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Wendell, Idaho

Welcome to Wendell, Idaho—a friendly town in the heart of the Magic Valley known for its scenic views and thriving agriculture. With a strong sense of community, highlighted by events like the Wendell Harvest Festival, it’s a peaceful escape with small-town charm. Come and experience the warmth and opportunities that define this country town.

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Location Of Wendell

Wendell is located approximately 25 miles from Twin Falls and around 100 miles southeast of Boise. If you enjoy outdoor activities like boating, hiking, camping, or archery, then you will find plenty of options nearby.

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The school district currently has three different schools. View more about them below.

Located at 232 North Boise Street, you can learn more about this school here.

Located at 920 East Main Street, you can learn more about this school here.

Located at 850 East Main Street, you can learn more about this school here.


Places Of Interest

Whether you’re looking for a great restaurant, a fun activity, or something outdoors, there is a lot to enjoy here!

Box Canyon is the nation’s 11th largest spring. It features a bright blue pool of water that shines beautifully in the midday sun. To learn more about this unique canyon, don’t forget to read the interpretive signs on site. As you explore the site, make sure to follow the trail and hike down into the canyon. You’ll reach a breathtaking 20-foot waterfall that is simply stunning. Learn more here.

Papa Kelsey’s is a beloved Idaho institution where you can grab a delicious sandwich to take on a hike or enjoy in the cozy dining area.

Ritter Island presents great opportunities for photography and birdwatching. Situated beside the picturesque Snake River, flanked by two magnificent springs, the property offers a sense of tranquility and isolation. You can also explore the 1000 Springs Annual Art Festival. Learn more about this park here.

Just a short distance from Wendell lies the Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument where you can travel back millions of years in time. Plan your trip here.

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