Jump Creek Falls Idaho

Jump Creek Falls

Jump Creek Falls Trail is a quarter-mile-long trail leading to the waterfall, and a beautiful pool perfect for wading and swimming.

Located in the Owyhee Mountain Range, the waterfall is sixty feet tall and flows from Sands Basin.  The area is surrounded by rocky canyon walls reaching over 600 hundred feet in some places. This hike is a day-use site, so camping is not an option.

Things to Know:

  • 1 hour driving time from Boise
  • 1/2 mile round trip with no fees.
  • Pet-friendly.
  • Day use only
  • Bring drinking water, snacks, or picnic lunch

    Directions, Parking, & Regulations

    From Boise, take Interstate 84 West to the Nampa exit for Highway 55 (Exit 33A). Follow Highway 55 through Marsing and on to the junction with US-95.  Continue 1½ miles past the junction and turn left onto Cemetery Road.  Turn left at the T-intersection with a STOP sign.  The road becomes Jump Creek Road as it continues south.  Just after passing under power transmission lines, the road curves right, through private land – stay on the roadway as it curves back to the left toward the entry to the recreation area.

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