Thousand Springs State Park

Thousand Springs State Park


Location:1074 E 2350 South in Hagerman.
Facilities:Malad Gorge: trails, picnic areas; Billingsley Creek: indoor horse riding arena; Box Springs Canyon: hiking trail, viewing platform; Niagara Springs: restrooms, picnic tables, group picnic shelter.
Activities:Primitive camping, hiking, wildlife viewing, fishing, picnicking.
Special Features:Thousand Springs is located in an area known as Magic Valley and encompasses four individual units: 1) Malad Gorge, where the Malad River runs down stairstep falls into the Devils Washbowl, then cuts through a 250-foot gorge on its way to the Snake River, 2-1/2 miles downstream. Views of the gorge are best from a sturdy bridge that crosses the canyon. 2) Billingsley Creek, located in the Hagerman Valley, was formerly known as Emerald Valley Ranch and used primarily for agriculture. It was purchased for state park use in 2001. 3) Earl M Hardy Box Canyon Springs Nature Preserve, which features a 20-foot waterfall and springs that flow at a rate of 180,000 gallons per minute. 4) Niagara Springs, which tumble down the canyon side at 250 cubic feet per second, with water the icy blue of glaciers.
Address:Box 149
Hagerman, ID 83332

Phone:208-837-4505
Web: www.idahoparks.org/parks/thousandsprings.aspx
Size: 110 acres. Elevation: 2,800 feet.

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