Urban Trails Boise

Urban Trails Boise

City Parks * Foothills * Reserves

Lana Weber


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Written by Boise resident and longtime professional trail advocate Lana Weber, Urban Trails: Boise covers more than 30 routes, and includes fascinating sidebars on local history, fauna, and flora. The guide highlights trails that are easily accessible and close to the downtown core, while still offering challenging outings, including within one of Boise’s best features—its foothills reserves where almost 200 miles of trails offer seemingly endless opportunities to run, hike, or mountain bike.

This accessible guidebook includes:

  • Detailed trailhead directions and route descriptions
  • Amenities for each destination includes tips on restrooms, picnic facilities, playgrounds, and more
  • Trailhead distance, high point, and amenities
  • Info for families with kids, dog owners, bikers, and winter trail users
  • Indicates trail suitability for walkers, hikers, and runners


Lana Weber:
Lana Weber is a Boise native, a graduate of the University of Idaho, and a community engagement coordinator for the Idaho Conservation League. An avid trail user, river runner, and lover of the wild Idaho desert, Lana leads monthly hikes for the public, has sat on Boise’s Ridge to Rivers trail planning committee, and is a past board member for the Idaho Trails Association.