We did go into Pocatello, about 20 miles away (there is nothing in American Falls) for a couple of breweries. We enjoyed Portneuf Valley Brewing and Jim Dandy Brewing.
We also drove a bit further south one day to the City of Rocks National Reserve. Well worth a day trip, this area up in the hills is populated with natural granite sculptures making a nice area to explore and a rock climbers dream. It was a stop on the California Trail for thousands of immigrants in the 1800s and many of them left their names and dates on rocks in the reserve.
There is a falls in American Falls and it is quite scenic!:
|hundreds of seagulls make the reservoir their home|
|a pond on the walking trail where I saw a lot of birds|
|my first moose sighting, mom and twins!!|
|yes, even a few arches and windows at City of Rocks|
|a morning surprise on the walking path|
|falls and old power house|
|last morning there I came across this young bull moose!!!|