Homes for Sale near Boise Greenbelt

In 1964, Boise completed a comprehensive plan which included updating the zoning ordinances. The city then acquired land along the river to create a “green belt” stretching the entire length of the community while a grassroots effort cleaned up the waterway and created public access to the greenbelt corridor. In 1966 and 1967, three small parcels of land were donated to the city to launch the “green belt”.

In 1968, the first Greenbelt Plan and Guidelines were adopted by the Board of Parks Commissioners. Since then, the City of Boise has pieced together numerous parcels to expand the pathway so thousands of people can enjoy walking and bicycling year-round along the 25 miles of pathway. View Boise Greenbelt Map

Boise River Greenbelt

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WHY ARE PEOPLE MOVING TO IDAHO?

Quality of Life! Boise ranked higher than 90% of the country for job and high-tech GDP growth and reported some of the lowest unemployment and property crime rates for the metro areas in the country. Treasure Valley offers plenty of things to do with over 200 days of sunny weather. Enjoy shopping, wineries, numerous cultural and music events, lakes, hiking, skiing and the most popular feature, the Boise River Greenbelt which runs 26 miles from Lucky Peak Reservoir to Eagle, ID.
 

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Boise Greenbelt along the Boise River

Boise Idaho Greenbelt

Every day, thousands of people will put on their shoes and hit the paved path along the Boise River called the Boise Greenbelt. They may be exploring, exercising, enjoying the natural beauty, or just getting some fresh air and a stroll. It is a beautiful place, The Boise Greenbelt is a major part of the Boise LIfestyle offering year-round fun including biking, hiking, splashing in the river, fishing, spectacular bird watching, and miles of it. From Lucky Peak Dam, follow the river west downstream while it gently moves through downtown Boise and on to Garden City. You can eventually make your way to Eagle Island State Park in Eagle.

Finding homes for sale with immediate access to the Greenbelt is not easy. Once people do find a home here, they love it and tend not to move. On the other hand, if you are willing to travel a bit whether it is a short drive, walk or bike many opportunities open up. The are many access points along the entire 25-mile greenbelt. As you walk along the Boise River Greenbelt with its lush riparian areas, abundant wildlife, and tall cottonwood, oak, and willow trees, you get to experience this beautiful setting that has always been here for us to enjoy and is carefully maintained by everyone. The Greenbelt is a safe, fun, and beautiful place to enjoy from sunrise to sunset.

User Courtesies

To ensure that all users' rights are protected and to guard against accidents, the Boise Parks and Recreation Department has established the following courtesies and safety guidelines for pedestrians, in-line skaters, E-scooter users, and cyclists to obey.

  • Stay only on designated trails.
  • Pedestrians have the right of way at all times. Cyclists, E-scooter users, and in-line skaters must be aware of pedestrians.
  • All Greenbelt users should stay to the right and use caution under bridges and at blind corners where vision could be impaired or restricted.
  • Pedestrians should not walk more than two abreast.
  • Motorized vehicles as defined by city code and hoofed animals are prohibited on the Greenbelt. (Except for maintenance, patrol, and vehicles for disabled visitors.)
  • All non-paved sections are restricted to foot traffic only.
  • Dogs are allowed only if on a leash - leash not to exceed eight (8) feet.
  • Cyclists, E-scooter users, and in-line skaters should maintain speeds safe for conditions. Bicyclists and in-line skaters may not conduct serious training or maintain fast speeds. 
  • Bicyclists, E-scooter users, and skaters who wish to pass other users along the Greenbelt must notify others that they are passing, either verbally (example: "passing on your left") or by other audible means (bell, horn, etc.). The person wishing to pass is responsible for passing freely and clearly around others, and not hindering approaching users.
  • Don't harass or encroach upon wildlife. Disturbing or collecting any vegetation or natural habitat along the Greenbelt is prohibited.

