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Address: 1249 S Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709-1663
Phone Number: 208 373 4100

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We did a 1/2 marathon that started up at the Bogus Basin ski area and ran down through the forest. Just stunning views of the mountains. While the area right around the city is... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 weeks ago
3RedDoxies
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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Fort Lauderdale, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We did a 1/2 marathon that started up at the Bogus Basin ski area and ran down through the forest. Just stunning views of the mountains. While the area right around the city is mostly desert brown, there are tons of pine trees and lots of green up higher in the forest. Very quiet and pretty.

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Boise, Idaho
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131 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 86 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

When they aren't on fire, the trees in Boise National Forest are lovely. Of course, right now we have the Pioneer Fire, the Mile Marker 14 Fire burning at 4600 and 4300 respectively, so the animals have fled and the fire areas are devastated. That said, the forest trails aren't highly groomed, but the forest itself is gorgeous. If you... More 

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Oak Park, Illinois
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2016

Just drive through it. You don't even have to stop. Stunning views of mountains, wildlife, and water! Pictures will not do it justice!

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Thank meganale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 8, 2016 via mobile

I recently drove through the forest as well as did some hiking. This is a beautiful area of Idaho and definitely worth a trip to if you are in the area. Just breathing in the clean air will make you instantly feel relaxed and one with nature!

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Thank Juls B
Boise, Idaho
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 56 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 15, 2015

There's something for every outdoor enthusiast in the BNF and it's all so close to Boise. Grab your tent, hiking boots, binoculars, bike, fishing pole, skis... whatever takes you to your special place and get out there. Please leave the stinky, loud motorized polluters at home or go to the Owyhees.

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Thank icuski2
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 28, 2015

I have camped in the Boise Forest practically all my life. It's so beautiful and the air is fresh and clear. Nothing like going up there while it's snowing and just listening to the ice crystals dance through the bows. Amazing experience.

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Draper, Utah
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 12, 2015

Spent 6 hours driving in the forest and enjoying the trees, nature and old towns scattered along the drive. Great over views in some places, meadows, and of course water therapy from a river. This drive doesn't get better than this, unless I would have been on a motorcycle. The Good: Wonderful views, large trees, and just out in nature... More 

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Sun City Center, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2015

Nothing but trees! A few deer, an elk, some antelope, a chipmunk, wild flowers, a river, rapids, winding roads, some paved, some gravel, some dirt, ghost towns, dilapidated, abandoned ruins. Nineteenth century cemeteries. Other than that, not much to see or do. Just our kind of place. We will be back!

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2015 via mobile

Boise National Forest is a vast area with dense foliage. We camped in the Park Creek Campground which is off the beaten path located 4 miles south of Lowman, Idaho. It was a beautiful spot full of tall Ponderosa Pines and Douglas Fir trees. Great tent camping. Only one other camper in the area. Almost felt like being in the... More 

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Woodland Park, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2015

Ok Idaho was a big shock for me. Took highway 75 then highway 21 through the forest. Very nice views on a motorcycle it is really grand riding the curves. The tree smells were fantastic. We took the Lowman road to Crouch ID camping there. You will be happy you took the back roads. Make sure you have an extra... More 

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