The Ultimate Idaho Family Vacations Quiz
by Staff
If you like rugged mountains, deep gorges, stunning scenery and river fishing, you'll love Idaho. It offers an unparalleled family vacation experience that shouldn't be missed. So, don't miss out now. Take this quiz and discover the experience of a lifetime!

What mountain range has shaped the region of Idaho?

  • the Boulder Mountains
  • the Rocky Mountains
  • the Castle Mountains

Why do NASA astronauts train at Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve ?

  • because of the lack of gravity in that area
  • because of its similarity to a lunar surface
  • because NASA bought that property from the government

What caused the craters at the Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve site?

  • ancient volcanic activity
  • ancient floods
  • meteorites

Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve has an unusual landscape. Is it suited or unsuited to wildlife?

  • It is suited to plant life, but there are very few animals in the region.
  • Rather unsuited. Not much grows or feeds in those parts.
  • Suited, and how! There are lots of plants and animals there.

Which of these is a popular activity on Salmon River?

  • gold panning
  • spelunking
  • rafting

Salmon River is the longest undammed river in the:

  • world
  • 48 lower states of the U.S.
  • U.S.A.

When is the best time of year for river fun with young children at the Middle Fork?

  • from mid- to late-summer
  • from early- to mid-summer
  • from fall to early winter

Which of these are true about Salmon River?

  • It forks out into main tributaries no less than 82 times.
  • Its widest point is 14 miles (22 kilometers) across.
  • It has over 100 areas of rapids, covering 105 miles (170 kilometers).

Where in Idaho is Sawtooth National Forest?

  • south-central Idaho
  • north-west Idaho
  • eastern Idaho

How many lakes are featured in Sawtooth National Forest?

  • over 100
  • over 500
  • over 1,000

Fishing is a popular pastime in the Sawtooth Forest rivers. What fish are common there?

  • albacore, barramundi, salmon
  • salmon, pike, perch
  • native trout, salmon, steelhead

What activities do people do in Sun Valley during the winter?

  • ice skating and tobogganing
  • skiing and snowmobiling
  • hunting and ice hockey

Until thousands of years ago, the Snake and Columbia Rivers were separated by mountains. Which ones?

  • The Crystal Mountains
  • the Owyhee Mountains
  • the Idaho Mountains

What was the source of the oldest rocks in Hells Canyon?

  • underwater volcanoes
  • incredibly huge sand pillars
  • earthquakes that drove the ground upwards into huge rock monoliths

The highest peak of the Seven Devils is 8,000 feet above river level. That makes the gorge the:

  • deepest one in the world
  • deepest one in the northern hemisphere
  • deepest one in the U.S.