Idaho is richly blessed with natural resources and outdoor recreational opportunities. However, what Idaho doesn’t have is an abundance of national parks and monuments. In fact, Idaho shares only a tiny sliver of Yellowstone as its only national park. Only two national monuments grace our maps. You have almost certainly heard of Craters of the Moon National Monument, but can you name the second one?
Hagerman received its official name after Stanley Hageman and Jack Hess established a post office and store in town.
Stroll by a supermarket fresh fish counter and you'll see varying shades of pink and gray flesh—salmon, trout, catfish, raw shrimp—piled on mounds of crushed ice. But look closer through the smudged display case and you'll find a United Nations assembly of marine ambassadors, name tags proclaiming: "Arrowtooth Flounder, U.S.A., wild" or "Fresh farmed salmon steak, color added, Canada, farm-raised" or "Raw shrimp, Thailand, farm-raised."