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Boise River

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Ranked #147 of 351 attractions in Idaho
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- Aug 6, 2014
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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
10 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014 via mobile

I can't count how many times my family and I have done this float. It's easily two or three times a month during the summer. It's not adrenaline-filled whitewater, it's just a relaxing River float.

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Denver, Colorado
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6 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 23, 2014

First time tubing down a river, and it was quite the experience. Drove up to Barber Park (have to pay $6 to park a car there or shuttle up from Ann Morrison Park for $3/person) where you can rent rafts, tubes, paddles, life vests, etc. $12 for a 1-person tube. They also have air pumps to fill your own tubes.... More

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 3, 2013

Get a tube, grab your friends, snag a ride out of town and hit the river! Locals will advise best spots to get in and out of the water. You can use one of the local rafting companies or go on your own. Free tube fill stations in the park where we went in. A lovely relaxing way to spend... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2013

We've visited family in Boise last 2 summers and floating the river has been one of our favorite activities. We've rented rafts and tubes from Epley's and have been very pleased with the equipment. The river itself is relatively fast with 3 minor rapids and you do have to watch out for low branches around several corners. The water is... More

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MERIDIAN
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10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2013

My older teen daughter and I floated the Boise River from Barber Park to Ann Morrison Park. There are several sections where the water drops just a bit or moves more quickly. We got splashed once because we purposefully aimed for a rough patch. There are several places where the water is shallow. You do need to pay attention and... More

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