Located along the Snake River in the west end of Twin Falls County is over 50,000 acres of the most productive irrigated farmland in the world. Agricultural processing plants are well-equipped to handle the produce and crops grown here and in the surrounding area.
Buhl is a leader in its research and production of trout. This multi-million dollar business now accounts for over 70% of the commercially grown trout in the United States. Clear Springs Trout Company and the Idaho Trout Processors are among those making this area known as the rainbow capital of the world. Trout are processed and shipped fresh or frozen, throughout the world. Similar farms produce catfish, tilapia, sturgeon, salmon and alligators.
Buhl boasts a fine library complete with talking books for the blind and other audio visual aids. The city has a modern swimming pool, recreation park and playground. Horseshoe pits, a lighted ball field and new tennis courts have been built for recreational opportunities.
Open year-round, the Clear Lake Country Club, located six miles north of Buhl at Clear Lakes, is a recreation center for the entire area. Fishing is always good at Clear Lakes and an 18-hole golf course challenges the par seekers.
Buhl is a sports person’s paradise. In addition to fishing, hunting for pheasant, chukar, dove and sagehen is enjoyed by many, as well as deer and elk. Buhl’s annual “Sagebrush Days” celebration is held during the first week of July, and features a rodeo, arts and crafts, a kids’ fishing derby, a parade and fireworks displays.
People come to Buhl from 25 miles in all directions to shop. Buhl also has a variety of lodging accommodations and fine dining available. Stop in at the Buhl Chamber of Commerce and they’ll be happy to help you with any questions you may have. Enjoy your visit!