Nearest Town: Shelley
Site Size: 29 mi route (one way)
Directions: From Idaho Falls, I-15 S Exit #113; E to US 91; S through Shelley and the town of Firth; ~1.5 mi S of Firth, turn E onto Wolverine Rd (600 N); drive E 10.5 mi; stay L on Wolverine Rd at the intersection with Blackfoot River Rd; 2 mi farther is the entrance to the canyon; 8 mi to end of route at the intersection with Sellars Creek Rd.
Description: Wolverine Canyon is a rugged and beautiful canyon that follows Wolverine Creek uphill through willow, sage/juniper, and cliff habitats and ends in mixed conifer forest on a 7100-foot summit. Miles 17.5-21, look for Western Kingbird, Yellow-breasted Chat, Gray Catbird, Black-headed Grosbeak. At mile 21, scan cliffs left (north) for White-throated Swift. Both Prairie and Peregrine Falcons have nested in the area. At the summit during June, listen for Flammulated, Northern Saw-whet, and Western Screech-Owls.
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