Find plenty of calm waters for kayaking and canoeing. Take it even easier by viewing waterfalls along our rivers. At Upper Mesa Falls near Ashton, take a short walk from the parking lot to the boardwalk to feel and hear the powerful waterfall. Hike a mile to Lower Mesa Falls to feel the mist on your face. Wherever you go in Idaho, water recreation is close by. Follow these tips to recreate safely.
- If you are a beginner, take a safety course with an experienced outfitter. Always stay within your skill and comfort level.
- Always wear proper safety gear. Remember to wear sunscreen and bring a hat.
- Prep and pack your boat in the parking lot to limit time on boat docks.
- Give yourself and others plenty of extra time to account for busy conditions and thorough safety protocols.