How many metropolitan areas do you know that have legitimate lifts and runs within 15 miles of the city? The Bogus Basin Recreation Area is one of them and sees its fair share of bundled up crowds on winter weekends.
- Skiing and Snowboarding
Huge indoor facility with two NHL regulation-size ice rinks, an arcade, restaurants (Blimpies and pizza) and a skating pro shop. Call for public skate times as many figure skating lessons and hockey games are played here throughout the week.
- Ice Skating
Golf Digest awards Ridgecrest a "Four Star" rating and locals often vote it as one of their favorites.
Anglers in the Boise or Sun Valley area from January 1 through October 15 are urged to make the drive to this well known wild trout fishing "hole" . Silver Creek has the highest trout density of any river its size in the U.S.
While Simplot Hill may provide loads of fun during the winter, this downhill slope is also an active destination during the heat of summer. The hill is located below the late J.R. Simplot mansion--which was donated to the state in 2005--long before his death in 2008.
Although this well known town and ski resort is frequented by Hollywood A-listers and many Joe Regulars, it has succeeded in maintaining its frontier vibe and high desert roots. Stoplights are rare and small town charm abounds. Sun Valley's alpine skiing is some of the best in the U.S. thanks to heavy snowfall, abundant sunshine, and low winds. The mountain and town are approximately a 2
- Miscellaneous Fun