Mountain Home is a beautiful city located in Idaho, United States. Mountain Home actually is the most important city and the county seat of Elmore County. With a population of 14,200 residents, Mountain Home has a surface of 5.2 square miles (13.4 square kilometers), being one of the largest cities in the area. At only about 12 miles distance from the city, is located the Mountain Home Air Force Base. The lovely city mostly developed as an agricultural community. Mountain Home includes numerous recreational facilities, for visitors to be able to enjoy the best time when being in this wonderful city.
Top Attractions within Mountain Home
Elmore County Historical Museum is the place to visit if you want to learn everything there is to know about the history of the city, but not only. The fascinating artifacts displayed within this museum will introduce you to the history of the whole area. Artifacts of mining, agriculture and railroad history are exhibited here. The entire cultural heritage of the city is preserved in this spot.
Desert Canyon Golf Course features a challenging golf facility. The 18-hole golf course first opened in 1997. Anyway, this is not the only 18-hole golfing facility in Mountain Home. The Silver Sage Golf Course also is a great place to visit if you want to enjoy a lovely golfing experience and have a great time in Mountain Home.
Bruneau Dunes State Park is a spot of an unique beauty. The location is perfect for outdoor adventures and also for relaxing walks. Here you will find a lovely lake and opportunities to observe nocturnal bird species. Climbing on the dunes, admiring the wildlife species and camping area, are some of the facilities that can be enjoyed in this wonderful Mountain Home park. Other amenities of the park include swimming, fishing, hiking, as well as viewing the stars from the beautiful public observatory located here.
Village Art Center features art prints, custom frames and also art works in its lovely galleries. Within the art center you will also find a shop to purchase gifts and souvenirs.