Mesa Falls is a beautiful area north of Rexburg, Idaho. It is a great spot for college students, visitors, and locals to check out some of the natural beauty Idaho has to offer.
A few weeks ago my husband, myself, and some of out friends got lucky enough to take some time off and go there. Living in South Eastern Idaho my whole life I am a little embarrassed to say that this was my first time going! It was beautiful and definitely worth the drive.
When we went there was still snow on the ground on part of the road and we didn’t think our little Honda Civic would make the journey. We decided to walk part of the road to the upper falls. It was a very pretty walk and nice on the way there because it was downhill. I’m pregnant and the way back took a little longer and was a little more difficult. We had to stop and take a few second breathers for me on the way up to our car. Being pregnant I was still able to make it and enjoy the trip so it wasn’t too bad of a walk. We had a really good time checking out the falls and some of the paths around the upper falls. It was a great place to spend a Saturday morning. 🙂
We also stopped and checked out the lower falls (Below). These falls are far off the road, but there is a parking lot with an overlook you can see them from. Still beautiful and you can get a nice view of the valley the falls are a part of.
All in all this was a really fun way to spend part of our Saturday. If you live in South Eastern Idaho or are visiting you should definitely check out these falls. This past winter we have had so much snow, I’m not sure, but I bet the falls are running a little higher than usual with the melt off. Definitely a great way to get into the outdoors with minimal walking or packing or planning. I think it would be so fun to bring a picnic and enjoy the falls for a whole afternoon. Mesa Falls was a great place to spend part of our day. I highly recommend making this a must see Idaho destination. This summer get outdoors! Plan a camp-out, take a day trip, or go on a picnic. Enjoy the beauty of the earth we get the privilege to be a part of.