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I ski all over and I love small ski areas. Bogus is a great family ski area with fun runs for the... read more

Reviewed October 1, 2018
Macy D
Winter or Summer A Great Place to Explore

If you are an outdoor enthusiast Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has year round options to... read more

Reviewed September 26, 2018
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Reviewed October 1, 2018

I ski all over and I love small ski areas. Bogus is a great family ski area with fun runs for the whole family. Families bring their own food and no body gives you any trouble.More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2018

Macy, thank you very much for your review. We really appreciate it and love to hear about your time skiing at Bogus Basin! The ski and snowboard community up here at Bogus Basin is so friendly and it's an awesome culture to be apart of....More

Reviewed September 26, 2018

If you are an outdoor enthusiast Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area has year round options to offer. Alpine or Nordic Skiing and snowshoeing are affordable winter options. Hiking, biking or live concerts fill the summer and fall seasons. A great place to watch the stars...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2018

If you like hiking and nature, this is an excellent place for you. Even the easy trails can be challenging. Indications to the trails are usually clear - maps at the entrance can guide you - and the trails are well-maintained. Just be careful with...More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinatior at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded September 17, 2018

Thank you very much for your review. Our favorite hike is up to Shafer Butte! Especially with clear bluebird days, you're able to see so many mountain tops looking in a 360-degree view. It's breathtaking. We hope to see you up here again soon!

Reviewed August 6, 2018

Bogus has been one of our favorite destinations for many years. My husband skied there as one of the "Mighty Mites" sixty years ago, and his dad skied there into his 90s. We used to do hillclimb races for 25 years. I took a friend...More

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Austin S, Manager at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded August 9, 2018

Kitty, Thank you for taking the time to come up to Bogus Basin this summer. As you noticed, we are in the midst of some exciting projects on the mountain, requiring that we ask guests to temporarily “pardon our construction.” The work you’re seeing is...More

Reviewed July 25, 2018 via mobile

Great food and hikes, live music on the patio. Great activity while in Boise. Kind of a tedious drive e but worth itMore

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 30, 2018

Hi John, thank you very much for the review! We're glad you were able to make it up to Bogus Basin and had a great time hiking and enjoying some food on the patio with live music. We hope to see you back up here...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018 via mobile

Great place for families or friends. The ski lift is open for hikers. There is a slide for tubers, a mountain coaster, a bungee trampoline for the kids, and a lot of good trails for hiking or cycling. There is also an outdoor restaurant with...More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Hi Lisa, thank you so much for your response! Our goal is to provide fun for anyone up here and naming off everything on your list sure shows what we are offering. Thank you for coming up to Bogus Basin and we're glad you had...More

Reviewed July 22, 2018

The difference between the summer activities available last year and this year is significant. We enjoyed a trip to the mountain where we enjoyed riding the mountain coaster, the scenic chair lift and eating a picnic on the patio while we listened to a band...More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 23, 2018

Thank you very much for your response! We're glad you had fun and were able to make it up to a Music on the Mountain to hear some free live music! Thank you for making it up to Bogus Basin and we will see you...More

Reviewed July 21, 2018

We did coaster and rode the lift up and hiked around. Great views and saw a bobcat on the was out. Windy drive up but not crowded at all on the top. Did not bike, but tons of mountain bikers riding the hill.More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 31, 2018

Good Morning, thank you very much for your review! We really appreciate it and we are very glad you were able to try out some of our activities. The coaster and scenic chairlift are very fun! Thanks again and we hope to see you up...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Bogus Basin is a fantastic ski resort in the winter and just about an "average" recreation area in the summer. We went as a family, with my 4 year old grandchild. We enjoyed the Glade Runner the most and also the Bungee Trampoline. The Scenic...More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for coming up to Bogus Basin to try our new summer activities. We are pleased that our summer operations have expanded to seven-days-a-week for the first time, and we will continue to add new activities that appeal to different interests. As we build...More

Reviewed July 9, 2018

Went with friends to ride the mountain coaster. With the ability to control the speed, this was not too scary for a bunch of less-than-daring sixty and seventy year olds! Would do it again, especially as a way to entertain out of town visitors. Our...More

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Luke T, Marketing Coordinator at Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, responded to this reviewResponded July 13, 2018

Thank you for coming up to Bogus Basin. We're glad you had fun on the coaster. As being a Non-profit organization, we try to be very affordable. Our Mountain Coaster charge is lower than other Resorts in the West. Bogus Basin also does offer no...More

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Citizenk24
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Response from 105M | Reviewed this property |
Yes! The have a Tube Park. It looks fun. We did not try it.
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Response from DebbyD747 | Reviewed this property |
I drove, but it is a very curvy, winding road all the way up. I can't see anyone driving it over the speed limit, especially with snow conditions.
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Bogus does not have artificial snow making capability so if it gets warm enough to melt down to the dirt the resort will close. However, this being Idaho, the weather can change drastically on short notice. Many times in... More
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