Near Hagerman in Twin Falls County, Idaho — The American West (Mountains)
After 1842, they also traded salmon to Oregon Trail emigrants. John C. Fremont marveled at Salmon Falls 18-foot vertical drop, adjacent to "a sheet of foaming water...divided and broken into cateracts" by islands that "give it much picturesque beauty, and make it one of those places that the traveler turns again and again to fix in his memory."
Erected by Idaho Historical Society. (Marker Number 204.)
Marker series. This marker is included in the Idaho State Historical Society, and the Oregon Trail marker series.
Location. 42° 44.747′ N, 114° 51.073′ W. Marker is near Hagerman, Idaho, in Twin Falls County. Marker is on U.S. 30 at milepost 187, 0.1 miles from Chisholm Drive, on the left when traveling north. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Hagerman ID 83332, United States of America. Touch for directions.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Thousand Springs (a few steps from this marker); Fishing Falls Payne's Ferry (approx. 2.3 miles away); "The People" (approx. 3.8 miles away); Where are the Fossils? (approx. 3.8 miles away); Sediments and Fossils (approx. 3.8 miles away); A Changing Climate (approx. 3.8 miles away); Ancient Lakes (approx. 3.8 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Hagerman.
Categories. • Native Americans • Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers •
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on June 6, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. This page has been viewed 1,104 times since then and 45 times this year. Photos: 1, 2. submitted on June 6, 2010, by Rebecca Maxwell of Boise, Idaho. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.