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Spence Faye

Boise county, Idaho whitewater outfitter

  The starting location is a short drive from Boise City-Nampa. The beautiful scenery of Idaho and the sparkling of the sunlight on the water are reasons enough to come here and paddle. If you've been out of state whitewater rafting and kayaking you might find the rivers here more demanding, so if you're not from around here don't forget that many of the rivers here are not very forgiving. For all you camping people there are campgrounds nearby.
    Some people prefer whitewater rafting and some kayaking, either way in this general area you'll find lots of paddling spots. There arenít any hotels right nearby but if you're willing to drive a short distance then no problem
but you'd better reserve in advance because these hotels fill up quick. Getting your paddling muscles activated and a chance to spend some time outdoors will make you glad you came.

Briefly about the general area:
Bogus Basin has good slopes and a friendly staff, and you'll probably meet some people from Horseshoe Bend here. While you're here at Spence Faye you can take a hike along the Dry Buck Mountain Trail, and you can have a
great hiking adventure along the Shirts Creek Trail. Lots of fun awaits you along this river. Around Spence Faye you donít get a lot of rain. During November this area sees the most rain while July is the month with the least amount of precipitation. Through the months of summer here at Spence Faye, high temperatures frequently get into the 90's, and through summer nights temperatures are in the 50's. Highs throughout the winter are mostly in the 30's; overnight lows in the 10's for Spence Faye.

Local weather forecast

These outdoors activities are available near Spence Faye.
 Whitewater Near Spence Faye:
Whitewater Outfitter - Cascade Raft & Kayak, Boise County, 4 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Bear Valley River, Boise County, 5 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Payette River, Boise County, 6 miles away
      Class II+(III) - 6 miles long (Beehive Bend to Jet Boat Ramp)
Payette River, Boise County, 6 miles away
      Class II+ - -blank- miles long (Gutter)
Whitewater Outfitter - Cheehaole Ranch, Gem County, 10 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Payette River, Boise County, 10 miles away
      Class III - 7 miles long (Banks to Beehive Bend)
Whitewater Outfitter - Cascade Outfitters, Ada County, 14 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Whitewater Outfitter - Duck Enterprises, Ada County, 16 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
Grimes Creek, Boise County, 17 miles away
      Class II-III - 4 miles long (4 miles upstream of Highway 21 to MoReservoir Creek confluence)
Whitewater Outfitter - Idaho Whitewater Unlimited, Boise County, 18 miles away
      Whitewater outfitter
 Ski Areas Near Spence Faye:
Bogus Basin, Idaho , 10 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 7 lifts, 52 runs
Tamarack, Idaho , 38 miles away, 2800 foot drop, 8 lifts, 42 runs
Brundage Mountain, Idaho , 54 miles away, 1800 foot drop, 5 lifts, 46 runs
Soldier Mountain, Idaho , 97 miles away, 1425 foot drop, 3 lifts, 36 runs
 Marinas Near Spence Faye:
Spring Shores Marina, Meridian , 20 miles away
 Hotels Near Spence Faye:
Red Lion Hotel Boise Downtowne, Boise , 15 miles away
Hyatt Place Boise/Downtown, Boise , 15 miles away
The Modern Hotel, Boise , 15 miles away
Cottonwood Suites Boise Riverside Downtown, Boise , 15 miles away
Safari Inn Downtown, Boise , 15 miles away
 Campgrounds Near Spence Faye:
Montour Wildlife Management Area, Horseshoe Bend, 9 miles away
Banks Campground, Boise County, 10 miles away
Shafer Butte, Boise, 10 miles away
 Trails Near Spence Faye:
Shirts Creek Trail, Gem , 13 miles away
Dry Buck Mountain Trail, Valley , 13 miles away
Hulls Gulch Nature Trail, Ada , 14 miles away
Big Eddy Trail, Valley , 15 miles away
Recompense Trail, Gem , 17 miles away
 Public Lands Near Spence Faye:
Eagle Island State Park, Idaho , 18 miles away
Lucky Peak State Park, Idaho , 21 miles away
Boise National Forest, Idaho , 28 miles away
 Golf Courses Near Spence Faye:
Shadow Valley Golf Course, Boise , 11 miles away
Quail Hollow Golf Club, Boise , 13 miles away
Pierce Park Greens, Boise , 13 miles away
 Lakes Near Spence Faye
Mud Lake, Boise , 12 miles away

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