The building is fascinating to look at and if you are able to carefully see in any windows you can see dusty antiques all over. Idaho in 91 Days describes it as, "...it’s among the most eccentric structures we’ve seen anywhere in the States. It is the strangest and coolest house we had yet seen in Idaho, and we spent a long time admiring it from every angle."
The rapids are incredibly turbulent due to the fact that the river flow is forced through a 40-foot opening at the top of one of the falls, making the water too dangerous to navigate by boat or kayak. Expedition teams of the past found this fact out the hard way.