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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Walk inside and be wowed! Lifestyle at its FINEST! A RARE opportunity to own a house on the golf course in the East End, just 5 minutes from Downtown Boise! Roll your golf cart our of your 3-car garage, and right onto the course! This home looks straight down the 3rd tee-box/fairway of Warm Springs Golf Course. Walking distance to Botanical Gardens and the Outlaw Concert field. Sidewalk access to greenbelt that runs all through Boise to Eagle. Idaho Shakespeare grounds are super close! Beautiful white
Amazing updated home in Desirable Harris Ranch! Spacious living areas with over 3600 sq.ft 5 bedrooms plus bonus room and addition 6th bedroom, Open kitchen and large back yard designed for entertaining. Upper level features guest suite w/ full private bath and an extraordinary Master suite. Spring Creek location with 2 swimming pools, two community centers and workout facilities. Easy greenbelt access, Boise foothills and Boise River right outside your door.
Duplex for upscale living in the prestigious North End Foothills! Proven successful investment property, live in one unit and rent the other. EACH unit has a main level kitchen, living, dinning room, laundry room, 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath and EACH unit has upper level 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath plus a large bonus room. Spacious open floorplans, new carpet, paint, granite kitchen countertops, 2 car garages for each unit with extra storage, backyard deck. Close to St. Lukes, greenbelt, trails, BSU, downtown
Duplex for upscale living in the prestigious North End Foothills! Proven successful investment property, live in one unit and rent the other. EACH unit main level has a kitchen, living, dinning room, laundry room, 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. Upper level has 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath plus a large bonus room. Spacious open floorplans, new carpet, paint, granite kitchen countertops, 2 car garages for each unit with extra storage, backyard deck. Close to St. Lukes, greenbelt, trails, BSU, downtown, shopping, a
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
Extraordinary opportunity to purchase a new 1630sqft custom designed home with a 570sqft "accessory dwelling unit" in the heart of old SE Boise in close proximity to Boise State, Downtown, and the Greenbelt! 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. Enjoy the the best of what Boise offers right out your door! Main unit floor plan offers dual master suites, 19ft ceilings, floor to ceiling fireplace, and a covered patio. The
Welcome to your one of a kind home in the highly desired Waterfront District of Garden City. Only 50 feet from the Boise Greenbelt & River! This beautiful architecture is designed to enjoy high end, yet comfortable living with spectacular views of Esther Simplot Park and the mountains from the rooftop balcony! This 3 bed plus office home features a gourmet kitchen, an amazing private owner's suite with a beautiful ensuite bathroom, separate shower and tub, walk-in closet and 2nd level balcony with more ama
5 Bedroom home in Harris Ranch just steps from the Boise River and Greenbelt. Need a loan? Don't pay 6-7% - you can assume the Sellers 2.5% rate! Ask your agent for details. Gourmet kitchen with large quartz island, upgraded appliances, built in 5 burner gas range, oven and microwave. 2 pantry's. Large open floor plan with lots of natural light. 9' ceilings with 8' doors throughout both levels. Guest Suite on main level. Huge master suite with nice foothill views and large walk-in closet. Master bath has cu
Single level w/bonus in the private & well-maintained Warm Spring Hollow townhomes, located in the heart of Boise?s east end. Minutes from the Boise Greenbelt, downtown, foothills, BSU, parks, schools, and shopping. The Hollow is a beautiful location, tucked behind the estate properties that grace Warm Springs Blvd. Relax on the 2 private patios & enjoy the soothing sounds of the year-round geothermal creek that runs through the back of this property. HOA cares for the park-like grounds, exterior of each un
Southeast Boise is calling! Harris Crossing is a vibrant & highly desirable area.This low-maintenance patio home awaits.Enjoy all this community brings. Close proximity to Boise Greenbelt, foothills, fishing in the river. Idaho Shakespeare Festival, restaurants and coffee are within minutes of this lovely home. Soaring,high ceilings and doors with luxurious finishes punctuated by the abundance of windows and natural light.The great room provides a wonderful cozy place with a warm ,neutral scheme and firepla
Impeccably maintained home, conveniently located on Boise the greenbelt, minutes to neighborhood dining, local markets, Bown Crossing, parks, the Boise River & foothills trail system. Impressive craftsmanship comes to life throughout this like-new home featuring soaring 9? ceilings, custom hardwood flooring, modern fixtures & abundant natural light. Desirable open concept floor plan seamlessly flows from the gourmet kitchen to the spacious living room accented by a cozy gas fireplace. Easy access to the pri
Fully renovated duplex in a fantastic location - right on city bus route & walking distance to Veteran's Park, Greenbelt, shopping & restaurants. New everything! Siding, paint, fully remodeled interiors, fencing & landscape. Fully leased out through May 2023. Can maintain current property management or self-manage or bring in a new manager.
