If you have recently moved to the Harris Ranch area of Southeast Boise, or have made any neighborhood in Southeast Boise your home for that matter, then you are probably aware that there are plenty of amazing things to do all around you. Here are a few of our picks for fun places to check out in Southeast Boise.
Idaho Shakespeare Festival
“To be or not to be, that is the question”. This famous quote and many more can be heard from the stage of the Idaho Shakespeare Festival several nights a week in Southeast Boise. It is a wonderful gem for those that live nearby, especially because they also do more modern performances as well so, if you like the theater and not Shakespeare, don’t despair, there is something for you to enjoy.
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One mainstay of Southeast Boise culture that many people find irresistible about this part of Boise is the quick access to the Boise River and the Boise River banks. This means that you can easily enjoy a jaunt along the river, a swim in the cool water and so much more. It is a wonderful place to enjoy an afternoon, and it is right in your backyard!
Hiking/biking trails are a big part of Idaho culture and the Kelton Trailhead is the place to start when you are ready to get out into nature. This Trailhead leads to several loops that are great for exercise and a day out. It is great fun. Some of which unofficially continue on the other side of Highway 21 at the Oregon Trail Reserve.
Idaho Ice World
Skating can be a fun activity and a great way to exercise. Whether it is figure skating, hockey, or just skating for the fun of it, you can do it all at Idaho Ice World. This awesome dual indoor rink is an affordable way to enjoy some time on the ice and includes a skate rental area, arcade and a snack shack.
Simplot Sports Complex
The Simplot Sports Complex is a massive piece of land that offers 20 soccer fields, and 15 softball/baseball fields for local enjoyment. It is a fantastic place if you love sports. Not to mention it is conveniently located on the corner of Gown Road and Federal Way.
What are your favorite things about Southeast Boise? We’d love to hear!