Bogus Basin
Boise, Idaho
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Near the capital city of Boise, in the foothills north of town, lies Bogus Basin Mountain Resort. Only 16 miles north of downtown, Bogus is a convenient resort for visitors and locals alike.

With 2600 acres of skiable, snowboardable terrain, there is fun to be had by all ages and skill levels. Fortunately, the fun at Bogus Basin doesn't end when the sun goes down. Bogus has more night skiing terrain, 165 acres, than any other ski area in the northwestern U.S. Which means no matter what your schedule, the lifts at Bogus Basin will most likely be waiting to assist you make some tracks.

The resort also offers two downhill lodges plus one Nordic lodge, equipment rentals, cafeterias, lounges, ski school, and day care.

Ski Packages are available through InIdaho.com which means your next business trip to Boise just got a lot better!
Location information:

General Location: 16.5 miles north of Boise, ID at 30 Bogus Creek Road 83631
Directions: Driving directions to Bogus Basin Mountain Resort from I-84
Eastbound I-84: take City Center Exit
Westbound I-84: take Franklin Road Exit #44
  • Follow I-84 to the River Street Exit
  • Turn left on 15th (heading north)
  • Turn left on Hayes (heading west again).
  • Follow Hayes around a sharp right-hand corner where it becomes Harrison Boulevard heading north Follow 1 mile as Harrison crosses over Hill Road and Harrison becomes Bogus Basin Road.
  • Continue 16 miles up Bogus Basin Road (heading North) to the Bogus Creek Lodge parking lot.
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    Child Care
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    Located in the J.R. Simplot Lodge (lower level), the child care center at Bogus Basin Mountain provides a safe, fun atmosphere for children ages 10 months to 5 years old. Qualified staff members who are trained in CPR and First Aid are always present. All child care employees have passed ISP background checks.

    Current immunization records required Payment is required at time of reservation

    Hot lunch offered for $4/child upon reservation

    No refunds for no-shows Cancellations require 24-hour notice Cancellations inside of 24-hours will be charged a $5 fee

    Nordic
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    The Bogus Basin Nordic Center is located 1/2 mile past the Bogus Creek Lodge. You will see the Nordic parking area as well as the new Frontier Point Nordic Lodge and Trail head. The Nordic Center is open 7 days a week, 10am to 4:30 pm; 9am to 4:30 pm weekends and holidays. The facility boasts 32 kilometers of groomed and skate track skiing as well as the new Frontier Point Nordic Lodge. There you will find more information on Nordic ski school and race programs for skiers ages 5 and up. There are daily group lessons for all ages and abilities in both classic and skate techniques. Call the Nordic Center for complete information at 332-5390. The Nordic Center also has tickets, limited food service, as well as ski and snowshoe rentals.

    Rental & Retail
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    Located next to the Bogus Creek Lodge, Black Diamond Sports has the latest in ski and snow board rental equipment, including high performance demo skis from Salomon and Rossignol The full-service repair shop features a Grind-Rite stone grinder for professionally tuned skis and boards. Don't forget to check out the Black Diamond Sports retail shop for a full line of ski and snowboard accessories and apparel. Open Monday-Friday 9 am-10pm Weekends/Holidays 8 am-10 pm Call for information: (208) 332-5373

    Ski and Board School
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    Skiing and boarding is for all ages, and Bogus Basin is the best place to learn! Our professional instructors teach you the basic skills or improve your skiing/ boarding to a level where you can master the mountain. Whether you are age 3 or 53, our instructors can make sure you have the skills to have more fun on the slopes. Bogus Basin, the mountain, is set up perfectly to help skiers and boarders of all levels feel right at home. Beginners will feel comfortable on the Coach Lift and "Coach's Corner." Intermediates can easily handle the different terrain and conditions on the front and back sides. Visit our office at the Bogus Creek Lodge (located at the lower level) or call us at 332-5340 to become a better skier and have more fun!

    Lift Ticket Pricing
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    Lift Ticket Hours: Bogus Basin full day/night lift tickets are valid from 10 am to 10 pm (MST). Half day/night lift tickets are valid from 1 pm to 10 pm (MST). The Night only lift tickets are good for the hours of 4 pm to 10 pm (MST).
    Multi-Day tickets are available: Buy 3 or more consecutive days, get $10 off each full day/night ticket. No other discounts can apply. Mountain must be in full operation.
    Visa, MasterCard, Discover, Traveler's Checks, Bogus Basin Gift cards and Cash accepted (Do not accept AmEx).

