You’ll Never Forget A Trip To These 10 Waterfront Spots In Idaho

Contrary to what non-natives might think, Idaho isn’t all desert, sagebrush, and potatoes. Take a closer look and you’ll discover that Idaho has more river miles than any other state in the lower 48, the most scenic mountain and glacial lakes in the country, and dozens of waterfalls and reservoirs scattered across our vast landscape. In fact, with so much beauty happening in our little slice of paradise, Idahoans are never far from a stunning overlook, beach, or mountaintop from which to get a front row seat of the best scenery in the country… no ocean needed! Here are just a few incredible places to enjoy a fantastic waterfront view in the Gem State:

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:

Whether dining on it, overlooking it, or playing in it, there are so many beautiful ways to enjoy the water in Idaho! For more scenic waterfront dining options, check out these river and lakefront restaurants (Part 1 and Part 2).