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Recreation tips for the South Fork Boise River

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range The South Fork of the Boise River is a scenic and popular place to go fishing, camping, and whitewater rafting. It’s got a blue-ribbon rainbow trout fishery, lots of camp sites, and a challenging whitewater canyon.  With a steady stream of new people moving into the greater... Read more »

Range tips for Recreationists

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range Many parts of the Boise National Forest are managed for multiple use. Near Cow Creek summit, west of Mountain Home, Angus cattle graze on mountain slopes. These are known as “rangelands,” which provide nutritious forage for livestock and wildlife.   These are working lands for local ranchers like... Read more »

Anglers co-exist with cattle on the S. Fork Boise River

By Steve StuebnerWriter and ProducerLife on the Range In the spring, local ranchers graze cattle along the South Fork of the Boise River, while early-bird anglers fish and float for trout. “Cattle grazing is one of our multiple use activities on the Boise NF. It’s kind of an awesome mix between what people do for... Read more »

Don't Cramp the Ramp,
Be a Good Boater

Ramps can be a bottleneck for boaters, especially during peak times when lots of people are trying to launch or trailer their boats at the same time. To ensure things go as smoothly as possible, boaters and others can follow these tips to minimize congestion and problems: Be ready to launch when you back down... Read more »