The Official Website of the State of Idaho

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Did you Know?

  • More than 40 percent of Idaho is covered with trees, making it the most heavily forested of the Rocky Mountain states.
  • Idaho’s highest peak is Mt. Borah at 12,662 feet located in central Idaho.
  • Since more than 80 varieties of gemstones are found within its borders, Idaho’s nickname is “The Gem State.”
  • Idaho has more navigable whitewater river miles than any other state in the continental U.S

Facts courtesy of Idaho Division of Tourisim

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