Boise has many sports teams, but we have not gotten any Pro teams – YET! Boise’s main sport focus is around the Boise State Bronco’s. Here are the teams Boise currently has;
Boise State Broncos – Football, Basketball, Tennis, Volleyball, Wrestling and more….(Mountain West Champions in many sports)
Boise Steelheads – Boise’s hockey team and Kelly Cup Champions!
Idaho Stampede – Boise/Nampa’s Basketball D-league team 07′-08′ Champions
Boise Hawks – Boise’s Minor League Baseball Team
Le Bois Park – Horse racing track
Meridian Speedway – 1/4 mile asphalt oval
Firebird Raceway – Drag Racing
That covers our spectator teams and sports, but what about the sports you want to do? Well, Boise is a great place and provides many options with the great geographic diversity. Here is a list of the activities to can do in or near Boise.
- Boise River Park – Kayaking & Surfing
There are 4 ski resorts with in a 2 hour drive and as close as a 1/2 hour. In addition to the skiing opportunities many of these resorts over warm weather fun such as Mountain Biking and Frisbee Golf etc…
Ridge to Rivers Trail System – There are hiking, biking, walking, motorcycle, ATV and off road trails all over the place.
Southwest Idaho Waters -There are many lakes close by for all those lake activities.
There are golf courses all over the place and each has its own style.
We have places for miniature golf, and go-carts.
Family Fishing Waters – There are many fishing ponds all over the place.
Idaho Ice World – Ice skating and Ice hockey
There are many skate parks and playgrounds scattered throughout the valley.
There are some great places for real rock climbing with in 10 minutes of downtown and lots of places for indoor rock climbing.
If I forgot someones sport I am sorry, if there is a sport, you can most likely do it in Boise. If you have anymore ideas please tells us about it the comments.
**The new Ester Simplot Park they are building right next door to Quinn’s Pond looks like it is going to be an amazing place.