Ridge to Rivers is a partnership focused on restoring and maintaining the trail system in the Boise Foothills. Their efforts prevent erosion and widening of trails, thus ensuring continued public access to these scenic areas. You can assist in the success of the Ridge to Rivers projects by joining in the planting of bitterbrush and sage seedlings on March 5.
The City of Boise, Ada County, Four Rivers BLM Field Office, the Boise National Forest and Idaho Fish and Game Department work together combining their limited resources and expertise to fulfill the goals of the Ridge to Rivers Partnership. Since its establishment in 1992, Ridge to Rivers has improved the conditions in the Boise Foothills by rerouting some trails, restoring native plants such as sage and bitterbrush, and marking existing trails for specific use.
Support the Ridge to Rivers efforts to prevent damage to the foothills while maintaining public availability. Your involvement can help. Volunteers are still needed for the planting project on March 5. Register to participate at REI Boise.
For trail maps, foothills etiquette, trail conditions and accessibility, and other information about the Boise Foothills restoration efforts, visit the Ridge to Rivers website.
Find more ways you can make a difference in the Boise Foothills HERE.
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