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Trailblazing and Thrills

Channel Your Wild Side with Treasure Valley's Epic Adventures

1.      Climb up the Black Cliffs

Explore Idaho Black Cliffs for an unforgettable rock-climbing adventure. Nestled amidst ancient volcanic activity, these 49-foot cliffs cater to climbers of every skill level. Overlooking the Boise River below, enjoy the scenery while you scale the cliffs and immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the basalt formations.

2.      Surf The Boise River

Escape the summer heat and dive into excitement at Boise's renowned Whitewater Park! Experience the thrill of surfing the Boise River's steep and fast-flowing currents, offering exhilarating challenges for surfers of all levels. The park has an alternating wave setup. Green Waves and Wave Hole days provide distinct surfing experiences for those seeking a different adventure, stand-up paddleboard, kayak, or boogie board to explore the river's scenic beauty while staying cool.  

3.      Explore The Highest Freestanding Sand Dune in North America

Sandboard down the tallest single-structured dune in North America at a staggering 470 feet — Bruneau Sand Dunes State Park. Located an hour outside Boise, this wonder offers several activities for outdoor enthusiasts. Whether you're a seasoned sandboarder or a first-timer, the dunes provide the playground for thrilling descents and exhilarating rides. After a day of excitement, unwind amidst the serenity of nature with camping opportunities and stargazing under the vast Idaho sky.

4.      Explore Bogus Basins Mountain Activities

The fun does not stop when the snow melts at Bogus Basin. Experience an adrenaline rush riding the Glade Runner, Idaho's only mountain coaster, while twisting and turning through the trees for 4,330 feet. Mountain Bike or hike the scenic trails for a physical challenge and breathtaking view. Want to get your heart racing? Bogus base camp activities such as climbing through the Mineshaft Challenge Course, bungee jumping, rock climbing, and summer tubing are fit for those seeking an adrenaline rush. For those seeking a different challenge, try Bogus's 18-hole Two Deer disc golf course. Bogus Basin is a must-do this summer and offers something for everyone.

5.      Hike to Jump Creek Waterfall

Take a journey through Idaho's landscape with the Jump Creek hike near Boise. This hidden gem invites adventurers to traverse a scenic trail leading to a 50-foot waterfall in a rugged canyon. Cool off from a hot day by dipping in the refreshing pool below.

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