Idahoans love Idaho. That's no secret. If you love Idaho, do you know some (more) of Idaho's biggest secrets?

The Gem State has been around since 1890, so there's a lot to know. From precious stones to super high sand dunes, here's some more facts you (probably) didn't know about Idaho.


Trick Or Cuffs

In Idaho, there is a law that forbids a citizen from giving another person a box of candy that weighs over 50 pounds. It's a real law, but we don't you'll be cited if you try.


Super Sand Dunes

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Idaho's Bruneau Dunes State Park is home to North America's tallest sand dune, reaching 470 feet in height.


The Birds


Birds of Prey Wildlife Area proudly houses planet Earth's most dense population of nesting eagles, hawks, and falcons.


Fiddle Me This

John Downing / Stringer

In Weiser, Idaho, you can attend the National Old Time Fiddlers Contest every year. Yup, that's a thing.


Reach For The Stars

Idaho is one of only two places on Earth where Star Garnets can be found in significant quantities. The other place? India.