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  • Boise, Idaho

    Photograph Freak Alley

    5.0
    This alley is a Boise must-see. Local street artists regularly change up the gallery, so there's always something new to see!  You can park anywhere you can find a spot! If you're luck you can find a spot on the side of the street along the shops, but if not, you can park further down past the ca...
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Hike or Bike Table Rock Quarry Trail

    4.5
    3.7 mi
    Boise has plenty of trails to choose from when it comes to short accessible hikes. If you're looking for panoramic views of the treasure valley then this is a great place to start.  Table Rock Quarry has 4 different trails to choose from ranging all skill levels and distances. There are a mix of ...
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Float the Boise River

    5.0
    Floating the Boise River is the perfect leisurely summer activity for families and those who just want to relax outdoors. You'll enter the river at Barber Park, then float past beautiful trees and greenery on your way down to Ann Morrison Park. The whole trip takes about 2-3 hours. To start, unle...
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Freddy's Stack Rock Loop

    4.0
    11.34 mi / 2044 ft gain
    The trail to Stack Rock is a well maintained path that generates a lot of attention due to its special destination. The famed rock overlooks the City of Trees and surrounding Treasure Valley. This trek is popular among locals because of its proximity to the city and its spectacular views. Getti...
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  • Horseshoe Bend, Idaho

    Mountain Bike 'Around the Mountain' at Bogus Basin

    5.0
    9.5 mi / 1450 ft gain
    'Around the Mountain' is a local mountain bike favorite in Boise. To get there, head up Bogus Basin Road for the full 16 miles until you get to the ski parking lot. Park in the line of cars facing the ski slope. Once you've checked your bike and you're ready to ride, take the trail that begins ju...
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  • Boise, Idaho

    Cervidae Peak

    4.0
    4.48 mi / 1827 ft gain
    From the peak the views are limitless, a full 360 degrees of landmarks like Lucky Peak Reservoir. Wildlife is quite abundant and if you're lucky you may be able to spot herds of antelope, deer, and elk. My favorite time to do this hike is during the earlier hours of the day. It offers a beautiful...
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  • Kuna, Idaho

    Explore Kuna Caves, Idaho

    3.4
    To access the Kuna Caves, turn onto Kuna Cave Rd, then take a right on Black Cat Rd. Next turn left on an unmarked road - if you reach W. Dickman Rd you've gone too far. You will then need to open a cattle gate, designating public BLM land. Past the gate, follow the dirt "road" for a hundred feet...
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  • Nampa, Idaho

    Capture the Sunset Lake Lowell

    Watch the sun, set behind the mountains and cast a vibrant orange glow over the sky. Bring your camera or just enjoy the sunset from the boat launch. Bring a friend or enjoy it by yourself. If you get there early enough you can hike around the deer flats refuge for a better location to enjoy the ...
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  • Elmore County, Idaho

    Explore the South Fork of the Boise River

    3.8
    In just over an hour, you can leave downtown Boise and arrive above Arrowrock Reservoir in a location so unique that you won't believe you're still in Idaho. The South Fork of the Boise River provides excitement for campers, wildlife lovers, and outdoor goers. Although I just visited for the firs...
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  • Murphy, Idaho

    Mountain Bike to the Petroglyphs at Wees Bar

    2.0
    12.2 mi / 1000 ft gain
    At Wees Bar, a remote area accessible only by bike or foot, explore hundreds of petroglyphs carved into glacial boulders by Native Americans 12,000 years ago. Begin at the Swan Falls Dam parking lot. Bring a fat bike in late summer and fall to glide over the dry, loose dirt that forms as the cany...
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  • Murphy, Idaho

    Hike Swan Falls and Wees Bar Petroglyphs

    12 mi / 839 ft gain
    To start your journey, you must cross the Swan Falls Dam. It’s a low-level thrill but it is not often you get to walk on top of a hydroelectric dam. If you are bringing a four-legged friend with you, make sure you have some treats to lure them across. The pathway across the dam is steel grate and...
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  • Garden Valley, Idaho

    Station Creek

    4.0
    5.03 mi / 1568 ft gain
    Station Creek is a 8.9 kilometer lightly trafficked out-and-back trail located near Garden Valley, Idaho.
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  • Marsing, Idaho

    Explore Jump Creek Falls

    4.3
    Jump Creek Falls is an easy-to-access waterfall situated south of Marsing, Idaho. When you arrive to the parking lot right near the trailhead, you'll be starting at around 2600' elevation. Don't expect much change from 2600', unless you are to go exploring the canyon further. From the trailhead, ...
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  • Mountain Home, Idaho

    Relax at Big and Little Trinity Lakes

    6 mi / 300 ft gain
    Because of the altitude of the this lake, the road to it doesn't open up until mid to late July. You can still get to the lake, but it is a 6 mi round trip hike down a dusty dirt road. It gets old. When the road is open, you can drive right up to the lake.  To get there, right before the town of ...
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  • Boise County, Idaho

    Snowshoe to Skyline Yurt

    5.0
    5 mi / 650 ft gain
    This is one of many great Idaho Parks & Rec backcountry yurts. It sits on a ridge above some excellent tree skiing with views that make the hike well worth it! The wood stove will keep you warm on the coldest of nights, and the kitchen has all the utensils to make a delicious meal. Depending ...
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  • Lowman, Idaho

    Soak in Pine Flats Hot Springs

    3.6
    0.61 mi / 131 ft gain
    The secret is out about Idaho's plethora of hot springs... but this one truly is special. It's highlighted by a warm waterfall that pours into a pool on the banks of the Payette. These springs are only about an hour and a half drive from Boise. To get there from the City of Trees, head north on ...
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Camping and Lodging in Boise

Boise / Meridian KOA Journey
Meridian, Idaho

Boise / Meridian KOA Journey

Robie Creek Park Group Shelter
Boise, Idaho

Robie Creek Park Group Shelter

Shafer Butte
Boise, Idaho

Shafer Butte

Macks Creek Park
Boise, Idaho

Macks Creek Park

Grayback
Boise, Idaho

Grayback

Hayfork Group Cg
Idaho City, Idaho

Hayfork Group Cg