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Balanced Rock Park
Balanced Rock Park Salmon Falls Creek in the morning © Rick Otto
The beautiful Salmon Falls Creek meanders throught the canyon.
Balanced Rock Park Iconic Balanced Rock © Michelle Chadd
Balanced Rock that is near Castleford, ID is easy to drive to and then hike up to the rock.
Balanced Rock Park Rocky the Chuck © Rick Otto
Many curious Rock Chucks delight the visitors.
Balanced Rock Park Blending In © Michelle Chadd
A Horned Owl was being very still in hopes we would not see him hiding in the crevice along Salmon Falls Creek in Balanced Rock Park
Balanced Rock Park Rock N Cycle © Michelle Chadd
Even motorcyclists stop to take in the view of Balanced Rock.
Balanced Rock Rd
Buhl, Idaho   83316
(lat:42.5428 lon:-114.9497)

Phone: (208) 734-9491
South of Buhl in the Salmon Falls Creek Canyon stands world-famous Balanced Rock. Over 48 feet tall and 40 tons, the wind-carved rock balances precariously on a pedestal only 3 feet by 17 inches. Nearby Balanced Rock Park is an excellent spot for a picnic.

Balanced Rock Park is located near Twin Falls, Twin Falls

Visitor Comments, Memories and Reviews
August 26 Rich with family history by Jim Cooper
Among a collection of family photos was a photo of my Dad when he was a toddler and Grandparents at Balanced Rock ca 1910. They ranched south of Filer. In 2004, I visited the park and camped in the County Park. Beautiful!
February 11 a wonderful little GEM of a park by skulldaddy
one of my happy places. peaceful and secluded, yet close to home. great place.
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