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Idaho whitewater, Boise River - South Fork

Elmore county, Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge section whitewater kayaking, rafting, and paddling information.

 

CLASS III-IV     16 miles
  The starting point is not too far from Mountain Home, as you can see on the road map further down. The nature scenery of Idaho and the cool fresh water make the trip here worthwhile. The campgrounds here at Boise River - South Fork are pretty good. Getting some good exercise and just being out on the river for a while are great reasons to come. You can enjoy this stretch more if you take your time, so why not pack your camping stuff too.
    The nearby hotels are a bit away from the river, but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. The Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge section is one of many paddling sections in this river system. Some
people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way this area has a large number of paddling spots. The average Idaho whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be harder to run than those in other states, so keep in mind that rivers here are not as easy as elsewhere. The Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge stretch of Boise River - South Fork is 16 miles long and is rated by American Whitewater as a class III-IV section.

Briefly
 
about the general area:
Timber Gulch is a great site to take a look at right next door to Boise River - South Fork, and the beauty of mother nature reveals herself at Tommy Field Spring. Around Boise River - South Fork you donít get a lot of precipitation. Through the month of November you get the most rain around here, and the driest month of the year is July. For the duration of the warm days of summer at Boise River - South Fork temperatures are mostly in the 80's while overnight lows are mostly in the 50's. Highs during the wintertime are commonly in the 30's with winter lows in the 10's overnight here at Boise River - South Fork.

Boise River - South Fork, Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge road map
Printable road map with the put-in and take-out locations clearly marked.

   

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OUTDOORS
These outdoors activities are available near Boise River - South Fork.
 Whitewater Near Boise River - South Fork:
Boise River - South Fork, Elmore County, 7 miles away
      Class III-IV - 16 miles long (Danskin Bridge to Neal Bridge)
Sheep Creek, Boise County, 11 miles away
      Class III-IV - 0.5 miles long (Last half mile before Middle Fork Boise River)
Boise River, Elmore County, 12 miles away
      Class II - 9 miles long (Troutdale Campground to Badger Creek Campground)
Boise River, Boise/ Elmore County, 12 miles away
      Class I-III - 10 miles long (Troutdale to Willow Creek Campground)
Boise River - South Fork, Elmore County, 15 miles away
      Class I-II - 10 miles long (Anderson Ranch Dam to Danskin Bridge)
Boise River - North Fork, Boise/ Elmore County, 17 miles away
      Class III-IV - 12 miles long (Barber Flat to confluence with Boise River at Troutdale)
Whitewater Outfitter - Idakay Ventures Company, Elmore County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Mores Creek, Boise County, 23 miles away
      Class II-III - 13 miles long (Big Gulch to Robie Creek)
Grimes Creek, Boise County, 27 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (4 miles upstream of Highway 21 to MoReservoir Creek confluence)
 Ski Areas Near Boise River - South Fork:
Bogus Basin, Idaho , 35 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 56 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
Tamarack, Idaho , 69 miles away, 2800 foot drop, 8 lifts, 42 runs
Brundage Mountain, Idaho , 84 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 5 lifts, 46 runs
Sun Valley, Idaho , 87 miles away, 3400 foot drop, 19 lifts, 75 runs
 Marinas Near Boise River - South Fork:
Fall Creek Resort and Marina, Mountain Home , 10 miles away
 Hotels Near Boise River - South Fork:
BEST WESTERN Foothills Inn, Mountain Home , 17 miles away
Hampton Inn - Suites Mountain Home, Mountain Home , 17 miles away
BEST WESTERN Northwest Lodge, Boise , 35 miles away
SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter, Boise , 37 miles away
Holiday Inn Express BOISE-UNIVERSITY AREA, Boise , 38 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Boise River - South Fork:
Rattlesnake Campground, Elmore County, 6 miles away
Tipton Flat Campground, Elmore County, 7 miles away
Granite Spring Campground, Elmore County, 8 miles away
 Trails Near Boise River - South Fork:
Devils Creek Trail, Elmore , 16 miles away
Roaring River Trail, Elmore , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Boise River - South Fork:
Hagerman Fossil Beds National Monument, Hagerman - ID , 62 miles away
Lucky Peak State Park, Idaho , 26 miles away
Bruneau Dunes State Park, Idaho , 29 miles away
Three Island Crossing State Park, Idaho , 35 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Boise River - South Fork:
Mountain Home Golf Course, Mountain Home , 17 miles away
Silver Sage Golf Course, Mountain Home , 17 miles away
 Lakes Near Boise River - South Fork
Lamberton Reservoir, Elmore , 15 miles away
Anderson Ranch Reservoir, Elmore , 15 miles away

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