This is a past event.
Pin It

Outdoor Conversations With Author Rick Just 

When: Tue., Sept. 19, 7-8:30 p.m. 2017
Email: rdbooks1@gmail.com
Price: FREE
www.rdbooks.org/event/outdoor-conversations-rick-just
Idaho's state parks have been called the jewels of the Gem State. The story of how those jewels came to be involves political intrigue, much resistance, some philanthropy, and a touch of irony. Sen. Weldon B. Heyburn famously said that state parks were "always a political embarrassment." Idaho's first state park was named after him. Today, Idaho's 30 state parks host 5 million people a year. Visitors come to boat, camp, bike, climb, hike, fish, and make memories in the great outdoors. This book tells the story of Idaho's diverse state parks, from Priest Lake in Idaho's panhandle to Bear Lake.

Map

Reviews/comments

Subscribe to this thread:

Add a review


Roll over stars and click to rate.
Note: Comments are limited to 200 words.

Nearby

© 2018 Boise Weekly

Website powered by Foundation