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Boise State Bucket List | Spring Activities!

Spring has sprung in Bronco Nation, as the sun begins to peek out and the flowers begin to bloom. While the end of the school year is upon us, this season opens up some local-favorite activities. From the middle of downtown Boise to the great outdoors, there are endless ways to connect with the community.

Boise State Bucket List | Spring Edition

In this video, Lauren and Olivia take you through their Boise State Bucket List.

✔ Sightseeing

Treefort Ballet Dance Workshop Folklorico Mexico Lindo

Boise Basque District

Cost: Student rate is $6. Museum prices vary. To learn more, visit the Basque Museum site

Directions to Basque District 

Fun Fact: Boise is home to one of the largest Basque communities in the United States. If you didn’t know, Basque Country is a region in Northern Spain. The interactive Basque museum located downtown has endless opportunities to learn more about the rich heritage. Visit “Basque Block” located between Capitol Boulevard and 6th Street on Grove for cultural celebrations, nightlife, and fresh paella dinners on the first Thursday of every month!

Learn more about Basque Studies offered at Boise State


✔ Outdoor RecFly fishing in the Boise River

Fishing

Cost: Daily permits start at $13.50. Prices for licenses may vary. To learn more, visit Idaho Fish and Game

Directions to Boise River 

Springtime is the perfect time to get back out in nature. The Idaho wilderness is famous for great fishing, but there are so many places right here near the city; Ann Morrison Park, Warm Springs, and Lucky Peak Reservoir, to name a few. The Boise River, which runs through campus and downtown, gets stocked with rainbow trout by Idaho Fish and Game. The Backcountry Hunters and Anglers Club to meet others who share the same love of nature!


✔ Entertainment

Musicians performing at Treefort

Treefort Music Fest

Cost: Main Stage tickets start at $50. Prices for passes vary. To learn more, visit Treefort’s site.

Directions to Julia Davis Park 

Are you a lover of music? Treefort Music Festival is a community favorite that welcomes over 500 different artists all over downtown Boise. Treefort isn’t limited to just music either, events feature standup comedians, dancers, filmmakers, and more. And if that variety wasn’t enough, our very own Broncos can be seen showcasing their work. With the Main Stage conveniently located in Julia Davis Park, Boise State’s “backyard”, students are just a quick walk from all the excitement. Taking place over five days, look no further for fun Spring Break plans! Choose between a full week or a day pass to enjoy all the good vibes Treefort has to offer.

Explore our student’s guide for making the most of Treefort


Bronco student life is filled with all kinds of adventure. If you’re beginning your journey to becoming an #OfficialBronco and want to learn more about Student Life at Boise State, explore our website, visit us on campus, and contact us!

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