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Near Twin Falls in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
 

Shoshone Falls Project

 
 
Shoshone Falls Project Marker image. Click for full size.
By Lila Diller, July 2, 1996
1. Shoshone Falls Project Marker
Inscription. Owned and operated by Idaho Power, the Shoshone Falls Hydroelectric Project located on the Snake River, is licensed by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission as Project No. 2778.

The reservoir provides recreation opportunities for boating, fishing, hunting and sightseeing. Public access to the reservoir is from the south side of the canyon through Shoshone Falls Park. The day-use Park is owned and maintained by the City of Twin Falls. Picnicking, hiking, photography and viewing the falls from the lookout are popular activities. Park facilities are open to all members of the public without discrimination.

More information about this and other Idaho Power projects may be obtained at local offices.
 
Location. 42° 35.431′ N, 114° 24.27′ W. Marker is near Twin Falls, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Touch for map. Coordinates are approximate. Marker is in this post office area: Twin Falls ID 83301, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 3 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Shoshone Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); Clarence Bisbee (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Shoshone Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); a different marker also named Shoshone Falls (approx. ¼ mile away); Before there were potatoes, there was GOLD (approx. 2.4 miles away); History Through the Eyes of a Camera (approx. 2.4 miles away); Snake River Canyon Gold Rush (approx. 2.4 miles away); College of Southern Idaho (approx. 2.6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Twin Falls.
 
Regarding Shoshone Falls Project. This is an indescribably gorgeous waterfall, 212 feet high.
 
Additional keywords. Shoshone Indians
 
Categories. Man-Made FeaturesWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on January 15, 2010, by Lila Diller of Statesville, North Carolina. This page has been viewed 1,086 times since then and 34 times this year. Photo   1. submitted on January 15, 2010, by Lila Diller of Statesville, North Carolina. • Kevin W. was the editor who published this page.
 
Editor’s want-list for this marker. Wide area picture of the marker and its surroundings. • Confirmation of location coordinates. • Can you help?
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