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Off the beaten path fun.

Ok,so if you’ve seen the Balanced Rock in either Arches or Garden of the Gods you may not be overly... read more

Reviewed 3 September 2018
solstice92
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Ogden, Utah
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Great accessible site

Was here with my wife and 9 year old daughter. The drive from Twin falls was 30 -40 minutes and we... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
Winnipeg_traveler123
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Winnipeg
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Balanced Rock Road, Buhl, ID 83316
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All reviews natural wonder twin falls day trip off the highway nice picnic camping area arches national park rock formations are worth a visit farmland gorge creek op pullout idaho detour visitors
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Reviewed 4 September 2018

love this and had a nice picnic at the park just down the road. This was a great day trip from Boise but decided to make it an overnight trip by staying down the road to see all the stars out at night. Was truly...More

Thank TINYTIMM1963
Reviewed 3 September 2018 via mobile

Ok,so if you’ve seen the Balanced Rock in either Arches or Garden of the Gods you may not be overly impressed with this. But see it anyway. The drive out there is gorgeous and relaxing. You go through farmland and then all of a sudden...More

Thank solstice92
Reviewed 16 August 2018 via mobile

Was here with my wife and 9 year old daughter. The drive from Twin falls was 30 -40 minutes and we really enjoyed ourselves. You can climb right up hill and keep going beyond Balance Rock up the hill. The climb is an easy one...More

Thank Winnipeg_traveler123
Reviewed 4 August 2018 via mobile

Off the beaten path near Twin Falls, Idaho. Amazing rock formation and scenic area. There is also a small campground nearby. Worth a visit!

Thank Misqueen
Reviewed 10 July 2018

There is nothing there but a cover over a picnic bench on a turn out but you can take the trail up to the top. But the view from the bottom is spectacular & really all you need. There is a little camp ground a...More

3  Thank Bree B
Reviewed 18 June 2018 via mobile

The rock and surrounding area is worth the trip. Worth the climb to the top. Take it all in. 20 minutes away is Miracle Springs. A great hot springs resort

Thank Graceanne S
Reviewed 3 May 2018

It's a bit off the beaten track but a good paved county road to travel on. The canyon nearby and small county park is a good place to have a picnic on nice days. Also interesting rock formations.

2  Thank idahobunch
Reviewed 15 February 2018 via mobile

If you enjoy nature designs this is a good one. It is a bit of a drive to get to it but it is located fairly close to the road which helps for good pictures. A trail leads up the steep hill to the rock...More

2  Thank Keesharee
Reviewed 12 October 2017

Balanced Rock in Idaho is found in a roughly 30 miles WSW of Twin Falls. When you drive on US-30 WEST or US-93 SOUTH from Twin Falls, you will find signs that direct you to this interesting rock formation that is off the beaten path....More

Thank Akisato S
Reviewed 9 October 2017

I had read about this site, but looking for it on the highway map in advance was a little puzzling for me. Luckily, my wife & I visited the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument in Hagerman and the kindly volunteer gentleman at the visitors center...More

Thank EwanderingMan
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bonniehillcnm
9 August 2017|
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Response from fourhappycampers4 | Reviewed this property |
Are you planning on camping here? I believe it's mostly a picnic area and it would be first come first serve.
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Victoria H
11 May 2016|
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Response from wfs74 | Reviewed this property |
I would guess at least two hours which gives you time to get there from Twin Falls, spend a little time there and get back to Twin Falls.
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