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Short hike with a steep start; saw the falls from an "overlook"

Pillar Falls is a waterfall on the Snake River near Twin Falls, Idaho, upstream of Perrine Bridge... read more

Reviewed 24 October 2017
Akisato S
Clearfield, Utah
Kayak to the Pillars

Kayak to the Pillars. It's a must do. The scenery getting there and the beauty of them will amaze... read more

Reviewed 11 September 2017
Cora W
Cedar Park, Texas
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Reviewed 24 October 2017

Pillar Falls is a waterfall on the Snake River near Twin Falls, Idaho, upstream of Perrine Bridge and downstream of Shoshone Falls. Several basalt pillars divide the river into multiple channels as the river makes a roughly 20-foot drop. The falls can be accessed by...More

1  Thank Akisato S
Reviewed 11 September 2017

Kayak to the Pillars. It's a must do. The scenery getting there and the beauty of them will amaze you. Bring some water and enjoy the beauty. Once you get there, go enjoy a walk around them and the beauty behind them.

Thank Cora W
Reviewed 28 August 2017

I went to the Visitors center to check on the trail because some people say that it is really steep and loose gravel. Well the parking area is quite small only enough for 3-5 cars. I was with another car parked at the top. The...More

2  Thank Mark S
Reviewed 26 June 2017

my family were out last week and with the water level's being as high as they were we were not able to walk around the falls, they were completely covered. Still had a great time kayaking up to them but I am sure they would...More

1  Thank Chris N
Reviewed 24 June 2017

We take our visitors to the pontoon boat ride (reasonably priced) and go to Pillar Falls and get out for about 30 minutes to walk around. This can only be done when the water level allows it. Check at the visitor's center for daily info...More

2  Thank idahobunch
Reviewed 16 May 2017 via mobile

Kayaked to the falls. The pillars were impressive but the falls weren't what I was expecting. I was told that they look more impressive when the water is lower.

1  Thank Newtraveler83
Reviewed 28 April 2017

Pillar Falls is on the Snake River between the Perrine Bridge and Shoshone Falls. It can be hiked down to on a treacherous access road, however most paddle up on a kayak from Centennial Park. When the water is lower, it is a great destination...More

1  Thank sulo2017
Reviewed 27 January 2017 via mobile

You actually can park and walk down to Pillar Falls. As of October 2016 the parking was open to the public. It is a very steep grade road with loose gravel most of the hike. We used to live .10 of a mile from this...More

1  Thank cherimatanimalhouse
Reviewed 10 October 2016

If you like to kayak or canoe or have a small boat, you need to float to Pillar Falls. About 1.5 miles south of the Perrine Bridge in Twin Falls, you can paddle the Snake River and then hike into a natural dam and rock...More

1  Thank JimH_Tarheel
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Ray V
10 October 2017|
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Response from idahobunch | Reviewed this property |
Nope. paddle board, canoe, kayak or pontoon boat or personal boat from Cenntential Park. A couple miles to Pillar Falls.