The 25-mile Boise River Greenbelt is one of Boise's most beloved parks. The tree-lined pathway follows the river through the heart of the city and provides scenic views, wildlife habitat and pedestrian access to many of the city's popular riverside parks.
Boise National Forest is a National Forest covering 2,203,703 acres (8,918.07 km 2) of the U.S. state of Idaho. Created on July 1, 1908, from part of Sawtooth National Forest, it is managed by the U.S. Forest Service as five units: the Cascade, Emmett, Idaho City, Lowman, and Mountain Home ranger districts.
Brundage Mountain Ski Resort is located high in the mountains of Central Idaho near McCall and is blessed with over 320 base area inches of annual snowfall. Brundage Mountain Ski Resort is located high in the mountains of Central Idaho near McCall and is blessed with over 320 base area inches of annual snowfall.
The Clark Fork, or the Clark Fork of the Columbia River, is a river in the U.S. states of Montana and Idaho, approximately 310 miles (500 km) long. The largest river by volume in Montana, it drains an extensive region of the Rocky Mountains in western Montana and northern Idaho in the watershed of the Columbia River.
Clearwater National Forest with headquarters on the Nez Perce Reservation at Kamiah is located in North Central Idaho in the northwestern United States. The forest is bounded on the east by the state of Montana, on the north by the Idaho Panhandle National Forest, and on the south and west by the Nez Perce National Forest and Palouse Prairie.
Craters of the Moon National Monument and Preserve is a U.S. National Monument and national preserve in the Snake River Plain in central Idaho. It is along US 20 (concurrent with US 93 and US 26), between the small towns of Arco and Carey, at an average elevation of 5,900 feet (1,800 m) above sea level.
Farragut State Park was the former site of Farragut Naval Training Station, a major training base of the U.S. Navy during World War II. The base was named after David Farragut, the first admiral in the U.S. Navy, the leading naval officer during the Civil War.
Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness The Frank Church—River of No Return Wilderness Area is a protected wilderness area in Idaho. It was created in 1980 by the United States Congress and renamed in 1984 as the Frank Church-River of No Return Wilderness Area in honor of U.S. Senator Frank Church.
It's the park's most famous fossil but we have fossil evidence of over two hundred different species. From saber-toothed cat, mastodon, bear, camel, and ground sloth, to much smaller animals like rodents and frogs, the scientific study of Pliocene fossils is the key to Hagerman.
Become a Friend of Harriman State Park, a citizen support group, which serves as a fund raising and volunteer partner for Harriman State Park. FHSP works in cooperation with the park to enhance and preserve the park's natural and cultural resources and visitor experience.FSHP is a project-driven group.
Heyburn State Park is the oldest state park in the Pacific Northwest, created by an act of Congress in 1908. Heyburn includes approximately 5,800 acres of land and 2,300 acres of water. Much of the early construction was performed by Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in the 1930s.
Garden Admission. Members: FREE Adults: $7 Seniors: $5 Youth 5-12: $5 Children 4 and under: FREE. Admission for Great Garden Escape Concert Nights (Most Thursdays starting at 5:30 pm): $7 IBG Member $10 Non-Member $6 Youth (ages 5-12) Children 4 and younger are free.
The Idaho State Capitol in Boise is the home of the government of the state of Idaho. Although Lewiston, Idaho, briefly served as Idaho's capital from the formation of Idaho Territory in 1863, the territorial Legislature moved the capital to Boise on December 24, 1864.
Julia Davis Park is a municipal park in the downtown region of Boise, Idaho. Created in 1907 with a land donation from Thomas Jefferson Davis, it is the first park in the "String of Pearls", the group of parks operated by the Boise Parks and Recreation Department that are located along the Boise River.
Went skiing with my family at Kelly on 1/21/12 and it was worst skiing experience we have had. There has not been snow all winter and since we finally got some and Kelly has opened up, we decided to go have a fun family day. Boy were we disappointed. We went to Kelly several times last year and it was ok but it seems that things have really changed.
Lake Coeur d'Alene is a dam controlled lake in northern Idaho, in the northwest United States. Its northern end is in the city of Coeur d'Alene. It spans 25 miles in length and ranges from 1 to 3 miles wide with over 109 miles of shoreline. The lake was named after the Coeur d'Alene people.
Lake Pend Oreille ( / p ɒ n d ə ˈ r eɪ /) in the northern Idaho Panhandle is the largest lake in the U.S. state of Idaho and the 38th-largest lake by area in the United States, with a surface area of 148 square miles (380 km 2). It is 43 miles (69 km) long, and 1,150 feet (350 m) deep in some regions, making it the fifth-deepest in the nation.
Lolo Pass, elevation 5,233 feet (1,595 m), is a mountain pass in the western United States, in the Bitterroot Range of the northern Rocky Mountains. It is on the border between the states of Montana and Idaho, approximately 40 miles (65 km) west-southwest of Missoula, Montana.
Getting there: On the way to West Yellowstone on Hwy 20, turn east onto Hwy 47 in Ashton, Idaho and travel for about 15 miles through the Grand Targhee Forest. Lower Mesa Falls is about 0.7 miles before you get to the turn off for Upper Mesa Falls and is worth the stop.
The Payette National Forest is a U.S. National Forest located in central western Idaho, in parts of Valley, Idaho, Adams, and Washington counties. The land area consists of approximately 2.3 million acres (9,300 km 2) of federally managed lands.
The park offers hiking and biking trails, guided walks with park naturalists and evening campfire programs. There are several ways to have a great time while visiting Ponderosa State Park. The park's namesake, the 150-foot-tall ponderosa pine, is the most noticeable species of tree.
Priest Lake State Park lies just 30 miles from the Canadian Border, nestled deep below the crest of the Selkirk Mountains. Surrounded by the natural beauty of Northern Idaho and mile-high mountains, Priest Lake State Park sits along the eastern shores of Priest Lake, a 19-mile long, over 300 foot deep lake.
Offering the Best in Stanley, Idaho Lodging. Redfish Lake Lodge sits at an elevation of 6,550 feet above sea level, where the water is crystal clear and the beaches are sandy. Redfish Lake Lodge thrives on the North shore of the pristine, glacier-carved Redfish Lake.
Located at the edge of Twin Falls, Shoshone Falls is a natural beauty on the Snake River. At 212 feet, the falls are higher than Niagara Falls. The falls offer a unique blend of recreational facilities, including playgrounds, hiking trails, picnic areas, a boat ramp, swimming area, and a scenic overlook.
Stanley Lake Campground is located on the shoreline above beautiful Stanley Lake at the foot of the Sawtooth Mountains. Natural Features: The campground is situated on a hillside above the lake in a thick grove of lodgepole pines, at an elevation of 6,500 feet.
This place is an amazing beautiful part of Boise history. I saw Jim Brickman in concert last night and the whole experience was a real treat for a hopeless romantic like myself. I highly recommend concerts at the Egyptian Theatre because the acoustics are perfect and the atmosphere is icing on a delicious entertainment cake.
Lower Mesa Falls is about 0.7 miles before you get to the turn off for Upper Mesa Falls and is worth the stop. Afterwards, get back on the byway until you reach the turnoff for Upper Mesa Falls, and drive down the winding road until you arrive at the parking area. There is a self-service pay station, and the cost is $5 per vehicle.
The Yellowstone Bear World gift shop is a bear lover’s dream store! Three Bears Gift Shop has been expanded to showcase our “beary” unique gifts, clothing, collectibles, toys, huckleberry products, and more. We have one of the largest selections of bear items in the country.