The trickle that remains (03/10/2002) Even the small trickle of water the power plant and irregations systems failed to claim make for an impressive water fall.
Ice Falls (03/10/2002) Ice clings to the cliffs. Apparently this whole area turns into a water fall during the Spring.
Power Plant (03/10/2002) Shoshone Falls is one of the impressive water drops in the US. Idaho Power diverts most of the water trhough turbines. There is a diversion dam above Twin Falls that divert a good portion of the Snake as well.
Obsidian Cliffs (03/10/2002) These lava cliffs towering over the Snake River bottom looks like an inviting playground. Unfortunately it was fenced off.
Lava Cliffs (03/10/2002) The snake river cuts through lava flows, making for some interesting layering.
Panorama (03/10/2002) Just add some water, and the falls will live up to their reputation.
Hidden Arch (03/10/2002) This little natural is hidden away near The Twin Falls.
Rock Chuck (03/10/2002) A rock chuck scurrying around the Twin Falls overview.
Lava Butte (03/10/2002) A lava butte near the Twin Falls over look
Twin Falls (03/10/2002) This is the remaining falls in the Twin Falls drop. Most of the water is diverted for irrigation or power generation.
Twin Falls Dam (03/10/2002) The Twin Falls. One of the Falls was dammed for power generation.
Shoshone Falls on the Snake River near Twin Falls, Idaho have a 212 foot drop. It is often referred to as the Niagara of the West. The Idaho Power Company built a diversion and use the drop for generating electricity. As a result you only see the spetactular water running over the falls at certain times of the year.