as well?

The majority of natural springs across the country are simply small, seasonal pools that appear in the after the snow-melt. Others, like Big Springs in Island Park, bubble with millions of gallons of crisp, refreshing water. Tucked away in Idaho’s eastern corner this mesmerizingly clear and idyllic spring is one of the headwaters of the Snake River, and boasts beauty unlike anywhere else in the state. One hundred and twenty million gallons of pure water a day surge out of the ground, fed by Henry’s Fork. It’s a dazzling sight!

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/

Have you ever been to Big Springs? It’s absolutely magical, isn’t it?