 

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Homes for Sale along Boise Greenbelt

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AWARD-WINNING ARCHITECTURAL MASTERPIECE DREAM HOME IN BOWN CROSSING! It offers everything?quality, beauty, comfort, and elegance! Masterfully finished by the finest designers, decorators, and craftsmen. The quality is inspiring, and you can see and feel the superior craftsmanship. Awesome outdoor living space that includes professional mature landscaping, large in-ground hot-tub, and a putting green! Great location ? just minutes to downtown Boise and you can walk to the greenbelt, restaurants, and shoppi
Lakeview on a half acre in the heart of Boise! Brand new show stopping masterpiece by Taylor Jene Homes- just steps from the Boise River/Greenbelt, minutes from Downtown and the foothills! One of the few lakefront homes in the entire Treasure Valley! Long private driveway- immaculately landscaped on a private well for year round water. 32' ceilings in the entry, cedar ascent walls and floating low lit stairs greet guests to this one of kind creation. Designer finishes are highlighted by sprawling chevron pa
Exceptional quality in this custom build home in desirable Bown Crossing. Ideal floor plan with spacious entry leading to a great room and private and expansive main level master suite. Office/den, oversized laundry, and an abundance of storage completes the main level. Upper level welcomes you with an open loft, bonus room, 2 full bathrooms, and 2 large bedrooms. Oversized three car garage. East facing backyard with stone paver patio and mature landscaping that leads to the Boise Greenbelt. Property sits a
Incredible single level with breathtaking views nestled in one of East Boise's most sought after subdivisions! Active lifestyle living- just minutes from the Boise River/Greenbelt, Bown Crossing, Lucky Peak, downtown and world class trails. Meticulously maintained, sprawling natural oak hardwood floors, double sliders that flood the interior with natural light and open concept perfect for entertaining. Light and bright kitchen highlighted by floor to ceiling cabinetry, double ovens, extensive island with gr
One of a kind single family with attached ADU/ mother-in-law suite, in the heart of SE Boise. Custom, modern design by Cook Brothers Construction. Each unit has its own garage space! Live in one side and rent out the other. This is the perfect AirBnB/ Short term investment on one side, then live in the other. Location is only blocks to Bronco Stadium/ BSU, the Greenbelt, & downtown. Enjoy the the best of what Boise offers right out your door! Main unit floor plan offers dual master suites, 19ft ceilings, fl
5 bd 3 bth home in highly coveted Sub Spring Creek in heart of Harris Ranch, SE Boise?s most sought after location. Built in 2001, 3269 sq ft sits in a quiet Cul-de-sac w/ mature landscape, direct access to the greenbelt through backyard gate. Easy 10 min stroll takes you to Pizza, Coffee, Sushi A few min drive takes you to Bown Crossing, St. Lukes, Downtown. Outdoor adventure! Lucky Peak, Boise River, Foothills. Community pool w/ club house. This is the quality of life Boiseans love and cherish. Residence
Single level in one of East Boise's most desirable neighborhoods, close to foothills, the greenbelt trail system, Warm Springs Golf Course, Table Rock, Natatorium, Parks & Outlaw Field. Low maintenance home is perfect for downsizing with its split bedroom floor plan complimented by walnut floors and soaring ceilings. In the kitchen you'll find beautiful cabinetry, granite countertops stainless appliances and a large pantry. Spacious primary suite with dual vanities, tub and shower. North facing private back
Welcome home to the tranquil Riverbend neighborhood of Lake Harbor! The park-like setting of this neighborhood is enchanting with huge mature trees, easy direct access to the Boise River Greenbelt, and private neighborhood lake with dock access. Open concept, light and bright with tons of windows. Gorgeous bamboo and tile flooring, newer granite counters, tile backsplash, cooktop, and vent hood complete the perfect kitchen layout. Gas fireplace and built-in shelving in the living room. Main floor primary su
Excellent location within minutes to Barber Park, Lucky Peek, Greenbelt, Micron & Downtown Boise. Enjoy the piece & quiet of no backyard neighbors and an absolutely priceless view of the Foothills. Corner lot, Perfect spacious single living home you?ve been waiting for. A wide open living room that flows into your dining room and kitchen. Home has Solar Energy System covers 130% of the house needs, Fire Sprinkler system which lower the insurance, stainless steel appliances, full back splash, Quartz countert
Location Location Location!!! Beautifully updated home in the highly sought after Boise East End Roosevelt District. Walking/biking distance to Botanical Gardens, Downtown, Boise River and the Greenbelt! The upstairs features a large living room, remodeled kitchen and bath, updated windows, gorgeous deck overlooking the private back yard, and generously sized master bedroom with large walk-in closet. The lower level features two bedrooms w/ newer carpet and spacious recreation/family room with updated full
