It's hard to believe but we're now closer to the end of summer than we are to the beginning. It may feel that way because we got a late start on the floating season but the point is: we are here and we are ready to float!

Are we spoiled in Boise?

People from all over the country (and the world) visit Boise for a variety of reasons and one of the primary attractions, especially in the summer, is the Boise River. This author is from San Antonio, Texas where there are a lot of rivers nearby to float. Let us just say: people in Boise have it pretty good.

For starters, you don't have to look very far for a summer activity that will cool you down like the river does. Boise summers can be hot as we're seeing and knowing that the ultimate way to beat the heat is right in our backyard is a luxury we're all spoiled with.

We affirmed this when we went through reviews of the Boise River on TripAdvisor which primarily consists of reviews from people who are visiting the Treasure Valley. The general consensus?

No one floats the river quite like Idaho. Here are seven reasons why floating the Boise River is the absolute best...

7 Reviews Of The Boise River That Proves No One Floats Like Idaho

If you haven't floated the Boise River yet this year, you're missing out! Here are seven reviews of the Boise River that prove no one floats the river quite like Idaho.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

Now, if you plan on floating the Boise River and are doing so for the first time, there are some things you'll want to be aware of... like how not to be the person on the river everyone hates. Let's revisit the five things you could do to make everyone hate you on your first float...

Top 5 Things To Do To Make Everyone Hate You On The Boise River

Floating season is here and if you want to be the most hated on the river, here's what to do... just don't... really... do this. Got it? Good.

Gallery Credit: Chris Cardenas

12 Tips For Floating The Boise River

Float season is officially open. Here are some tips listeners gave us to ensure you have a fun and safe float season!

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