Boise, Idaho

Boise, Idaho

Boise is a vibrant and energetic community with friendly faces and a beautiful backdrop. Dining and nightlife, recreation and adventure, and arts and culture are all in the heart of downtown Boise and the surrounding metro area.

First ¬time visitors often comment on Boise's vibrancy, vitality, and energy. With an active arts community and lively downtown filled with shops, restaurants, and night life, Boise is alive with options. The 25-mile Boise River Greenbelt is one of Boise's most beloved parks. The tree-lined pathway follows the river through the heart of the city and provides scenic views, wildlife habitat, and pedestrian access to many of the city's popular riverside parks. The Greenbelt also serves as an alternative transportation route for commuters.

The Old Idaho Penitentiary opened its doors in 1872 to some of the West's most desperate criminals. Today, visitors can experience over 100 years of Idaho's unique prison history with a visit to Solitary Confinement, cell blocks, and the Gallows

The Boise Foothills rise above Idaho's Capitol, providing a postcard backdrop that inspires and soothes the soul. An interconnected network of roads and trails linking not only neighborhoods with public lands, but also connecting people with the natural environment. With over 190 miles of trail, there is something for everyone.

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Boise, ID 83705

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