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Idaho Whitewater Unlimited

Boise county, Idaho whitewater outfitter

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Payette River
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Class I Rapids

The average Idaho whitewater rafting or kayaking river tends to be a bit harder to master than those in other states, so you'd better keep in mind that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. The nature scenery of Idaho and the playfulness of the water have people coming here. There are campgrounds quite near
    the river where you can camp. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem but if you donít have reservations you might end up sleeping in your car. The beauty of the
Salmon River Mountains is a great plus for this river. The put-in is not too far from Boise City-Nampa. Great exercise and just hanging out with mother nature are great attractions for lots of people. No matter if you're whitewater rafting or kayaking around here you'll find a large number of good places.

Briefly about the general area:
While staying at Idaho Whitewater Unlimited you could always explore Garden Valley; since you're
here you will meet lots of folks from close by Banks. And if that's not enough there's plenty more cool things to do in the Salmon River Mountains. The One Spoon Way is a good hiking trail near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited; Boise National Forest is a gorgeous place any time of year. This river is so wonderful. There is a magnificent hiking trail near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited called the Bear Wallow Trail. Summertime at Idaho Whitewater Unlimited comes with high temperatures in the 80's. When the night sets in temperatures sink down into the 40's. The wintertime brings highs down to the 20's; night lows in the 10's for Idaho Whitewater Unlimited.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited.
 Whitewater Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Payette River - South Fork, Boise County, 4 miles away
      Class IV - 4.5 miles long (Deer Creek turnout to Banks)
Payette River - Middle Fork, -blank- County, 9 miles away
      Class II(III) - 4.5 miles long (Hardscrabble Campground to Lightning Creek Bridge)
Payette River, Boise County, 9 miles away
      Class III - 7 miles long (Banks to Beehive Bend)
Payette River - North Fork, Valley/ Boise County, 12 miles away
      Class V - 16 miles long (Smiths Ferry to Banks)
Payette River - South Fork, Boise County, 12 miles away
      Class III+ - 8 miles long (Danskin Station to Alder Creek Bridge)
Payette River, Boise County, 13 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6 miles long (Beehive Bend to Jet Boat Ramp)
Payette River - Middle Fork, Valley County, 14 miles away
      Class IV - 3 miles long (West Fork Bridge to upstream of Trail Creek)
Whitewater Outfitter - Bear Valley River, Boise County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Cascade Raft & Kayak, Boise County, 15 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Payette River - North Fork, Valley County, 16 miles away
      Class II-III - 10 miles long (Cabarton Bridge to Smiths Ferry)
 Ski Areas Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Bogus Basin, Idaho , 19 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Tamarack, Idaho , 30 miles away, 2800 foot drop, 8 lifts, 42 runs
Brundage Mountain, Idaho , 46 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 5 lifts, 46 runs
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 85 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
 Hotels Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Ashley Inn, Cascade , 21 miles away
Courtyard Boise Downtown, Boise , 29 miles away
Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown, Boise , 29 miles away
SpringHill Suites Boise ParkCenter, Boise , 29 miles away
The Grove Hotel, Boise , 29 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Silver Creek Plunge, Garden Valley, 4 miles away
South Fork Payette River, Placerville, 4 miles away
Hot Springs - Boise National Forest, Boise, 5 miles away
 Trails Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
One Spoon Way, Washington , 8 miles away
Bear Wallow Trail, Valley , 8 miles away
Air Line Trail, Boise , 9 miles away
Big Eddy Trail, Valley , 11 miles away
Sixmile Trail, Valley , 11 miles away
 Public Lands Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Boise National Forest, Idaho , 13 miles away
Cascade State Park, Idaho , 21 miles away
Lucky Peak State Park, Idaho , 26 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited:
Terrace Lakes Golf Course, Garden Valley , 2 miles away
Cascade Golf Course, Cascade , 14 miles away
 Lakes Near Idaho Whitewater Unlimited
Mud Lake, Boise , 11 miles away

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