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    Smile VIDEO: Snake River and Rock Creek Canyons, ID

    Had the chance for a day hike in the the Snake River and Rock Creek Canyons of Twin Falls, ID and thought that I'd bring everyone along for the trip



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    Great video JustDuane. Thanks for taking us along.
    The water looks milky is that just dissolved rock?

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    Well, I'm not sure of the exact reason for the color, but my guess comes from the way the water is used in that area. Upstream of Twin Falls, a lot of the Snake River is diverted into long irrigation canals. These canals subdivide over and over until they run across the farmland - some is absorbed into the ground and some keeps going where collects back up and flows back into the Snake River downstream. I would guess that a lot of the water that ends up in the Rock Creek comes from some of that runoff, so you probably have some of the soil mixed up in the water.

    How's that for an educated guess

    Maybe we have an expert on here that can tell us more.

    Thanks for watching!!

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    Those waterfalls look awesome! Almost can't tell yure in a desert until you zoom out.

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    cool man... Really like those waterfalls
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    Quote Originally Posted by YankeeHiker View Post
    Those waterfalls look awesome! Almost can't tell yure in a desert until you zoom out.
    They were really spectacular! They say that the water levels were down due to irrigation, so I'll bet that they are really spectacular at different times

    Quote Originally Posted by carolinasbackpacker View Post
    cool man... Really like those waterfalls
    Thanks! Yeah they were really amazing. Nothing like seeing water just shoot out of the middle of a cliff face! Really a cool sight

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    That was entertaining man
    keep up the great video

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    Quote Originally Posted by Others View Post
    That was entertaining man
    keep up the great video
    Thanks! My trip out to Idaho was really excellent. It's such a beautiful state with totally different geography. Being able to go from Moscow Mountain in the northern part to the high desert in the south was very cool!

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    Yeah, there's no water in the falls on that video...by the way, the name of them is Shoshone Falls...hers a video from Spring 2011, when the water was higher.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlpKk...e_gdata_player

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    Quote Originally Posted by tekape View Post
    Yeah, there's no water in the falls on that video...by the way, the name of them is Shoshone Falls...hers a video from Spring 2011, when the water was higher.

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OlpKk...e_gdata_player
    Wow! Big difference! It is an amazing canyon and it's always impressive to see what water can do!

    Thanks for the link!

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