One of our favorite things to talk about outside of conspiracy theories is places we're not supposed to visit or things we're not supposed to see.

There's something true about the old saying "Forbidden fruit tastes the sweetest."

We found one place that we're definitely not allowed and could be the stuff of nightmares for some people. Why? Because it is a downright terrifying place to imagine having to work at every day.

Idaho's version of Area 51

First, this place isn't meant for dissecting aliens and experimenting with the technology... at least that we know about. Secondly, it's not in a desert or in a hidden secret bunker in the mountains.

Rather - it's in a place that's much more terrifying... underwater.

Seriously, does that NOT scream horror movie premise? To us at least, it totally does and we would love to see one made about it.

Think about how horrifying it would be to be swimming in a lake in Idaho, looking down, and you see a faint shadow under you. Only that shadow starts to rise and get bigger... and bigger... until it's the size of a small whale or possibly something bigger.

Seriously - how is that not terrifying?

Let's take a look at Idaho's version of Area 51 which will certainly give you nightmare fuel...

PHOTOS: Idaho's Equivalent to Area 51 Is A Tad Bit Terrifying

Let's take a look at what in the world the U.S. Navy (or secret government organization) is up to at Lake Pend Oreille in Bayview, Idaho.

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We briefly touched on conspiracy theories earlier, and it got us wondering. What is the most popular conspiracy theory in Idaho? What about surrounding states?

We did all of the hard work for you and boy, did we uncover some wild theories that our neighbors love looking into...

Chemtrails? Lizard People? What's Idaho's Most Popular Conspiracy?

Here are the most popular conspiracy theories based on searches in Idaho and surrounding states thanks to data from

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And 6 More Conspiracy Theories People in Idaho Can't Agree On...

Idaho is home to some wild conspiracy theories but even as "crazy" as they may sound... There are multiple sides to every story. Where do you stand on these theories?

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