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Boise National Forest

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Address: 1249 South Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709
Phone Number: 208 373 4100
Activities: Hiking

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Something for every outdoor enthusiast

Encompassing the entire Boise River drainage, Boise National Forest is ideal for outdoors types of all kinds. From fishing mountain lakes and streams and hunting big game and... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed December 2, 2014
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Caldwell, Idaho
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Caldwell, Idaho
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45 reviews 45 reviews
4 attraction reviews
70 helpful votes 70 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 2, 2014

Encompassing the entire Boise River drainage, Boise National Forest is ideal for outdoors types of all kinds. From fishing mountain lakes and streams and hunting big game and small, to nature hikes, abandoned gold mines and mills to hot springs and some of the most breathtaking scenery in Idaho, this forest has it all. The forest is easily accessed from... More 

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Emmett, Idaho
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70 reviews 70 reviews
30 attraction reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 28, 2013

This National Forest is just minutes from Boise and is large enough to offer something for everyone. The landscape has sagebrush in the south with pine trees covering most of the area. It offers lakes and streams for fishing and/or swimming, several campsites throughout, and even mountain bike trails. It's a great area for a picnic or for camping out... More 

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Boise Idaho
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41 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Unbeliveable, what American is known for so quiet hardly ever see other people. Camping/RV, Natural Hot Springs, Gold Panning, Fishing and hunting in season. The sky's and Tree's are so beautiful I always take my camera and look at them again and again. Please go and see it.

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Idaho
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29 reviews 29 reviews
15 attraction reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 28, 2013

Camping, hiking, photography, white water fun - whatever your activity, you will find it in the Boise National Forest - it is lovely!

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Donnelly, Idaho
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69 reviews 69 reviews
25 attraction reviews
39 helpful votes 39 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Close enough for day trips - diverse territory and tons of recreation opportunities.

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