Changes Coming to Boise River Float Season
Hands down my favorite thing about Boise is the river. I love floating every summer, but this summers float season may look a little different, thanks to COVID-19. Here's what you can expect.
Although no official opening date has been set, the river is still expect to have a normal season in regards to time. It will probably be mid to late June before we can start floating.
The biggest differences you need to be prepared for are renting rafts at Barber Park. Social Distancing will be implemented and how they handle credit cards with rentals and parking. Scott Koberg, Director of Ada County Parks and Waterways told KTVB that they are still figuring out some details on how they will handle those issues.
The other change you will see is with the shuttle between Barber Park and Ann Morrison. They are thinking of running more shuttles so that they can keep them at half capacity and continue social distancing.
I'm just grateful that float season is a go! Please don't float until we get the clear that the river levels are safe and debris has been cleared. We'll let you know the second we know when it's time to float because we can't wait!