Single-track enthusiasts don’t have to go far to enjoy more than 100 miles of trails right out Boise’s doorstep. The Boise Foothills provide routes for beginners to advanced riders and depending on the weather, riding can go on year round. Stop at any of Boise’s mountain biking shops, such as Idaho Mountain Touring, for more information.
Bogus Basin Mountain Recreation Area is laced with mountain bike trails between 6,000 and 7,000 feet in elevation with beautiful views of the city. If that’s not enough, logging roads throughout the Boise National Forest provide enough gravel and dirt to ride on for the whole summer.
If mountain bikers need a lift, Sun Valley Sun Valley and Brundage Mountain Brundage Mountain) at McCall provide lift-service. Bogus Basin usually sponsors a few mountain bike events during the summer. Those willing to drive three hours have a whole system of bike trails around Sun Valley and all the way to Galena Lodge.