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Balanced Rock
Located near Castleford, ID

A hauntingly beautiful canyon area of perpendicular rock formations, where for hundreds of years the Paiute Indians were drawn by its mystery.

South of Buhl, 16 miles off Highway 30 in the Salmon Falls Creek Canyon, is the world-famous Balanced Rock. Over 48 feet tall, the rock balances on a pedestal 3 feet by 17 inches and weighs 40 tons. Visitors are amazed that this wind-carved formation has not toppled from its stand.

Nearby is Balanced Rock Park is a good spot for a picnic.