State (July 3, 1890), northwest U.S.
State Abbreviation: ID
Nickname: Gem State, Spud State
Origin of Name: Idaho is an invented word
Things to Know
Major Rivers: Coeur d'Alene River, Snake River, St. Joe River, St. Maries River, Kootenai River
River flows north through the Hells Canyon and forms the
boundary between Idaho and Oregon.
The deepest river gorge in the North American Continent is Idaho's
Hells Canyon - 7,900 feet deep.
Shoshone Falls on the Snake River, drops 212 feet.
The Snake River Birds of Prey Natural Area, near Kuna, is the
location of the largest concentration of nesting raptors in North America.
Mt. Rushmore sculptor
Won eight world championships in rodeo calf roping plus three titles
as world champion all-around cowboy. Includes a video clip of Dean Oliver.
Things to Do
Idaho State Bird and State Flower Printable
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Sites to See
Idaho A Portrait
& Clark in Idaho
A production of Idaho Public Television
of the Moon
Includes pictures of Craters of the Moon a large lava flow field with
cinder cones, spatter cones, lava tubes, volcanic bombs and tree molds.
Towns of Idaho
Idaho History Timeline
Timeline of major events from the Idaho State Historical Society.
Things To Do-Other Sites
Idaho State Quarter
Read about the Idaho State Quater and print out the color page.
Idaho Potato-Just for Kids