From Mountain West, Dec. 2016
Bald Eagle, Georgetown, Idaho
Hometown of my father
Hooper Springs Park, Soda Springs, Idaho
Myself with Aunt Wilda
From Mountain West 2016
Soda Springs Geyser
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Here's what one can find in the water here...
The original Oregon Trail passes along this country club near Soda Springs
Top of Lava Dome
Hiking a lava dome found on a farm in Grace, Idaho
Again, what may appear to be just farmland, finds a beautiful gem.
River flowing through Lava Hot Springs. Visitors tube down the river during summer.
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Lava Hot Springs, Idaho
Small resort town located in southeast Idaho
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Part of Oregon Trail
Small Idaho town where my father grew up
Soda Springs, Idaho
Discovered in 1937, the geyser erupts every hour.
Last Chance Canal
Water diversion sits dry
Water diversion built for irrigation in 1899
Water diversion sits empty at Last Chance Canal
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I've climbed to the top, but not on this trip.
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The Riverside Inn
More on the hotel: http://www.riversideinnhotsprings.com/history-riverside-inn.php
Riverside Inn features three private mineral baths. A key reason we chose this location. More: http://www.riversideinnhotsprings.com/hot-springs-spa.php
Our room key
Huge pool welcomes visitors
Large water park is a feature of Lava Hot Springs. More: http://www.lavahotsprings.com/olympicpool.html
One of my favorite places on Earth
Welcome to McCammon
McCammon's being McCammon in McCammon, Idaho
Bubbling soda water from the Earth rises for visitors to taste