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Here are some links to help you explore many of the opportunities offered in the Boise Foothills.
Ridge to Rivers: The Boise Foothills have 130 miles of trails, enough to satisfy the needs of most every user. Maps are available for purchase and the city of Boise provides an informative web site to keep you updated on trail conditions, etiquette, citizen involvement and suggestions for the best hikes and rides.
The Foothills Learning Center offers environmental education classes for all ages, service-learning opportunities for all abilities and many special events for families.
The Boise Parks and Recreation Department offers various classes and activities in the Foothills.
The Foothills Conservation Advisory Committee makes recommendations to the Boise City Council for permanent protection of natural open spaces.
The Foothills Conservation Advisory Committee publishes an annual report and lists properties conserved by the levy funds.
View a management plan of the Hammer Flat section of the Boise Foothills which is adjacent to the Boise River Wildlife Management Area. The Idaho Department of Fish and Game oversees the area.
Author Steve Stuebner has written a number of books showcasing mountain biking and hiking in the Boise Foothills.