Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Boise

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#3 of 10 in Winter Sports in Idaho
Opened in 1942, Bogus Basin offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 165 acres for night skiing; seven lifts and two people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. The Nordic Center offers 37 kilometers of groomed trail for alpine recreation. Bogus Basin is located 16.5 miles north of Boise, Idaho and operates under a special use permit on the Boise National Forest under the USDA.
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  • August 9, 2017
    What can I say? I learned to ski at Bogus. I have skiied here more than any other place in the world. I can hitch hike up here, it has the most affordable season pass price in the country, and it some...  more »
  • August 3, 2017
    Took my son and his friends up mountain biking last weekend. They had a ball riding the flow trails! Bogus has done a great job making mountain biking fun close to town. Even the double black G19 was ...  more »
  • July 12, 2017
    Bogus Basin Ski area is a great place to ski. It's an easy 30 minute drive up the mountain from downtown Boise. The ski hills are great for beginners up to experienced skiers. The lodge is a great pla...  more »

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