Map of bike paths / walking paths in the Twin Falls, Idaho area

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Recreation trails for walking, running and cycling in Twin Falls, Idaho

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Twin Falls, Idaho

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BIKE PATHS / WALKING PATHS

Shoshone Falls Park Shared Use Path

Rock Creek Canyon Park Pathway

Twin Falls Shared Use Path

Vista Bonita Park Trail

Twin Falls is located in Twin Falls County in south-central Idaho along the Snake River. The city sits on top of cliffs overlooking the Snake River Canyon with beautiful views of the river, the Perrine Bridge and the waterfall of Shoshone Falls. The Perinne Bridge is a steel cantilever brige that spans the canyon and was once the highest bridge in the workld. The Snake River and the surrounding area offer many outdoor recrational opportunities such as boating, rafting, hiking, cycling, fishing, skiing and camping. The mild climate affers over 200 clear days a year for enjoying the local sights.

Twin Falls itself is the largerst community in the area. The other nearby communities are Kimberly, Jerome, Filer Wendell and Buhl.

The area around Twin Falls is an area of historical significance as the oldest dated artifacts in North America were found in the nearby Wilson Butte Cave. The native tribes of the Shoshone and Bannock lived in this area. The area was transformed from a desert where only few crops could be grown to a rich agricultural valley due to the creation of dams along the Snake River and canals.

Twin Falls has a number of existing paved and unpaved recreational trails, also called bike paths, for shared use by pedestrian and cyclists. There are plans to expand this system of paths for better connectivity throughout the city.

Snake River Canyon Pathway

One shared path system wanders along the cliffs which allows for lovely views of the Snake River Canyon, the river below and the Perrine Bridge. This is a paved path that wanders past the Visitor Center located north of the mall and near Highway 93 and the Perinne Bridge. Another section of this system is located along Perrine Coulee overlooking Canyon Springs Golf Course.

Shoshone Falls Park

The eastern portion of the path system is located in Shoshone Falls Park where you can see the spectular waterfalls along the Snake River. Shoshone Falls Park also offers picnic facilities, a boat ram, swimming areas and hiking trails. There is an small per-car entry fee. 

Rock Creek Canyon Parkway

On the southwest side of town there is a paved shared use path along Rock Creek Canyon. The trail offers benches and picnic tables and there are places to fish along Rock creek. A porton of the trail system is located south of Addison Avenue and extends to Shoshone Street. A separate portion of this trail system is located north of Addison Avenue in Rock Creek Park


Resources

Following are links to official off-site resources to find out more details about the recreational trails in Twin Falls, Idaho.