Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area, Boise

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#3 of 18 in Winter Sports in Idaho
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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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  • We love Bogus Basin! It's my local mountain, as I just moved here in March. Highly recommend taking lessons if you're new to skiing or snowboarding. We went with Ayden for snowboarding and he was... 
    We love Bogus Basin! It's my local mountain, as I just moved here in March. Highly recommend taking lessons if you're new to skiing or snowboarding. We went with Ayden for snowboarding and he was...  more »
  • Visited when only two trails were open, but there were plenty of skiers making the most out of limited snow. The drive there from Boise is awesome!! 
    Visited when only two trails were open, but there were plenty of skiers making the most out of limited snow. The drive there from Boise is awesome!!  more »

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