Geologic framework of the Boise Warm Springs geothermal area, Idaho
The Boise Warm Springs area is 2 mi (3.3 km) southeast of the Idaho State Capitol building (Fig. 1). Turn north from Warm Springs Avenue onto Old Penitentiary Road. Take the first left turn, about 200 ft (70 m), and proceed west about one block to Quarry View City Park. A major part of the area is a public park administered by the City of Boise and the Idaho Historical Society. A prominent outcrop of rhyolite, locally known as “Castle Rock” is on private land, but at the present time access is not restricted.
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Rocky Mountain Section of the Geological Society of America
One of six volumes generated by each GSA section for the Decade of North American Geology (DNAG) project, this Centennial Field Guide contains descriptions of 100 sites or site clusters representing outstanding geologic locations in northern Arizona, Colorado, Idaho, Montana, North Dakota, New Mexico, South Dakota, Utah, Wyoming, and Alberta.