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Twin Falls has an extensive parks system, including a city pool with geothermally heated water, enclosed in a bubble during the winter months. The city is a gateway to world-famous Sun Valley and to nearby rivers, canyons and mountains that are the setting for outdoor pursuits. It’s also 45 miles north of the border town of Jackpot, Nevada, where those who prefer indoor gaming head for fun.
Named for the nearby “Twin Falls” of the Snake River the town of Twin Falls is centrally located between the East and West borders of the great state of Idaho in an area known as the “Magic Valley”. Founded in 1904 Twin Falls is now a town of over 37,000 people. Sitting at a high-desert elevation of 3,745 feet above sea level, with the Snake River Canyon at its’ northern edge and distant mountains rimming the horizons all around. South Central Idaho, the region where Twin Falls is located, has a four-season climate. Daytime highs in summer are typically in the 90’s with cool evenings, while winter temperatures range from the upper 30’s in the daytime to the high teens overnight. Being part of a high-desert the city receives relatively little precipitation, only about 17 inches of snow and 9 inches of rain each year. This allows residents to enjoy sunny skies and clear dry air about 260 days annually!