    Mountain Statistics
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    Base Elevation: 5,800 feet Summit Elevation: 7,600 feet Vertical Rise: 1,800 vertical feet Designated Runs: 52 groomed, 22% easiest, 45% more difficult, 33% most difficult Skiable Terrain: 2,600 acres (day) 165 acres (night) Longest Groomed Trail: Paradise 1.5 miles Avg. Snow Fall: 250 inches Lifts: 2 detachable high-speed quads 1 triple/4 double chairs, and a paddle tow

    Hours of Operation
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    Season: Usually mid-November to mid-April depending on snow conditions. Monday - Friday Lift Hours: 10:00 am to 10:00 pm (MST) Saturday & Sunday/Holiday Lift Hours: 9:00 am to 10:00 pm (MST) Please note: On-mountain hours change in the late season, normally at the end of March, please call the Bogus Snow Phone at 208-342-2100 for updated hours of operation in the late season.

    How to get there
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    From Interstate 84: (approx. 20 miles) Eastbound I-84: take City Center Exit Westbound I-84: take Franklin Road Exit #44 1. Follow I-84 to the River Street Exit 2. Turn left on 15th (heading north) 3. Turn left on Hayes (heading west again). 4. Follow Hayes around a sharp right-hand corner where it becomes Harrison Boulevard heading north 5. Follow for 1 mile as Harrison crosses over Hill Road and Harrison becomes Bogus Basin Road. 6. Continue 16 miles up Bogus Basin Road (heading North) to the Bogus Creek Lodge parking lot.

    Stay n Play Ski Packages
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    Stay at a participating Boise-area hotel this winter, and play at Bogus Basin for FREE! (Located 16 miles north of city center) Bogus Basin Mountain is the perfect, affordable winter getaway for all ages. Mention "Stay and Play" when making your reservation at a participating Boise area hotel for special room rates, and to receive a voucher for each overnight guest to buy an Alpine or Nordic lift ticket of equal or lesser value. Buy one alpine lift ticket or Nordic trail pass and get another one FREE! *Second ticket must be of equal or lesser value. *No blackout periods. *One lift ticket voucher per guest, per night of stay in Boise. *Lift tickets valid during time of stay only. *Mention the "Stay and Play" offer when placing reservation. *Split day offer: Single guest purchases a ticket on 1st day, get FREE ticket on 2nd day (within "dates of stay" stamped/marked on the voucher)

    Where to stay
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    Bogus Basin Mountain Resort is located 16 miles north of Boise. There are several different lodging options available, from slopeside condominiums to hotels and bed & breakfasts. No matter where you decide to stay, InIdaho offers ski and stay packages for all of the properties we represent. View lodging options at Bogus Basin In Boise, Idaho: Boise is located just 16 miles south of Bogus Basin. As the largest and capital city of Idaho, Boise offers many lodging options from hotels to bed & breakfasts. Enjoy a stay in historic, downtown Boise or near the Boise Town Square Mall or on the Boise River, wherever you'd like to stay, InIdaho can assist you with your lodging arrangements. View Boise lodging options | Learn more about Boise In Eagle, Idaho: Located just two miles west of Boise, Eagle is a convenient option for lodging when visiting Bogus Basin. View Eagle lodging options | Learn more about Eagle In Star, Idaho: Star is located just 6 miles west of Boise. Nestled in the heart of the Boise Valley in a quiet rural area, Star is a quiet option for your Bogus adventure. View Star lodging options | Learn more about Star In Meridian, Idaho: Located just 12 miles west of Boise, Meridian offers a central location in the Treasure Valley. With all of the amenities needed for a comfortable vacation or business trip, Meridian is a nice option for a place to stay while enjoying Bogus. View Meridian lodging options | Learn more about Meridian

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    By Jillian from San Diego, CA on 12/13/2010
    5  out of 5 
    Product reviewed:  Lift Ticket Pricing
    "The mountain is a 45 minute drive up a very windy road, but it's right at the foothills of Boise so it's a great location. The snow was great, the lifts were plentiful, and everyone at the lodge was very helpful and friendly. A great mountain for snowboarding!"
    Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

    By Terry on 2/25/2009
    5  out of 5 
    "In Idaho for the Special Olympics .Enjoyed our stay and would like to Thank Bogus Basin for their support."
    Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

    By Helene from Gol, Norway on 2/24/2009
    4  out of 5 
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    Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 3  out of 3

    By Svein Erik on 2/24/2009
    5  out of 5 
    Product reviewed:  Lift Ticket Pricing
    "Good"
    Good Value: 3  out of 3 | Met Expectations: 3  out of 3 | Do again? 2  out of 3

    Please note: Reviews are written by travellers who have experienced this product first hand. Reviews are © InIdaho.com
    Snow Report Bogus Snow Report  (updated: Monday, April 28, 2014)
    Closed for the season.
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    Cancellation Policy**:(May vary with special rates, packages & online bookings) Non refundable 

    Minimum Stay: 0
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