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Nice Drive.

Did the Drive up to the Boise National Forest. Was really surprised just how many Trees was there... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Jacksonville, United States
Beat the heat up in the woods.

Great views. Mountain bike trails. 15 degrees cooler than boise. 30 minutes from downtown boise... read more

Reviewed July 24, 2017
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Feb 27, 2018
“Nice Drive.”
Jun 3, 2018
“pretty good”
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Reviewed June 3, 2018

passed by the forest on my way to Stanley lake. not too much to see and to do at the time I was around.

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank yuanxiz2016
Reviewed February 27, 2018

Did the Drive up to the Boise National Forest. Was really surprised just how many Trees was there. Driving to and through the mountains you can't really tell just how beautiful the the Boise Forest really is...!

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed August 6, 2017 via mobile

Stayed a night at Macks Creek Park right in the Boise National Forest. $10 for a night wasn't bad at all. Road going in winds through the canyon along the river that is most definitely not a Creek, but docks from the camp site allow...More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank AdRice97
Reviewed July 24, 2017 via mobile

Great views. Mountain bike trails. 15 degrees cooler than boise. 30 minutes from downtown boise is this beautiful forest. Enjoy!

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank GWushington
Reviewed June 23, 2017

Being born and raised in the outskirts of Boise, I frequented the forest regularly when I was a kid. I love being able to go back to the forest to camp and enjoy all it has to offer.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank Cindi D
Reviewed March 16, 2017

Within a half an hour up State Highway 21 lies the Boise National Forest. There are many different areas and places to access. Idaho City, the first town in Idaho with quite a mining town history is on the route. The Boise River is accessible...More

Date of experience: March 2017
1  Thank Joe G
Reviewed January 1, 2017

Awesome views in Winter and spectacular sights to see while cruising thru this National Forest. Don't miss this trip from Horseshoe Bend to Idaho City. River adjacent to road is amazingly beautiful. Just make sure you drive carefully on winding roads, watch for wildlife, especially...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank breezewing
Reviewed July 28, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank 3RedDoxies
Reviewed July 26, 2016

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...More

Date of experience: July 2016
1  Thank WhereDoIGoNow
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!

Date of experience: June 2016
1  Thank meganale
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July 5, 2018|
Response from KenD3 | Reviewed this property |
Once you get into the forest and away from towns, there are no leash laws, except in organized Forest Service campgrounds. There are, however wolves in many areas of the forest so beware with your canines.
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Our drive on HWY 84 through the southwestern edge of this lovely state has been perfect. Great highway system, a tailwind, and higher altitude helped us get the best gas mileage to date. The scenic vistas are not as spectacular as the ones we encountered during our drive through Utah, but interesting none the less. From the Hagerman Fossil Beds to the Snake River and canyon to the distant Boise National Forest, all have kept us busily Googling on our Ipad during the drive. We will be back in...More
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What route are you taking? I'm not familiar with us 20 (we drove eastern Oregon north to south) but I do know us26. That's a nice drive via John Day Fossil Beds NM's but prob longer than us20. And remember, no self service at the Oregon fuel stations.. (unless that has changed). Tet