Idaho Travel Council, 700 W State Street,
2nd Floor, P O Box 83720, Boise ID 83720-0093; 208-334-2470; 800-VISIT-ID; Fax:
208-334-2631. Web: http://www.visitid.org.
State Bird: mountain bluebird
State Fish: cutthroat trout
State Flower: syringa
State Folk Dance: square dance
State Fossil: Hagerman horse fossil
State Fruit: huckleberry
State Gem: Idaho star garnet
State Horse: appaloosa
State Insect: monarch butterfly
State Motto: Let it be perpetual.
State Nickname: The Gem State
State Song: Here We Have Idaho
State Tree: western white pine
State Vegetable: potato
Lewiston, Idaho — Territorial Capital
Boise, Idaho — Idaho
State Capital: 208-334-5174. Has the only U.S. statehouse heated by a geothermal well.
Here We Have Idaho.
Hells Canyon is the deepest river gorge in America, deeper than the Grand Canyon.
Birds of Prey Wildlife Area is home to the world's most dense population of nesting eagles, hawks, and falcons.
Soda Springs boasts the largest man-made geyser in the world.
Sun Valley was created in 1936 as America's first destination ski resort.