Homes for Sale near Boise Greenbelt

In 1964, Boise completed a comprehensive plan which included updated 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

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Boise Greenbelt and along the Boise River

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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Long considered Boise's most sought after waterfront! Situated lake front. Enjoy views from every room, the salt water pool or the lakeside decks. Pool has auto "walk over" cover that's brand new! The bubbling pond adds to the ambiance inside and out. Just steps away from the greenbelt for walks or casting your line. Entertainers dream! Grand entry, formal dining and casual elegance in the great room. Boasting a modernistic flair and European styling. Appliances: Sub-zero, Asko, Wolf and Miele. Warming
Luxury living in the sought after foothills of Terra Nativa, just above the historic East End & close to foothills trails, the Greenbelt, Boise River, and popular downtown Boise. Set on nearly 1/2 acre with mature park-like landscape, the setting complements the exquisite residence with a private outdoor sanctuary. Designed & built with impeccable craftsmanship & architectural detailing, the home exudes sophisticated styling & remarkable finishes. This desirable floor plan allows for flexibility & lives lik
Unbelievable views & setting in coveted Harris North! Enjoy living above East Boise & just minutes from the Boise River/Greenbelt, Bown Crossing, Lucky Peak, downtown & world class trails. The single level everyone wants ~3,000 sq. ft meticulous condition & built for entertaining. Open design w/ expansive view windows & covered patio to take in the views. Modern split bedroom floor plan for privacy - 3 bedrooms + office/den. Stunning white oak hardwood flooring, 8' doors, automatic blinds, surround sound.
Stunning home situated off of historic Warm Springs and just a few minutes from the heart of downtown Boise. Light and bright with up to the minute finishes. Excellent floor plan featuring main level master with separate spaces for privacy and open areas for entertaining. Backs up to beautiful private community pond view, with all that East Boise has to offer right out your door: foothills, greenbelt, river, bird sanctuary, Bown Crossing and more! The amazing attention to detail, quality of construction, up
Rarely available! Elegant townhome on the River in The Waterfront District! Be in the heart of all that makes living in Boise great! Miles of Greenbelt out your front door, surfing at Boise Water Park, 55 Acre Esther Simplot Park across the bridge, restaurants close by and one in your neighborhood! Community pool and clubhouse. Minutes to downtown Boise, the airport. A great place to live, work and play! This immaculate home features custom details throughout, three levels of view of the Boise Front, cov
Incredible luxury home with direct access to Boise river & greenbelt. This is a must see w/numerous upgrades. Home features living room w/ high vaulted ceilings & fireplace, game room/bar off the kitchen, enclosed sunroom w/heated floors & views of the river. Main level master suite w/private bath features heated marble floors & italian imported lighting fixtures. Upstairs you will find 3 bedrooms (1 bdrm is used as a guest suite, has fireplace & views of the river but no closet), huge bonus room. 2 of the
Live the East Boise lifestyle with coveted neighborhood access to Barber Park and the Boise Greenbelt. Perfectly placed on a wide street in a quiet cul de sac with easy access to Bown Crossing, Boise River, wildlife sightseeing, downtown, and freeway. This beautifully updated home is surrounded by lush, mature landscape on a spacious lot. Welcoming entry featuring rich, hard oak wood flooring leads to soaring ceilings above elegant dining room and light filled living room. The exquisite kitchen sparkles wit
No back neighbors and situated in a secluded setting in the perfect city location! Enjoy your morning coffee as you look out over multiple fairways of The River Club (Plantation Golf Course). The birds and wildlife give you the sense of being on vacation in your own backyard. This home is an absolute gem located close to the greenbelt, close to the river and easy commute to downtown Boise. The stunning great room features a floor to ceiling river rock fireplace that welcomes you home. The formal living and
This classically updated home sits in Boise's charming North East Historic District. Location is everything with a short biking or walking distance to the Greenbelt, Foothill trails, Boise Bike Park at Military Reserve and desirable neighborhood schools. Minutes to St. Lukes, downtown and convenient access to I-84 and the airport. Offering 4 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, dedicated office and basement flex space. An 800 square foot Great Room off of the recently modernized kitchen is an excellent setting for f
Peaceful upscale neighborhood with waterways throughout. Centrally located just minutes to Eagle, short drive to Downtown Boise and close to the Boise River Greenbelt. Stunning two story home on quiet cul-de-sac, easy walk to community pool and tennis courts. Wonderful yard, backs to beautiful common area. Large wood deck great for summer living and entertaining, mature trees and garden space. Beautiful hardwood floors. Open floor plan with family room, kitchen and nook overlooking the stunning back yard. K
