What sport teams does Boise, ID have? What sports activities can you do in Boise?

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)

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– 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.

The Boise River and anything you can do on a river; boat, float, fish, swim, kayaking and paddle boarding.

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.sandy-point-beach

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.

Places for kids like Roaring Springs Water Park and Wahooz Fun Zone

Family Fishing Waters – There are many fishing ponds all over the place.

We have The Boise Green Belt that runs 25 miles along the Boise River and is great for walkers, runners, bikers, and roller blades.  This system runs through many parks and a BMX area.

Youth Sports – There are many places all over the place for Tennis, Baseball, Basketball, Volleyball, Hockey, Bowling, Soccer, Karate, BMX , La Cross and there are a few Frisbee Golf courses around.

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.


*I saw a new activity to do this weekend while riding on the greenbelt. I saw a gentleman Wind Surfing in Quinn’s Pond (aka Clocktower pond).

**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.

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