New to the Treasure Valley and don't know much about floating the Boise River?  Here's some need to know info before you go!

Q: I don't have my own raft or tube, what do I do?

A: Boise River Raft and Tube has you covered!  The rental facility, formerly known as Epley's River Fun, is located at the drop-in for the river at Barber Park.  They'll sell you a tube for $25 or you can rent the rolling at these rates:

  • Double Tube: $12 + tax and deposit
  • 4 Person Raft: $45 + tax and deposit
  • 6 Person Raft: $55 + tax and deposit
  • 2 Person Inflatable Kayak: $35 + tax and deposit

Q: Uh, where's Boise River Raft and Tube located?

A: 4049 Eckert Road, inside Barber Park

Q: When can I rent a tube or raft from Boise River Raft and Tube?

Rental hours are 12-5 p.m. Monday-Thursday, 12-6 p.m. on Friday, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. on weekends and holidays. Boise River Raft and Tube is closed August 28th - September 1st but will reopen September 2nd - 4th.

Q: Ok, I have my own raft but do I need to blow it up before I get to Barber Park?

A: Nope! Barber Park has air stations that will be on for you to use from 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m. during float season.

Q: Does it cost anything to float the river?

A: No, floating the river itself is free but you will have to pay $5 parking at Barber Park.

Q: How do I get back to my car after we take-out at Ann Morrison Park?

A: There's a couple ways.  Take two cars.  Park one at Ann Morrison before you head toward Barber Park.  That way you have a car to drive back to pick the other up.

Or you can take the Ann Morrison shuttle for $3.  It runs on the hour ever hour from 1-8 p.m. Monday-Thursday and 1-9  p.m. Friday.  It runs every 20 minutes from 12-9 p.m. on weekends and holidays.

Q: Will they extend Float Season since we had the latest opening in history in 2017?

A: Unfortunately, float season's just going to be awfully short this year.  The river will still close for the season on September 5th.