The Ultimate Idaho Family Vacations Quiz

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What mountain range has shaped the region of Idaho?

The Rockies, of course, and it's one of the largest mountain ranges in the world, too.

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

The Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve has such a pock-marked surface that it is similar to a lunar surface.

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

Apparently, there was much volcanic activity there many years ago and this caused deep fissures, craters and lava fields.

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

Surprisingly, there are hundreds of plant species there, about 2,000 species of insect and lots of mammals and reptiles.

Which of these is a popular activity on Salmon River?

Rafting is as popular as ever on Salmon River, especially during the late summer months.

Salmon River is the longest undammed river in the:

Of all the undammed rivers in the lower 48 states of the U.S., Salmon River is the longest one.

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

The best time of year for young children at the Middle Fork is from mid- to late-summer, because the water level is at its lowest.

Which of these are true about Salmon River?

Salmon River has over 100 rapids, covering 105 miles (170 kilometers) of riverway.

Where in Idaho is Sawtooth National Forest?

Sawtooth National Forest is located in south-central Idaho.

How many lakes are featured in Sawtooth National Forest?

There are more than 1,000 lakes within Sawtooth Forest.

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

Actually, Sawtooth Forest is famous for its marine life and it attracts fishermen year round. They especially come for the native trout, salmon and steelhead.

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

They do skiing and snowmobiling during the snowy, winter months in Sun Valley.

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

The two rivers used to be separated by the Owyhee Mountains. Now, the two are linked.

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

The oldest rocks there came from underwater volcanoes.

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

The gorge in Hells Canyon is the deepest one in the U.S., due to its 8,000-foot drop from the Devils.

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