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Boise National Forest

1249 S Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709-1663
+1 208-373-4100
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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
Y6800YAdenniss
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Jacksonville, United States
Stayed a night at Macks Creek Park

Stayed a night at Macks Creek Park right in the Boise National Forest. $10 for a night wasn't bad... read more

Reviewed August 6, 2017
AdRice97
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Portland, Oregon
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1249 S Vinnell Way, Boise, ID 83709-1663
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+1 208-373-4100
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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...!

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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

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Reviewed July 25, 2017 via mobile

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

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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.

Thank Cindi D
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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

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Reviewed January 2, 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

1  Thank breezewing
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Reviewed July 29, 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

Thank 3RedDoxies
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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

1  Thank WhereDoIGoNow
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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!

1  Thank meganale
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Reviewed June 9, 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...More

Thank Juls B
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