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Fun river float, nice scenery!

My wife and I floated down the Boise River this past August. The scenery was amazing, the people... read more

Reviewed 29 October 2015
BD R
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Minnesota
Relaxing River Float on a hot day

My wife and I took to the waters on a hot August day. We rented an inflatable kayak and floated... read more

Reviewed 8 October 2015
Michael S
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Des Moines, Iowa
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Oct 28, 2015
“Fun river float, nice scenery!”
Oct 8, 2015
“Relaxing River Float on a hot day”
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Reviewed 29 October 2015

My wife and I floated down the Boise River this past August. The scenery was amazing, the people were friendly, and it was a great time!!

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank BD R
Reviewed 8 October 2015

My wife and I took to the waters on a hot August day. We rented an inflatable kayak and floated the river. It was an enjoyable float. If you rent a kayak, make sure you know how to maneuver the boat... there will likely be...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank Michael S
Reviewed 31 August 2015

Floating the Boise River is a great way to spend a lazy Saturday. It was $6 to park at Barber Park where you get all set up to hop in the river. They provide free access to compression pumps to inflate your rafts and/or tubes,...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank SabrinaBabe
Reviewed 12 August 2015

I'm a foreign currently living in Idaho...and I have to say, I had a lot of fun floating this river! It's so nice in the summer time...relaxing and at the same time you have that "bit" of adrenaline. I highly recommend anyone to do it....More

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank Diego S
Reviewed 6 August 2014

I can't count how many times my family and I have done this float. It's easily two or three times a month during the summer. It's not adrenaline-filled whitewater, it's just a relaxing River float.

Date of experience: August 2014
Thank CRFjockey
Reviewed 23 July 2014

First time tubing down a river, and it was quite the experience. Drove up to Barber Park (have to pay $6 to park a car there or shuttle up from Ann Morrison Park for $3/person) where you can rent rafts, tubes, paddles, life vests, etc....More

Date of experience: July 2014
2  Thank AnaTomp23
Reviewed 4 August 2013

Get a tube, grab your friends, snag a ride out of town and hit the river! Locals will advise best spots to get in and out of the water. You can use one of the local rafting companies or go on your own. Free tube...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank Mindy P
Reviewed 2 August 2013

We've visited family in Boise last 2 summers and floating the river has been one of our favorite activities. We've rented rafts and tubes from Epley's and have been very pleased with the equipment. The river itself is relatively fast with 3 minor rapids and...More

Date of experience: July 2013
Thank chrisman19
Reviewed 24 July 2013

My older teen daughter and I floated the Boise River from Barber Park to Ann Morrison Park. There are several sections where the water drops just a bit or moves more quickly. We got splashed once because we purposefully aimed for a rough patch. There...More

Date of experience: July 2013
1  Thank 825Sandy
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