Boise River Water Trail
Boise River Water Trail Guidebook Now Available
54-pages. Full-color aerial maps with features marked. Waterproof and sized to take with you.
The Boise River can be boated from Lucky Peak Dam all the way to the Snake River, and every reach has something to offer the well-prepared boater.
BREN published the updated and improved Boise River Water Trail Guidebook in July 2021. It’s a waterproof booklet with high quality aerial images with river access points, portages, and many features identified. The Guidebook also describes characteristics and notable features of the Boise River including birds, plants, freshwater mammals, fish, geomorphology, and BREN Projects!
Available at Local Stores Now
BREN’s Boise River Water Trail Guidebook is for sale at Idaho River Sports, REI, and AIRE.
Thank you to Guidebook sponsors
Kennedy Wilson, Forsgren Associates and AIRE.
Co-authors Chel and Adam
This excel-based PDF of the Boise River Water Trail Guide was written by Tom “Chel” Chelstrom and updated by Adam Bass in October 2019. It provides a detailed description of the river including access points, portages and special features. Sections of this Guide can be printed or viewed on a mobile device to use as a reference while you visit the river (until you can purchase the new Guidebook).
Get out and enjoy the Boise River.
Guide authors Adam Bass (left) and Tom “Chel” Chelstrom enjoy the Boise River.