Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Boise

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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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  • Winter or summer, there is always a lot going on at Bogus. The mountain coaster is a must. Sleigh rides to dinner, skiing, tubing, live music, and festivals.  more »
  • First time to visit. Great views! First time to bike. Take the insurance Made it through first course ok Second course = fatigued and now I have road rash but my fault Plan to go again before leaving ...  more »

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