Immaculate and move in ready! Adjacent to the Waterfront District and just minutes from the Boise River & Greenbelt, Whitewater park and Esther Simplot Park! Open kitchen concept features stainless steel appliances, gas stove with duel convection ovens, granite counters. Custom blinds throughout, tile shower, dual vanities, main level master suite and bonus room. One car garage along with adjacent parking space. Relax on the enclosed courtyard patio with its natural cedar arbor and beautiful pergola!
Inviting two-story home with a front porch & covered back patio, all new fence construction & stunning views of the Boise foothills. Located on a quiet low-traffic street at the base of the Oregon Trail and conveniently located near Bowler Park, Barber Park, the Greenbelt, Lucky Peak, and more. The home boasts a hardwood entry that opens up to the formal dining room, living room with a gas fireplace, open kitchen with island/breakfast bar, brand new stainless steel appliances and three-car tandem garage. Up
The Mill District Square Townhouse by Brighton Homes features an open, main floor living area, dining room and kitchen with quartz counters, harwood floors, custom cabinets, coffee bar, a center island, pantry and stainless steel appliances. Upstairs offers a master bedroom plus two other bedrooms, two baths and a coveniently located laundry room. This low maintenance home is just a stone's throw to dining, the Ranch Market, community amenities, Greenbelt & Boise River access! East-end living just got eas
This BEAUTIFUL Southeast Boise home is close to all the adventure that Boise has to offer! Enjoy close by amenities such as the Boise River, the Greenbelt, Barber Park, Bown Crossing and the foothills. If hiking, biking, and socializing, and being able to go home and have a beautiful view is what you are after, this home is your winner! With a GORGEOUS updated kitchen, laminate flooring, and tons of natural light, this home is your dream come true. On the beautiful deck off of the kitchen, you can enjoy you
Talk about location! This beautiful, 5 bedroom, home is minutes from Lucky Peak, Micron, Simplot Sports Complex, and so much more! It?s also right next to the Boise River, which provides quick access to the greenbelt. Not to mention, proximity to the hills and lots of outdoor fun. The house is also in great condition with crown molding in main areas, newer roof, gorgeous yard and lots of character. This property holds a lot of opportunity for investors for potential rental or Airbnb, as well as a personal r
GORGEOUS full brick home flanked by stately oak trees and mature landscaping. This STUNNING home is located in perhaps the most convenient location in NW Boise! You?ll have access to everything you need in just minutes - shopping, schools, golf courses, parks, greenbelt, downtown Boise, freeway access and so much more!! This house exudes tons of character with lots of built-in closets, cubbies and drawers everywhere! Gleaming hardwood floors guide you from the entryway, living and dining rooms and throughou
Beautiful Townhome located steps from the Greenbelt, Boise River, Marianne Williams Park, Boise Foothills, with a 10-minute drive to downtown. Within walking distance to the new Barber Station commercial development, Bown Crossing, and the new Harris Ranch Elementary School. HOA covers the exterior, community pool, and clubhouse. A spacious layout that features 3 bedrooms, two full bathrooms on the top floor, a 1/2 bathroom on the main level, and a large 2 car garage. Home features a courtyard facing balcon
Get ready to enjoy the Boise Lifestyle in this beautifully maintained home just a stones throw away from the River, Greenbelt and Willow Park. Also in close proximity to Veterans Memorial Park, White Water Park and Downtown. This 3 bedroom/2 bath home has the added feature of a 21'x25' detached structure that could be a Studio, Man Cave, Craft Room or use your imagination!! It is heated. (Sq Ft is included in Total Sq Ft listed in home). This home is light and bright, features a good sized living rm with fi
First time on the market! Very well maintained classic, traditional home on a 1/4 acre lot! Highly desirable Sherwood Park subdivision. Amazing location with easy access to the Greenbelt, downtown Boise, and all the shopping! Private, fenced back yard with large deck, mature trees and tons of possibilities. Kitchen has an abundance of storage and slab granite counters. Newer furnace, tankless water heater and new carpet. Totally turn-key and ready to move in! No HOA fees!!
Come Home to the Perfect Boise Life Style. Beautiful Brick 3BR/2Bth Home on Almost a Quarter of an Acre. Great Access to Greenbelt, Makes it Close to Willow Park, White Water Park, Veterans Park, Downtown, Farmers Market, Restaurants, Breweries, and Shopping. Home Features a Master Bath and Walkin Closet that was Added in 2010, New Roof in 2010, a New HVAC and A/C in 2019 along with New Air Cleaner, Leaf Guard was Installed on Gutters in 2021 and a New Carport added 2022. Original Hardwood has been Refini
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