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Address: 4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716
Phone Number: (208) 577-4575
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A good, quite day on the river

We had a great time floating down the river except for the fact that I lost my glasses at one point. So if you wear glasses, either wear a pair you can lose, or spent $8 to get a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed August 18, 2015
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Boise, Idaho
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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 18, 2015

We had a great time floating down the river except for the fact that I lost my glasses at one point. So if you wear glasses, either wear a pair you can lose, or spent $8 to get a glasses leash! But besides that, it was a great time floating the down the river, enjoying being outside and watching nature.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

Rented a raft to paddle down the river. It was a beautiful day and as first timers we only encountered a few problems....on a few occasions we seemed to drift to the right and even though we were using the oars, it caused us to almost crash into the over hanging trees. It could have resulted in serious injuries but... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

For an activity for a family reunion we floated down the river. It was a great activity and I brought most my family and the young kids. It is a mild float down the river with a couple of really small drops in the river. I brought a three year old and he was having fun. If you travel with... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

Floating the Boise is a fun and relaxing way to get some sun and enjoy the company of friends and loved ones. If you aren't into floating, take the path that runs on either side of the river and the short walk up to Bown Crossing and have a beer at Bier Thirty or an order of fries at Boise... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

Had a great opportunity while visiting family to float down the river. We had a wide variety of ages in our group; from a 4 yr old, a couple pre-teens, and even a grandpa (a young gpa but still a gpa). The park hosts a rental service for rafts, tubes, and life jackets; realistic prices too. A nice couple of... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Well conceived venue for launching floats down the Boise River, providing pressurized air, launch ramps and rental service for rafts, inner tubes and even shuttle service for floaters. Nice place for picnicking, biking or just kicking back along the river. On busy summer weekends, parking is definitely a problem however.

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San Diego
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

Rent floats and rafts, but watch your time, shuttles are only every hour so if you miss them you have to wait quite a while. Bring waterproof bags or you can buy them

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San Diego, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

Floating the river was our favorite activity on our visit to Boise. We arrived at the rental center as soon as it opened and avoided the crowds floating down (and the parking fee!). We rented a two-pronged kayak since we wanted to stay together and we were told we'd get less wet. Well, we got pretty wet, but it was... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 25, 2015

This is an extremely popular place to have a wedding at. I have been in two weddings here and the views are priceless. It is perfect for a summer, spring, winter or fall wedding. This is also the place you can float the river at. Transportation is available from Ann Morrison Park. Beautiful location.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 4, 2015

Barber Park is a convenient and easy put in for floating the Boise River. Whether you are a longtime local, new to Boise, or just visiting, a float down the river is a must. Rafts and tubes are available for rent at Barber Park and you can carry your floating device directly to the water in about 1 minute. It... More 

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