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Awesome display of the power of water, the falls are definitely an awesome sight anytime of the... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2018
Russell R
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Selway Falls itself is not the most spectacular falls you'll find, but the drive there more than... read more

Reviewed 16 August 2018
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Reviewed 6 November 2018 via mobile

Awesome display of the power of water, the falls are definitely an awesome sight anytime of the year but are more impressive during the spring thawing, if you want to see them at their most impressive time of year go the end of May through...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Russell R
Reviewed 16 August 2018

Selway Falls itself is not the most spectacular falls you'll find, but the drive there more than makes up for it. In spite of the hazy skies and nearing very hot temperatures, the drive along the Selway River is beautiful. The drive starts off Highway...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Rainier72
Reviewed 9 August 2018

Not hugely impressive but a very nice drive up to it. It's history of man efforts to "help" fish was a disaster, but interesting. Lots of people floating the river.

Date of experience: July 2018
2  Thank slsund
Reviewed 16 August 2017

The falls lie towards the end of the road heading up the Selway River from HWY 12. This is a truly gorgeous river canyon, marked by clear water, steep slopes, a recovering forest (from fire a few years ago), and a big waterfall. We watched...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank john t
Reviewed 11 April 2017

At Selway Falls, you'll find yourself in the heart of gorgeous wild country along one of our nation's first eight designated Wild & Scenic rivers. At the falls I find a sense of deep peace and usually take time to hike further uprive on a...More

Date of experience: March 2017
2  Thank wildginger2016
Reviewed 30 August 2016

We had a fun visit to this area. We fished and camped out. Beware of the forest service campgrounds!!! There have been budget cuts and they have sacrificed on sanitation. The bathrooms beyond where the pavement ended were terrible. However, the remote nature of the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank Diana R
Reviewed 26 April 2016

I love to come here at all times of the year and see how gorgeous the scenery is each season! Must see

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank ExploringLively
Reviewed 18 June 2015

Beautiful river and the falls are a perfect place to watch salmon jump up the river. Drive to the end of the Selway River road (gravel), park and hike further upriver. Beaches and coves are good picnic spots.

Date of experience: June 2015
2  Thank lindahagenmiller
Reviewed 4 November 2014

Selway Falls is a must see. It is worth the drive and the wonderful scenery. Best time to see it is in the spring at high water. We drive up to once a year because it is so wonderful

Date of experience: October 2014
2  Thank jtday2014
Reviewed 30 September 2014

The falls are a must see when you are in the area. They were spectacular at low water and we look forward to a return trip when the water it high.

Date of experience: September 2014
2  Thank Barb S
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24 May 2017|
Response from wildginger2016 | Reviewed this property |
Selway Falls is not on the Snake River. It's on the Wild & Scenic Selway River in north central Idaho. Your inquiry refers to an area in south Idaho.