I find it fascinating that people will travel halfway across the world to see a monument, forest , beach or famous attraction but don't bother to explore their own city or state. Boise and Idaho in general have so many hidden gems ( no pun intended). Stop and think about the amazing lakes, trails and mountains that we have for hiking, biking, fishing and camping... so many gems! If you're not an avid outdoorsman you might be thinking... "that's too much". Idaho has something for everyone and if you enjoy the outdoors but are not the camping or fishing type, the Greenbelt is a must for you. Before you book an International flight check out this great list of spots along the Greenbelt that you should experience compliments of totallyboise 

  • Lucky Peak State ParkThe perfect place for swimming, picnicking, fishing, boating, biking, and more.
  • Barber Park

    Hop on the river and take a float, or stay and play at the park.

  • Quinn’s Pond

    Boise River’s “outdoor gym” where you can rent a paddleboard, take a swim, or layout on the beach.

  • Julia Davis Park

    The city's oldest park, home to Municipal Rose Garden and various outdoor amenities.

  • Willow Lane Athletic Complex

    Featuring several softball fields, a soccer field, playground, and dirt jump park

  • Shoreline Park

    With grassy open areas, picnic benches, and a river overlook.

  • Natatorium Pool

    Voted Boise’s best public pool, offers a 12-foot deep pool, waterslide, and diving area.

  • Warm Springs Golf Course

    An 18-hole championship course shaded by trees and located on the banks of the Boise River.

  • Marianne Williams Park

    The 72-acre site located on the Boise River, with an abundance of beautiful pathways.

  • Quail Hollow Golf Course

    A 7-star golf course, offering a full-length driving range, putting green, and a full service pro shop.

  • Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial

    An educational park inspired by Anne Frank’s faith in humanity.

  • Bown Crossing

    Southeast Boise’s hub for restaurants and retail shops.


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