Kiwanis Club of San Marcos

May..We are Indeed United...5/21/18

America the Beautiful - Idaho
    
     1....In Idaho law forbids a citizen another citizen a box of candy that weighs more than 50 pounds!
     2....The Lewis & Clark Highway (United States Highway 12) is the shortest route from the midwest to the Pacific Coast and the longest highway within a national forest in the nation!
     3....The elevation of Cambridge is 2,650 feet5 above sea level with the surrounding mountains reaching elevations around 8000 feet and plummeting to around 1500 feet in Hells Canyon!
     4....Hells Canyon is the deepest gorge in America!
     5....Birds of Prey Wildlife Area is home to the world's most dense population of nesting eagles, hawks, and falcons.
     6....President Theodore Roosevelt established the Caribou National Forest in 1907.  The area now covers more than 1 million acres in southeast Idaho.
     7....Rexsburg is home to Brigham Young university - Idaho.
     8....Elk River is the home of the Idaho Champion Western Cedar Tree, the largest tree in the state.  Estimated to be over 3000 years old this giant is more than 18 feet in diameter and stands 177 feet tall.
     9....The city of Grace in  the Gem Valley is most famous for their certified seed potatoes.
     10...The elevation of Cambridge is 2,650 feet above sea level with the surrounding mountains reaching elevations around 8000 feet and plummeting to around 1500 feet in Hells Canyon.