The new pedestrian bridge across the Boise River creates easy access to downtown Boise and parks and lakes on the Boise side of the River.
With numerous ponds within a few minutes' walk, you can swim, splash around with the family, reel in a few fish, or take you kayak out for a paddle.
The Boise River provides a serene backdrop for an evening walk to wind down the day.
With numerous ponds within a few minutes' walk, you can swim, splash around with the family, reel in a few fish, or take you kayak out for a paddle.
Hop on your bike for fresh air and exercise while you head downtown to the farmer's market, Boise State University, or a restaurant on the riverfront.

The Waterfront District is located on the Boise River, only a ten minute bike ride from downtown Boise, boasting a 23 mile bike and hike trail. Live, work, play - all at The Waterfront District.

Enjoying the Greenbelt

Take a stroll along the community greenbelt, located directly off the Waterfront District and extending for 22 miles, while taking in the beautiful views of the river. You can simply observe those enjoying the river or join in on the many activities available.

Riverfront Activities

Beyond enjoying it's beauty, the river is used by outdoor enthusiasts to fish, raft, swim, and kayak. Activities can be found year round with summer being the peak season. Phase 1 of the Boise River Recreation Park was compelted in the spring of 2012. See kaykers at play here. 

Work on Ester Simplot Park, located along the perimeter of the Waterfront District, is scheduled to begin during the summer of 2012.

Community Amenities

The Waterfront District offers a riverside view with greenbelt access and sidewalks for neighborhood walks. A community center features a grassy area with a fire-pit. Future plans include building a gazebo and pool with clubhouse for neighborhood and private gatherings.

The Boise community is a unique setting where city buildings blend into rolling foothills only blocks away from downtown. If exercise is on your list, we can offer everything from hiking and mountain biking to skiing. Hop on the greenbelt and head over to Julia Davis park to see the Boise Art Museum and then cheer on the Boise State Broncos at Bronco Stadium. Whatever your interests, you're sure to have many options.

Shops, Dining and Entertainment

Restaurants are abundant in the lively downtown area, which also features a Farmer's Market April through December and First Thursday events year round. Support Think Boise First by buying from locally owned stores or head over the to mall. A number of theaters offer plays and concerts, including the Idaho Shakespeare Festival, which is known through out the west for it's superb performances. Come join our community and get to know our small city with big personality. 

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