Camping

Camping

Redfish Lake road, trail projects to transform visitor experience

Visitors to the Redfish Lake recreation complex aren’t finished seeing road construction, and what’s to come will transform the experience. One stretch of road to be built next year at Redfish Lake — higher than the route it’s replacing — will give drivers better views of iconic scenery than they’ve ever had from their cars. A pullout will invite them to stop for photos.

Camping

Camping with the stars: Sweet spots in Idaho and beyond

If you’re looking for a new camping adventure to add to your summer plans, you’ll likely find one here. We asked staff members to write about a favorite camping spot — and they delivered some gems, from eastern Oregon to eastern Idaho. Whether you’re searching for solitude, family fun, a history lesson, scenery or star-gazing, we’ve got you covered.

Videos

Idaho City lights a Christmas Tree

Idaho City area residents light a standing Christmas Tree on the small mountain town's Main Street Saturday Dec. 3, 2016.
Darin Oswald doswald@idahostatesman.com
Idaho City lights a Christmas Tree 0:47

Idaho City lights a Christmas Tree

Zoo Boise capybaras get in the Christmas spirit with gifts of their own 0:30

Zoo Boise capybaras get in the Christmas spirit with gifts of their own

Boise Red Cross prepares for potential emergencies. Would you know what to do? 0:58

Boise Red Cross prepares for potential emergencies. Would you know what to do?

Eagle girls basketball off to 6-0 start 0:32

Eagle girls basketball off to 6-0 start