North of Boise, the Bogus Basin Nordic Center is located 1/2 mile past the Bogus Creek Lodge at the Bogus Basin Ski Resort. There are 32 kilometers of cross country skiing trails ranging from easy to most difficult. The trails are groomed daily during the season. Nordic ski rentals are available as well as Nordic ski school, clinics and race programs.
Directions: Eastbound I-84: take the City Center Exit onto I-184. Take the River Street Exit. Turn left on 15th (heading North). Turn left on Hayes (heading West). Hayes takes a sharp right-hand corner where it becomes Harrison Boulevard (heading North). Go approximately 2 miles and Harrison Boulevard crosses Hill Road and becomes Bogus Basin road. Continue 16 miles up Bogus Basin Road (heading North) to the J.R. Simplot Lodge base area and parking lot. Rental & retail shop, ticket office, daycare, food & beverage and ski school are all located at the J.R. Simplot Lodge area. Continue 1/4-mile past the resort entrance through the main parking lot and past the tubing hill. The Nordic center will be ahead of you, at the Pioneer Road junction.
Overall, Bogus Basin Nordic Center is the 6th most popular cross country ski area of all 43 Nordic ski destinations in Idaho.