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Aside from the Boise River and the Boise River Greenbelt, there is a treasure that the Ridge to Rivers Partnership bestows area residents and visitors alike. The Ridge to Rivers Partnership consists of the City of Boise, Ada County, and the Bureau of Land Management Four Rivers Field Office, Boise National Forest, and the Department of Idaho Fish and Game collectively with the goal of preserving and necessary maintenance of the trails. The Ridge to River Trail System could easily be described as the epitome of opportunity for area exploration within the Boise Foothills region. As adventurers tour the trails, it becomes valuable to reserve time to pause and marvel at the gorgeous mountain views and truly stunning scenery as the trails meander across

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Idaho winters may be a bit cold for some. Despite a season of wintry white snow, one of the many reasons why Boise is such a great place to call home is the four seasons it experiences. These distinct four seasons delightfully complement an array of year-round outdoor activity opportunities from snowy slopes to summer splashes; the Gem State has a splendid way of balancing the vast myriad of open-air recreational possibilities that arise from all four seasons. So the snow has past and its warming up outside and now is a great time to start considering how you want to enjoy your summer months. You may consider planning ahead and be prepared for the hot summer days in the Boise area, as there are so many different fun and relaxing things to do to help

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         The city of Boise tops the charts when it comes to desirability with strengths ranging from affordable housing, cost of living, quality of life, as well as a balanced array of recreational activity opportunities. One local attraction, in particular, begs the attention of all Boise residents and visitors alike. The Boise River Greenbelt is an ideal destination for all to enjoy, with over 25 miles of a pathway that meanders graciously through the heart of the city and is nestled alongside the beautiful Boise River waters. Stretching from the city of Boise across to portions of the neighboring Garden City and then making its way over to the city of Eagle, the Boise River Greenbelt sits as the center attraction to several cities. The

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There are a few features that define Idaho’s capital of Boise. First, it is the seat of government and a lot of the state’s politics go on in the city. Second, it is the largest city in Idaho when it comes to population by a large margin and two of the other largest cities in the state are right next door to Boise and, to an outside observer, might look they are even part of the city of Boise (Though the residents of Boise, Meridian, or Nampa would set you right immediately if you told them this). But really, this is not enough to get a good picture of what Boise is or what the city is good for. You would need to spend a lot of time in Boise to really figure the city out and come to actually know it. I would like to set you on the path to

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          When it comes to populated cities in the borders of Idaho there is one that stands out from the rest. As the capital of Idaho, Boise is a very important city. However, many capital cities across the United States (And even in some countries) are not the most important city when it comes to the economy or the largest city when it comes to population. Just look at the capital of the United States. New York City is the economic center of the country with its banks and stock market, but Washington D.C. is our permanent capital. What makes Boise so special then, to be both the capital of the state and the most populous as well? That is the question, of course, but I think I can do something to shed some light on why Boise is such a

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As the largest city in the Gem State, Boise, Idaho is one of the most wonderful places to be! The capital of one of the most beautiful states in the country is full of wonderful people, gorgeous places to visit, and the best entertainment in the state. In fact, Boise is one of the fastest-growing cities in the entire country. When you take into consideration the various cities surrounding Boise, the whole area is astonishing with how rapidly it is growing. Everywhere you go you will find plenty of the things that are sure to help you have a great time. Those who live in Boise and in the surrounding cities love living there, and they will be sure to tell you of all the beauty and great things that are easily accessible in the big city! Give this

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The city of Boise has been dedicated to the environment and keeping the city as clean as possible. There are many programs and ordinances in place in the city that are designed specifically to protect the water and air from pollution, to keep it as safe as possible for the residents of Boise. The waste management program of the city is no different. There’s a lot to remember, especially for the residents who are asked to participate, but the program is amazing and doing a great job of keeping the environment of Boise clean. All guidelines for Boise residents on what should be included in each different trash cart can be found on curbit.cityofboise.org, but this article should help make things clear for you as well in case you are confused, or just

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Every celebrity seems to have their own spot that they love to go in order to take a break from the world. It can often be pretty surprising just what a particular celebrity’s vacation place of choice is. For those who are familiar with the area, it's not hard to see why a celebrity who has enough money to spend their time anywhere in the world would want to spend such a large amount of time in an Idaho city like Boise. That's the thing, this is just where famous actor Matt Damon surprisingly decides to visit and fairly often.

What is it that brings this Academy Award Winner to this area of the United States? He could go anywhere, so what is it that is so special about Boise? Well, his frequent trips to the city began back in 2002 when a special

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If Idaho has a heart, it is Boise. Of course, since Boise is the capital of the state that might be a little obvious to you, but it is the heart of Idaho for other reasons as well. Idaho is an incredible state and Boise is an incredible city to compliment it. But what makes Boise special? What is it about the city that has made it so populous in a state that is otherwise somewhat barren? Sure, Idaho has a lot of people in it, but they are spread out and do not add up to more than most of the other states in our great country. Again, the fact that Boise is the capital of Idaho has done a lot of help it grow but there are other things about Boise that make it a wonderful city and a great place to live or visit. While the many residents of Boise might

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The Gem State’s largest city is popular for so many different things, and there is no shortage of great entertainment to be found there. No matter what outdoor or indoor activities you enjoy, you are bound to find something for you in Boise! If you are spending time in the area and you have a particular passion for good music, you are in luck! There are so many amazing places to go and enjoy great music, and there are some fantastically talented local artists that you will have the pleasure of hearing if you know where to go!

During the warmer months that the state is praised for, the Idaho Botanical Garden is one of the greatest places in Boise to go and have a great outdoor concert experience! During the summer season, The Botanical Garden has

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