This home is in an outstanding location! The quiet Warm Springs Park area in Boise's East End is very near to the Greenbelt, Idaho Botanical Garden, Adams Elementary, Natatorium, M&W Market, Chief Eagle Eye Reserve, Table Rock, Ridge to Rivers trails and the Warm Springs Golf Course. Within minutes of downtown Boise, the St. Luke's Medical Center, BSU, the Co-Op and "Grocery Row" (Whole Foods, Winco, Trader Joe's). The home features main level hardwood flooring and newer: kitchen (2018), bath (2017), plumbi
Enjoy low maintenance living in NE Boise - steps from the Greenbelt, foothills, Boise River, shopping & dining as well as community parks and pools! Meticulously cared for and better than new with everything included - washer, dryer, fridge and window coverings. On the main level, you are greeted by a stylish brick wall and oversized windows offering an abundance of light throughout, flowing into your large gourmet kitchen featuring 6 burner stove, massive island, and built in bar space. Built in tech cente
Beautifully designed custom built home by Cook Bros Construction. Excellent SE Boise location only just blocks to Bronco Stadium/ BSU, the Greenbelt, & downtown. Enjoy the the best of what Boise offers right out your door! Home features vaulted ceilings, big windows, Dual master Suites, 9ft cabinets, stainless steel/high efficiency appliances. Fully landscaped & fenced with large covered patio. This home could be an ideal AirBnB/ income producing investment! Do not miss this one!
Here it is, the most desirable location in Southeast Boise!!!!... This newly updated home has a location desirable to all. The sharpest finishes in town:)!!! Lovely functional kitchen with island, quartz counters, custom cabinets, hardwood floors, mature landscape. Private backyard w/large patio area, minutes to downtown!! Great location to make dash downtown Boise for a lunch, dinner, or breakfast. Grab your bike for a 15 minute cruise on the beautiful greenbelt and be in central downtown Boise withou
Move-in ready home in great SE Boise location with foothill views & highly rated schools. Close access to Boise river, greenbelt, trails & parks. This 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath home lives large. Open floor plan. Stainless steel kitchen appliances, gas range & XL pantry. Large Master bedroom with private bathroom. Backyard shed and climbing wall.
Beautiful sunny oasis right in the heart of Boise! Bright, sunny and light feel with an abundance of windows, skylights and vaulted ceilings. The perfect maintenance free setting while having your home close to everything downtown Boise, the greenbelt, parks, museums and BSU have to offer. Whole home has been refreshed and remodeled. Open kitchen with all new appliances leads into big entertainers room. Two other living areas allow for plenty of space to spread out or have more people over. Massive master s
Brand new condo building in Harris Ranch! The "Eno" is the first of its kind in Harris Ranch. Offering low maintenance "lock & leave" living near all the Harris Ranch amenities: Boise River, foothills, Greenbelt, Shakespeare Festival, Barber Park, Bown Crossing, great schools & much more to come. This single level Eno Loft Unit 110 sits on the first floor on the SW corner w/direct exterior access. 3 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 9ft 9in ceilings, private patio, reserved covered parking. Master bedroom has en
Rare opportunity to own a brand-new home by one of the Treasure Valley's oldest, most trusted, multi-generation builders. Schaffner Homes has been building clients their dream homes in Boise and the surrounding areas since 1977. This is your chance to own your own in a hard-to-find neighborhood with no HOA! Great location in NW Boise close to shopping, the greenbelt, and easy access to HWY 55. Highly desired floor plan with all bedrooms and laundry upstairs. Huge slider opens to private patio and large
Fantastic Location within one block of Willow Lane Complex and the Boise River Greenbelt!This fully renovated home sits on .28 acres with an oversized garage/shop(31x24) and all new landscaping and sprinkler system! This home boast of a new kitchen including new cabinets, quarts countertops, and appliances. Both bathrooms were redone but Master bath includes a double vanity and tile walk in tile shower. Some of the renovations include new roof, new A/C and Furnace, new interior/exterior paint, new flooring.
Brand new condo building in Harris Ranch! The "Eno" is the first of its kind in Harris Ranch. Offering low maintenance "lock & leave" living near all the Harris Ranch amenities: Boise River, foothill trails, the Greenbelt, Shakespeare Festival, Barber Park, Bown Crossing, great schools & much more to come. This single level Eno Loft Unit 204 sits on the second floor on the north side w/foothill views. 2 bedrooms, 2 full bathrooms, 9ft 9in ceilings, private deck, reserved covered parking. Master bedroom has
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