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Boise River Greenbelt, Boise
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A lush greenspace, Boise River Greenbelt stretches over 32 km (20 mi). This once-neglected space was once used for dumping trash. In the 1960s, the city began transforming it for recreation. The greenbelt now stretches from Lucky Peak Dam to just past Eagle Road. Its trails are used for leisure by cyclists, joggers, and walkers. It's also an alternative commuter trail. Much of the trail is paved, but cars are prohibited. The tree-lined greenbelt winds through numerous riverside parks, communities, and wildlife habitats, as well as past landmarks, such as the Anne Frank and Human Rights Memorial. Add Boise River Greenbelt to your Boise travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Boise trip generator.
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  • Super recommended, to walk or bike a very pleasant experience. The tranquility of the nature at its finest. If you visit Boise does not miss it.
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  • Fall is beartiful on the Greenbelt. The two new additions of the fabulous Greenbelt extension from Ann Morrison to Crab Shack and the Esther Simplot park are fabulous. Now please complete the section ...  more »
  • This greenway/greenbelt (don't really know the difference) extends for more than 20 miles and follows the Boise River through the heart of Boise. Most of it is paved. It is open from sunrise to sunset...  more »