*Prices have been dropped 15%!* CAPTIVATING VIEWS from these luxury townhomes show off the beauty of Downtown Boise and the surrounding foothills. Element Construction has truly designed and built some of the greatest townhomes nestled atop the hillside of the bench overlooking Idaho's greatest city. With easy access to the Boise Greenbelt, freeway, airport and the downtown corridor, you can't beat this location. Inside you'll find a massively oversized garage (21'W x 31'D, 9' door) with plenty of storage p
SOUTHEAST BOISE LUXURY TOWNHOMES with absolutely gorgeous views to captivate the beauty of Table Rock, Downtown Boise and the surrounding foothills. Zero maintenance living means the HOA takes care of all exterior landscaping, building maintenance, and snow removal. Nestled atop the hillside of the bench overlooking Idaho's greatest city, these incredible townhomes offer easy access to Bown Crossing, Boise Greenbelt, Boise River, freeway, airport and downtown corridor - you can't beat this location! Inside
Wonderfully maintained and updated Home in the coveted NE foothills neighborhood! This amazing home is located close to all of East Boise?s great amenities, including hiking, biking, the Boise River, greenbelt, Lucky Peak, Warm Springs Golf course and much more. This home has an amazing private backyard with mature landscaping, fiberon composite decking with LED accent lighting, and a new hot tub to sit and relax in at the end of your day. This amazing home with the perfect updates, newer carpet, newer app
Premier East End location! Highly sought after Warm Springs Hollow is set just off of Historic Warm Springs Avenue, with easy access to the Greenbelt, Boise River, and popular downtown attractions! An exquisite setting, this end-unit townhome lives like a single-family home and is set adjacent to the stream. Spacious and open floor plan with ample storage throughout. Stunning landscapes and abundant wildlife provide a peaceful setting. Attractive amenities include Warm Springs geothermal spa, pool & tennis
This beautiful single level custom built Corner lot is 100% energy star efficient with the ideal location perfectly positioned adjacent to the Boise Greenbelt, minutes from Barber Park, Micron, Bowns Crossing & Shakespeare Festival. Foothills access brings out your adventures side. The home features a 3-car garage, split bedroom open concept floor plan, vaulted ceilings, ample counter space, w/granite, travertine, hardwood, SS appliances, master has large walk in closet, dual sinks & walk-in tile shower. VE
Walk/cycle the Greenbelt! Location is everything. Easy commute to downtown and near recreation, wineries, breweries and shopping. Close to a pedestrian bridge to access Ester Simplot Park and Downtown. On arrival, you are greeted by a courtyard patio that is perfect for relaxing. Inside, the open floorplan downstairs gives the feeling of space and luxury. The kitchen boasts granite countertops and island, stainless steel appliances and fully tiled backsplash. There are custom blinds throughout the home. Th
PRICE REDUCED... A first -time owner will see value in an affordable family space, and optimal location to add custom improvements such as workshop, play space, pool, garden or patio. Large, mature trees create plenty of shade, decrease noise, and provide a private backyard area. The lot zoning and square footage could accommodate a tiny home or additional dwelling units for supplemental income or development purposes. Location is central to schools, parks, shops, BSU and the Boise Greenbelt. Retirees may
Amazing single level home in the private gated Pine Creek Neighborhood located in Riverside Village. Surround yourself with the peace and tranquility of mature trees, lakes, the Boise River, the Greenbelt and high end homes! Great location that is close to shopping, amenities and ease of moving about town. Home features a private back yard and covered back patio, two car garage, inviting covered entryway, cozy great room with open kitchen and dinning room, abundance of windows for viewing the mature manicur
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