Shoshone Falls on the Snake River is located 5 miles east of Twin Falls, Idaho.  Called 'Niagara Falls Of The West', Shoshone Falls are 36 feet higher than Niagara Falls with a 212 feet drop over the rim.  The falls are 30,000 to 60,000 years old and are at the upper limit to sturgeon. Creating a barrier to spawning fish. Shoshone Falls separates the upper and lower Snake River.