Darby Wind Caves

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Description: This is hands down one of my favorite hikes/caves that I’ve ever done. The hike to the cave is a about 5.2 miles round trip. The first time I did this hike, we greatly underestimated the distance and amount of … Continued

17 Mile Cave

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Description: Seventeen Mile Cave is a lava tube located just that (17 miles), west of Idaho Falls. The cave itself is not seventeen miles long (thank goodness!). It’s probably more like 1/4 mile or 1/6 of a mile long. When … Continued

40 Horse Cave

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Description: The hike up to the cave is steep. Hike uphill until you come to a large opening in the mountain. Flashlights aren’t required, as the cave is only about 25 ft. deep. The naming of the cave comes from … Continued

Ice Caves

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Description: Not to be mistaken with the Civil Defense Caves (which are near by), the Ice Caves are about an hour North outside of Rexburg. The Ice Caves were originally formed as lava tubes. Over the years they have maintained fairly … Continued

Civil Defense Caves

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Description: The Civil Defense Caves are large lava tubes. It’s chilly inside the caves, even in the middle of summer. You’ll at least want a sweatshirt. From the entrance, the cave heads in two different directions. The cave is pretty … Continued