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Outdoor activities semi-close to Boise: Hiking
March 29, 2022

There are several trails that may be perfect for your family or date night hike in or near Boise! Camel’s Back Park serves as an excellent starting point for exploring many trailheads in Boise. Camel’s Back has easier hikes for families of all ages and abilities.

A few close hiking trails also include:

  • Central Ridge Trail, Military Reserve
  • Table Rock Trail
  • Harrison Hollow Trail, Hillside to Hollow Reserve
  • Stack Rock Trail, Boise National Forest
  • Around the Mountain Trail, Shafer Butte Area

Ridge to Rivers is a trail system in the Boise Foothills that expands over 190 miles. It is considered to be the Treasure Valleys guide to the best hiking trails, biking loops, and paths for easy-going scenic walks. Ridge to rivers also has an interactive map that makes it easy to scout where you want your next hike to be. Please visit the Ridge to Rivers website at for more information on hiking trails and general trail etiquette. 

AllTrails is a website that makes it possible to search over 200,000 trails with maps, detailed reviews, general trail info, and photos posted by many adventure seekers just like you! Please visit to explore the 130 scenic trails in the Boise area. There are roughly 33 easy hiking trails in Boise that are kid friendly!

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