Stack Rock is an icon of the Treasure Valley and has been a destination for recreationists for decades. But to get there can mean traveling on private land without permission. The only public trails access is over 9 miles long from Bogus Basin Ski Resort – too far for most hikers. When Boise City acquired Stack Rock with Foothills levy money and a private donation, the need for a direct...
Our mission is to conserve nature close to home by creating opportunities for protecting the natural, scenic, recreational, historic and agricultural values of southwestern Idaho's open spaces through collaborative efforts for current and future generations. The Land Trust identifies lands with special natural, scenic, recreational and agricultural values, and works with willing landowners to conserve these lands through acquisition, easement, education, and good stewardship.
Duane Perkins and his wife Anna owned property on Eagle Island since the 1960's. At over 90 years old, Mr. Perkins decided to protect his land forever as a nature area. The Land Trust is honored to be the trustee of this parcel and the recipient of his confidence that we will uphold his desire for a nature area. A management plan is in process and the opportunity to utilize the parcel as an...
Two years ago we celebrated our supporters who made it possible for the Land Trust to purchase and permanently protect the 59 acres known as Harrison Hollow. Today we celebrate another milestone as Boise City purchased 259 acres adjacent to Harrison Hollow creating an even larger open space expanse of amazing trails, views, rare plants and opportunity for outdoor recreation...
An all-weather trail in the Harrison Hollow Nature Area provides a great spot to recreate during fall and spring showers. Volunteers and staff improved the main trail with all-weather materials (compacted gravel) to make the trail usable when other trails are muddy. Users have shared their enthusiasm for this all-season access to the nature area. Thanks to REI, Inc. and Boise City for...
Save the Dates
Annual Land Trust Members & Friends Holiday Party, December 5. Join us at the Crux on 1st Thursday, 5 to 7 pm. 1022 W. Main Street, Downtown Boise.
Fall 2013 Newsletter
When the Pot Boiled Over
Land Trust Videos
Click the top screen to view the Harrison Hollow Video. Select the bottom screen to learn more about the Land Trust.
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Boise, ID 83701-0106
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Boise, ID, 83702