Wildlife Sighted: Deer,
Seasonal forest service road closure on best
access road, all-year access via Middle Fork Boise River Road off HWY 21.
Plenty of NF camping sites/areas are
I've heard that the owners of Twin Springs just down the road used
to take care of this little guy. That is until they got sick of
people destroying the pool and trashing the subsequent area.
Downright shameful if you ask me. I reckon the TS folks grew weary
of the continuous nuisance, and opted out of maintaining Sheep as a
suitable soak. Given that, the pool was in pretty sad shape...
didn't even want to soak.
My high hopes were doused upon arrival, the well-constructed pool
that was present during my last visit was dismantled. The only
soaking opportunities were two, small silt and mud filled pools with
luke-warm water and one riverside pool filled with cold water and
This HS would have been a little nicer if the soaking pool was a bit
warmer. Besides that, it's great! You have a sweet view of the river (and
the forest service road) from the pool. The small soaking pool is built
just below the larger source pool, which is filled with algae and other
goobers along with scalding hot water. There are also plenty of campsites,
campgrounds and other hot springs along the Middle Fork Boise River Road
all the way down to Atlanta, Idaho.