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Snake River Birds of Prey National Conservation Area

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Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
+1 208-362-8687
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Scenic Birding site

We were at the area in October, which is not the season to see birds of prey. The area is beautiful... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Tiberias, Israel
Lots of wilderness

I wouldn't suggest going in the fall. Spring nesting time would be better. We drove all around... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Atlanta, Georgia
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Habitat for many species, including the golden eagle and the peregrine falcon.
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  • Average6%
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Snake River Canyon, Boise, ID 83634
+1 208-362-8687
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Reviewed 1 week ago

We were at the area in October, which is not the season to see birds of prey. The area is beautiful with a scenic view of the Snake River, and we can only imagine what it's like during the Spring birding season. If it's off...More

Thank MarkLinton
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I wouldn't suggest going in the fall. Spring nesting time would be better. We drove all around and saw 2 birds and nothing else. We walked around at dedication point. The scenery was beautiful but since we were spending a week driving around Idaho this...More

Thank nicolediane
Reviewed 20 August 2017

If you're looking to spend a leisurely afternoon with nature, this is a good choice. You'll likely see eagles as well as other birds of prey. Good memory.

Thank skmorton45
Reviewed 13 August 2017 via mobile

Probably not the best idea to go like we did in July, very hot. But the actual place is really beautiful, very interesting landscape

Thank Julia G
Reviewed 11 August 2017

We took the drive from Swan Lake Dam to Celebration PArk and to Kuna but saw a couple of birds and nothing else - it was an hour's drive thru' mainly desert landscape though the Swan Falls Dam was decent. Overall, a wasted drive in...More

Thank Shanthi T
Reviewed 12 July 2017

A small but very interesting little place to visit, kids will like seeing the birds up close. Nice stop for a quick walk and education on birds.

Thank Cathy C
Reviewed 12 July 2017

The Snake River Birds of Prey area is a great place to visit for the day. Enjoy the scenery and raptor viewing along the Snake River south of Kuna, ID. Swan Falls dam and adjacent park is a great place to tour and have a...More

Thank MuleyCrazed81
Reviewed 28 May 2017

My daughter and I were there in early May during nesting season. We didn't see a lot of birds but we're very happy the conservation area exists. The drive through is lovely and the Snake River Canyon makes for some interesting scenery. We drove from...More

1  Thank Ted B
Reviewed 16 October 2016

We went in late Sept. and fall was starting to cool things down but beautiful views and some wildlife. Relatively close to Boise and spectacular views of the Snake from Several hundred feet above the rim and right down on the banks.

Thank benferg
Reviewed 2 July 2016 via mobile

It's so quiet out there. In the nearly two hours we were out in the canyon area, we saw 2-3 card. The natural beauty of the scrub desert is amazing. While we saw few birds of prey at the time we went, it was ok....More

1  Thank Joshua A
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13 June 2017|
Response from SchlepperMan |
I would also like to know, specifically for early October