Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Boise

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Ski Area · Nature / Park
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, located 16.5 miles north of downtown Boise, is a short drive from the airport and surrounding communities. Since 1942, Bogus Basin has been offering family-friendly mountain recreation for generations of enthusiasts. The non-profit recreation area offers 2,600 acres of daytime skiable terrain and 165 acres for night skiing and riding; seven lifts and three people-mover carpets; and an 800-foot tubing hill. A hidden gem, the area boasts 91 named runs, an 1800 foot vertical drop, and a Nordic center that offers 37 kilometers of groomed trail for cross-country skiing and snowshoeing. And - you don't want to miss the most spectacular views around.
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  • Such a good deal for ID skiing. We rented equipment. Night ski is a great bargain. There was a blizzard when we went and the fresh powder was so incredible. Nice ski lifts. For more advanced skiers...  more »

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