Free activities to do on your own:
There are so many things to do in and around Boise, that it’s tough to decide where to start. We’ve compiled this list to give you some ideas. As always, make sure you’re practicing proper safety precautions.
Play disc golf at Ann Morrison Park.
Head up to Bogus Basin for some end-of-summer activities.
Go on a hike up to Table Rock, or any of the miles and miles of the Ridge to Rivers trail system nearby. Check out this Ridge to Rivers Interactive Map to plan your course.
Go on a bike ride along the Greenbelt, or even go mountain biking in the foothills. If you don’t have one, you can rent or buy one at the Cycle Learning Center (CLC).
Float the Boise River – start at Barber Park and float all the way to Ann Morrison Park.
Hike up Camel’s Back Park.
Explore the nearby lakes and rivers. Lucky Peak, Snake River, Payette River, Boise River, Quinn’s Pond, Jump Creek Falls, Black Canyon Reservoir to name a few.
MK Nature Center – Take a stroll through StreamWalk right along the Greenbelt. There are some good chances you’ll see some wildlife along with sturgeon.
Anne Frank Memorial – This nearby landmark is the only Anne Frank Memorial in the US. You can visit there yourself or take a virtual tour here.