The City of Burley, founded in 1905. Burley has a rich history dating back to the Oregon trail Migration. It’s location, next to the river in the shadows of the mountains, has been a strategic place for centuries. It is home to the Oregon and California Trails along with more than thirty other pioneer trails.
Burley is the county seat for Cassia County. To see its location click HERE. There are over twenty thousand people in Cassia County and most of the population live in and around Burley.
Burley enjoys outdoor activities year round. In the summer the beautiful Snake River is a haven for boaters and personal water craft. The mountains surrounding Burley are full of intense mountain bike and hiking trails, pristine lakes and hidden hot springs. Near by City of Rocks offers world class rock climbing with camping available as well. In the winter, Pomerelle Ski Resort offers 24 amazing runs. There are also many perfect getaways for snowmobiling and four-wheeling.
If you are interested in visiting the Burley area, please contact the Minidoka-Cassia County Chamber of Commerce. 208-679-4793 or visit their website at http://www.minicassiachamber.com/