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Hidden treasure, great hike

Found this quite by accident and were glad we did. Thanks to directions from other reviewers we had... read more

Reviewed December 25, 2017
Alex M
,
Pullman, Washington
Very cool.

The spill way is not that easy to find. One reviewer gives great directions and we followed them... read more

Reviewed July 15, 2017
gcbuilds
,
West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Dec 24, 2017
“Hidden treasure, great hike”
Jul 14, 2017
“Very cool. ”
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Highway 75, Shoshone, ID
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Reviewed December 25, 2017

Found this quite by accident and were glad we did. Thanks to directions from other reviewers we had no trouble finding the place. Spent a couple hours hiking around, but you could spend all day or multiple trips back to this place. Really cool formations,...More

1  Thank Alex M
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Reviewed July 15, 2017 via mobile

The spill way is not that easy to find. One reviewer gives great directions and we followed them. It's with in two miles of Indian ice caves. The creek had water in it so we only saw portions of the cool rocks. Definitely a geological...More

2  Thank gcbuilds
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Reviewed September 2, 2016

We followed directions posted on TA and never found the site. We stopped and asked several locals about the various locations and they weren't sure either. We did find the one location off of Highway 75. The word "canyon" is deceiving here as it's more...More

2  Thank oldleroy2
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Reviewed March 23, 2016 via mobile

Like another reviewer mentioned, drive about two miles north of the ice caves, take a left towards the reservoir, and park on the right by a kiosk. Walk on the path towards the left and continue onto the riverbed a couple hundred yards. This place...More

4  Thank Jordan T
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Reviewed March 5, 2016

We went to Black Magic Canyon on 04 Mar 2016. Easy directions to see the 2 easiest to reach of the 5 parts of the canyon formed by the Big Wood River. EASY DIRECTIONS: From Shoshone, ID, go north on Hwy 93 for 14 miles...More

13  Thank John C
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Reviewed November 12, 2015

If you're interested in an awesome short hike, and want to see natural contemporary art shaped by river water, check out Black Magic Canyon. The location offers easy access from Hwy 75, has a parking lot, paved trails and signs to the canyon. You'll need...More

1  Thank JimH_Tarheel
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Reviewed November 1, 2015

Following the directions leads you to a cattle gate that seems like private property but it is not. We took the right lane at the second Y in the dirt road and ended up parking on the side of the road and walkover over to...More

1  Thank Kompseia
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Reviewed September 18, 2015

This canyon is gorgeous...so different from other volcanic areas that we have seen. Over eons, the Big Wood River has created unique works of art in the black basalt of this place, smoothing and polishing each individually sculptured formation. Imaginations can run wild here as...More

1  Thank Rvinjan
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Reviewed June 27, 2015

I'm amazed that this is not some sort of National Monument or State Park. The walk through the small canyon is amazingly beautiful, like one of southern Utah's slot canyons, but colored ebony rather than red. Time it carefully as it carries irrigation water in...More

1  Thank Stephen H
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Reviewed April 26, 2015 via mobile

This was amazing. I was soooo skeptical. We were very unsure it was real.It is and we loved it. The directions were perfect. The only thing i would add is at the end of the 3 miles you will go threw a yellow gate onto...More

4  Thank Amber H
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