See The Very Best Of Idaho’s Owyhee Canyonlands In One Day On This Epic Road Trip

Hiding in the southwestern corner of is one of Idaho’s most underappreciated gems. The Owyhee Canyonlands is an epic landscape full of canyons, mountains, rivers, desert, and more. Despite its majestic beauty, this area of the Gem State goes mostly unnoticed (especially compared to places like the Sawtooths or Frank Church Wilderness). It’s time for that to change. If you have yet to explore this incredible area, plan a trip as soon as possible. There’s a lot to see, but luckily the Owyhee Uplands Backcountry Byway makes it easy for you see it in the span of just one day. Take a look.

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Have you explored the Owyhee Canyonlands? We’re pretty fortunate to live in a state where scenic byways are so easily accessible. Be sure to check out these 11 Scenic Byways In Idaho Everyone Should Drive At Least Once for more epic road trips!