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Top Adventures in Boise

  • Hike or Bike Table Rock Quarry Trail

    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 a...

    3.7 miles

  • Hike or Ride to Stack Rock

    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 proxim...

    9 miles

  • Mountain Bike 'Around the Mountain' at Bogus Basin

    '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 y...

    9.5 miles 1450 ft gain

  • Scramble up Cervidae Peak

    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 t...

    3.1 miles 2000 ft gain

  • Explore Kuna Caves, Idaho

    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 t...

  • 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 dee...

  • Explore the South Fork of the Boise River

    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 o...

  • Mountain Bike to the Petroglyphs at Wees Bar

    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 gli...

    12.2 miles 1000 ft gain

  • Hike Swan Falls and Wees Bar Petroglyphs

    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 acr...

    12 miles 839 ft gain

  • Explore Jump Creek Falls

    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 ...

  • Relax at Big and Little Trinity Lakes

    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 ...

    6 miles 300 ft gain

  • Snowshoe to Skyline Yurt

    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...

    5 miles 650 ft gain

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