Boise Sports and Recreation

Boise Sports and RecreationGet in on all the sports and recreation that Boise has to offer. For the best sports action in town, check out our list and be part of the crowd at a pro game, or get a workout of your own at one of these recreation destinations. You'll get the most out of Boise's sports scene when you use our list as your guide.


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Pro Sports

Boise State Broncos
Catch a star at Boise State University, home to the superstar college Broncos teams. Both the men's and women's teams boast National championships in football and track and field. Enjoy watching the teams play in separate sports with over 300,000 cheering fans attending athletic events each year.

Address: Boise Stadium, 1910 University Drive, Boise, ID 83725 - MAP
Phone: (208) 426-4737

Idaho Stampede
Hoop it up with the Idaho Stampede, a franchise of the NBA's D-League, as they hold court in the CenterLink Arena in Boise. Join thousands of fans along with Rumble the team mascot and the Jazz Girls dance team, and cheer the Stampede on as they bring sports action to the city and excitement to every single game.

Address: Quest Arena, 233 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 331-TIXS (8497)

Boise Hawks
Grab your peanuts and crackerjacks and get in the game at Memorial Stadium as the Boise Hawks present America's pastime. This baseball team is a franchise of Major League Baseball's minor league and have won numerous division and league titles. You won't want to miss the sports action at one of these games, so get your tickets soon and get ready to see them play ball!

Address: Memorial Stadium, 5600 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714 - MAP
Phone: (208) 322-5000


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Hiking, Biking & Trails

Boise River Greenbelt
Luscious greenbelt, towering trees and a hard wood forest line the many recreational pathways that make up the Boise River Greenbelt, one of the city's most beloved parks. Whether biking, strolling, or hiking, the park is the perfect venue for exploration and fun. Bring a picnic, enjoy time with family and friends and commune with nature.

Address: Along The Boise River From Garden City To Lucky Peak State Park - MAP

Bethine Church River Trail
A walk along Boise's Bethine Church River Trail offers views of the 24-acre natural area's riparian plant life, wildlife and streams filled with fish. 1.6 miles of pathway remains unpaved, taking full advantage to offer a tranquil and beautiful recreation environment for walkers and runners.

Address: Boise River Greenbelt, Boise, ID - MAP

Hulls Gulch Reserve
Mountain Bikers at the 8th Street High Loop, located at the Hulls Gulch Reserve in Boise, will have to dig deep to master this trail. The recreational trail's long upper foothills just northeast of downtown demand skill, nerve and conditioning. Complete this ride, and you've earned the right to call yourself a mountain biker.

Address: Hull's Gulch Reserve is located along the 8th Street Extension.


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Mackay Wilderness Trip
Wild recreation adventures await you at Makay Wilderness Trips. Get maximum outdoor thrills with a whitewater rafting trip on the scenic and wild Middle Fork of Salmon River or the Main Salmon River. Your guides have been riding these waters for over thirty years, so get ready for the water adventure of a lifetime.

Address: 602 West Hays Street, Suite 306, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 344-1881

Boise Water Sports
Dive into Boise Water Sports and learn how to scuba dive! The 6,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art center's professional instructors have been teaching Idahoans how to dive for more than twenty-five years. You can sign up for a variety of classes offering lessons in the warm and large indoor pool, purchase gear and join in a dive trip.

Address: 2404 South Orchard Street, Suite 600, Boise, ID 83705 - MAP
Phone: (208) 342-1378

Roaring Springs Water Park
It's splash time at Roaring Springs Water Park in Boise! Family fun abounds at the capital city's largest water park overflowing with acres of water rides, slides and attractions. You can slowly spiral down the Endless River, see how brave you are on the Rattlesnake Rapids or sit pool side in your private cabana.

Address: 400 West Overland Road, Meridian, ID 83642 - MAP
Phone: (208) 884-8842


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Plenty Of Thrills

Mackay Wilderness Trip
The thrill of a lifetime is a paddle away at Mackay Wilderness River Trips, Boise's premier white water rafting company. A typical day on the river starts with first light's cup of hot coffee and breakfast; when midday rolls around pack your gear and you're ready to wrestle the river. After some fun on the river, enjoy lunch, dinner and relaxing around the camp fire! Book it now!

Address: 602 West Hays Street, Suite 306, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 344-1881

Over the Edge
Go ahead jump! Over the Edge is ready to push you over the edge for the free-fall bungee jump of a lifetime. Your thrill, your high, you choose from bridges that range from ninety to one hundred and sixty feet in the air over spots like Snake River. If you're an extreme sports junkie, you won't want to miss this free-falling adventure.

Address: Must Call For Reservations
Phone: (208) 731-1648

Idaho River Sports
Check out "where the road ends and the paddle begins" at Idaho River Sports in Boise. Idahoans know their state has some of the best water for kayaking, canoeing, rafting, stand paddle boarding and other watersports recreation. Stop in to see the folks here, and get the best equipment and inside scoop for your boating experience.

Address: 3100 West Pleasanton Avenue, Boise, ID 83702 - MAP
Phone: (208) 336-4844


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Emerald Lanes
Head over to the "Best Alley in the Valley," Emerald Lanes. Meet the gang out for some Cosmic "Glow" bowling on the finest bowling lanes, complimented by a state-of-the-art lighting and sound system. Hungry and thirsty? Check out the alley's signature Perky's Pizza and a drink at Emerald Lanes' Lane 21 Bar.

Address: 4860 West Emerald Street, Boise, ID 83706 - MAP
Phone: (208) 344-2695

Fastlane Indoor Kart Racing
Satisfy your inner speed-demon at Boise's Fastlane Indoor Kart Racing. These are not your average go-karts but real authentic racing karts. You'll speed around the track at 40 miles a minute with the pedal to the metal for the best indoor kart racing experience available.

Address: 12048 West Franklin Road, Boise, ID 83709 - MAP
Phone: (208) 321-1166

Legends Pub and Grill
Break and call the shots on a pool table at Legends Pub and Grill located in Edwards 21 Cinemas Complex in Boise. Relax with friends while you shoot pool, play darts or get together for the latest Boise State Bronco football games, NFL games on Sunday or other exciting sports events. While you're fueling up on sports action, enjoy food and drinks from the bar.

Address: 7609 West Overland Road, Boise, ID 83709 - MAP
Phone: (208) 377-1819