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Mesa Falls

46 Highway 20, Ashton, ID 83420
+1 208-652-7442
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Beautiful Falls and Rainbow

Be sure to take a trip to Mesa Falls. It is awesome and beautiful. You can get next to the falls... read more

Reviewed 20 February 2018
Kenneth S
Easy Access with Impressive Views

This is a beautiful water fall and it is combined with a scenic route. Whether you are on your way... read more

Reviewed 14 December 2017
magicmomentfamily
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“scenic byway” (15 reviews)
“warm river” (6 reviews)
LOCATION
46 Highway 20, Ashton, ID 83420
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"scenic byway"
in 15 reviews
"west yellowstone"
in 21 reviews
"warm river"
in 6 reviews
"forest service"
in 10 reviews
"visitor center"
in 14 reviews
"nice walkway"
in 3 reviews
"island park"
in 13 reviews
"pay to park"
in 3 reviews
"large parking lot"
in 3 reviews
"nature trail"
in 7 reviews
"short hike"
in 5 reviews
"parking area"
in 6 reviews
"mile detour"
in 3 reviews
"grand tetons"
in 6 reviews
"beautiful drive"
in 5 reviews
"nice stop"
in 4 reviews
"worth the trip"
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Reviewed 20 February 2018

Be sure to take a trip to Mesa Falls. It is awesome and beautiful. You can get next to the falls and usually there is a beautiful rainbow caused by the falls. It is easy to get to and if you are going to Yellowstone...More

3  Thank Kenneth S
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Reviewed 14 December 2017

This is a beautiful water fall and it is combined with a scenic route. Whether you are on your way to or from Island Park, it is a fairly quick stop if you plan ahead. Keep in mind that you may need to pay to...More

3  Thank magicmomentfamily
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Reviewed 10 November 2017

To stand near the top of tall, powerful rushing waterfall and feel the mist of the water as it cascaded down the mountain gave me an adrenaline-rush.

Thank Mike F
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Reviewed 9 November 2017

These falls are about 1 hour 15 minutes from Idaho Falls. It is definitely worth a visit. The Lower Falls has a parking area with a lookout. You can see the falls in the distance. It is cool. But the upper Falls is where you...More

2  Thank IndyOne
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Reviewed 8 November 2017

There are absolutely gorgeous views. Bring a camera, and walk along plank and dirt trails. This is not a hard hike at all. Most spots have a parking area, with a short walk to the most scenic views. It was well worth the little out...More

Thank carpentermailbox
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Reviewed 5 November 2017

Not too many people seem to know about Mesa Falls and the scenic highway access. Definitely worth the side trip. There are actually 2 sets of falls, one you view from on high, and a second set that you can walk to get much closer....More

Thank dbinhou7511
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Reviewed 25 October 2017

We were travelling from Twin Falls Idaho up to Yellowstone Nat'l Park. We took a little side trip in Ashton to see the upper and lower Mesa Falls (Snake River). It was an easy drive to both falls with only a little hiking involved. Two...More

Thank Marshall W
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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

We didn’t expect these beautiful falls here. Spectacular views. A must see if you’re in the neighborhood. We didn’t have to pay with our NPS year pass.

Thank Linda L
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Reviewed 9 October 2017

Mesa Falls is beautiful and most persons can get to both the upper and lower falls vistas. persons that have problems with stairs/steps may have trouble

Thank Buckman630
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Reviewed 6 October 2017

We love water falls and Mesa Falls did not disappoint. The drive to the falls is simply stunning - beautiful, scenic area. A special bonus for us was the fact that it was not overrun by tourists like the falls in Yellowstone. The walk to...More

1  Thank denver60
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Pablo L
23 January 2018|
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Response from Natsharudy | Reviewed this property |
We just drove there and parked. I had a senior pass.
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steelergirl87
24 July 2017|
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Response from helenandpaul13 | Reviewed this property |
The visitor Centre is only a short walk from the falls, which can be accessed down a wooden stepped walkway. It only takes a couple of minutes. However, there is a charge for parking your car here. If you see my review... More
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djmgos
19 July 2017|
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Response from DFC0213 | Reviewed this property |
No. But there is close by at Harriman.
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