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Big Springs

Big Springs
Big Springs

Located within the Caribou-Targhee National Forest, Big Springs is the only first-magnitude spring in the country that issues forth from rhyolitic lava flows. It is the source of the South Fork of the Henrys Fork River.

Location: Fremont County, ID

Year designated: 1980

Acres: 7

Ownership: Federal

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Last Updated: June 28, 2012