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Address: Bruneau, ID

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Gorgeous canyon

Beautiful, quiet and remote. After traveling what seems to be a very long way on country roads and then a dirt road through nothing but small hills and then mile after mile of... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 20 July 2015
Idahomama8
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Bruneau, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 December 2016 via mobile

As of right now, the road out to the Overlook is in great shape and the weather has been mild. Still an awesome sight even after multiple trips in all seasons. This is the first winter trip out for me. I would advise chains and cold weather gear as the conditions can change quickly, however we had no problems getting... More 

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Thank Samuel N
Meridian, Idaho
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28 reviews
23 attraction reviews
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 July 2016

Driving to this location is remote, dusty and a bit on the uneasy side due to it location. You will pass along a dusty road that is part of the Airforce testing area. At the end of the road you will come to the end where you park. There is no parking lot just a dusty turn around. The canyon... More 

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Thank Louis R
Seattle, Washington
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 May 2016

Bruneau Canyon is 18 miles past Bruneau Dunes and six of those miles is gravel. Well worth the trip because there is a panoramic view of a deep canyon where the Bruneau River runs through it. You won't want to miss this added advantage to your visit through Bruneau State Park.

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Thank Ginnie H
Bruneau, Idaho
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 July 2015

Beautiful, quiet and remote. After traveling what seems to be a very long way on country roads and then a dirt road through nothing but small hills and then mile after mile of cheat grass, you suddenly come to this deep amazing canyon! From the overlook platform you can view the Bruneau river meandering through the shadowy canyon walls below.... More 

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4 Thank Idahomama8
Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 December 2014

The Bruneau River flows through this narrow rough canyon and you can imagine the problems that the immigrants faced when they tried to ford the river. Easy drive to the observation point.

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1 Thank HavingFunNow61
Nampa, Idaho, United States
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 April 2014

Read about the overlook on tripadvisor, went there to "judge for ourselves", and it is definately worth the drive. It's about 18 miles from the town of Bruneau,Idaho. Normal road, only the last approx. 6 miles go over a dirt/gravel road, not too bad at all. And unlike some revieuws say, it is easy to find, keep your eyes open... More 

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Zelienople, Pennsylvania
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132 reviews
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 February 2013

When I was staying in Nampa, ID on business, I asked where there was something unexpected to see. I was told to check out the Bruneau Dunes and Canyon. I had never been to Idaho before and had no idea what was there to explore. I went to the Dunes first and was told by the ranger in the visitor’s... More 

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Marsing
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2013

I heard about this outlook but was pleasantly surprised when I saw it. The ride in was a little tough but well worth it. Even tho I was riding my Virago 750 still made it...just had to go slow.

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1 Thank ljidahogreen
Bruneau, Idaho
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 May 2012

nothing to do ,but the view.no picnic tables and no grass to have a snack or lunch.kids will be bored,because it's not safe to let them run around.

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3 Thank Cassandra C
Tacoma, Washington
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2012

It takes time and frustration to get to this canyon because the roads are not well mark and the signs to the Canyon are not clear. As many places in Idaho you need to go several times so you are familiar with the area. Foreigners are not much welcome by Idaho locals. I tried to find a road to explore... More 

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