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