"Bruneau Dunes" Bruneau Dunes State Park by rsleisk

I spent two weeks in Mountain Home working at the AFB and was happy to find Bruneau Dunes State Park. The park area is very beautiful and tranquil...you can hear yourself breathe.

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Miss Kitty Wilkins, "The Idaho Horse Queen" was a familiar figure in Mtn. Home in the 1890s. Later, during World War One, thousands of hers and others horses from the Bruneau Desert were shipped from Mtn. Home to the War in Europe and the City became know as the Horse Capitol of the West.

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  • In a nutshell:A beautiful serene expanse of Idaho wilderness.
  • Last visit to Bruneau Dunes State Park: Dec 2003
  • Intro Updated Nov 19, 2004
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  • zlatiq's Profile Photo
    Jul 1, 2006 at 3:40 PM

    interesting!"horse capital of the west" with all these dunes?or it's not only dunes around?

  • XenoHumph's Profile Photo
    Apr 21, 2005 at 9:24 AM

    Looks beautiful!

  • JetlagCity's Profile Photo
    Jan 18, 2005 at 1:57 PM

    Nice shot of the sand dunes - I visited here when I was really young and remember feeling like the wind was going to blow me right off the dunes!


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