Dec. 29, 2014

Whitewater Park Expanding in 2015

Expansion of the White Water Park near Quinn's Pond and Veteran's will result in a reroute of the greenbelt for the majority of 2015. However, the end result will mean an expanded outdoor playground for white water kayakers, paddle boarders and surfers. While the closing may be inconvenient for the upcoming year, the development will serve the Boise area for decades. 

Aug. 13, 2015

Pro Surfer Takes On Boise’s Whitewater Park

Pro Surfer Alex Gray took on the Boise River this week while visiting family during a 9-month big wave tour. Gray explored a new kind of surfing at Boise's Whitewater Park; luckily, KTVB was there to capture his experience. 

Apr. 6, 2016

Albertson Family Foundation awards $3.5M to whitewater park

by J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation

The J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation announced today a $3.5 million grant to finish the second phase of the Boise River Park, a gift that will further revitalize the whitewater recreation park area in downtown Boise’s West End.

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Sep. 1, 2014

Whitewater, wineries add to Boise vacation value

With easy access to multiple national forests and recreation areas, an extensive Basque community with food and cultural offerings and an impressive urban green space, the city of Boise, Idaho, has a surprising number of experiences to offer the high-energy traveler.
Feb. 7, 2017

Sneak Peek At the Next Big Boise River Wave

Engineers are testing a quarter-scale model of the next big wave planned for the Boise whitewater park. The adjustable wave will be installed downstream from the new Esther Simplot Park. Scott Shipley, President S20 Design and Ralph Budwig, Director, Center for Ecohydraulics Stream Laboratory talk about the design of the second phase.