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Coronavirus, Idaho, Recreation -

Updated April 21, 2020 Currently Idaho's state and federal lands and many other recreational areas are largely open for day use, even under the statewide stay at home order, but people are strongly encouraged to recreate responsibly by observing social distancing, limiting how far they travel, and reducing their impacts on any place they visit. “People should get outside and get some fresh air,” Governor Little said. “It’s healthy and reduces the stress we’re all feeling these days. But it has to be done responsibly with people protecting their health and the health of the larger community.”  Recreate Responsibly Idaho...

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Boise, Canoe, Fall Paddle Classic, hull-o-ween, Idaho, Kayak, Quinn's Pond -

One of our favorite seasons for paddling and surfing is Fall. And the heart of Fall is October. It's when the leaves are turning across the valleys and high country, and the wildlife begin to migrate to lower altitudes for Winter. For us, it is all the more reason to get on your board or in a boat to explore Idaho. SUPtoberfest kicks off with the Fall Paddle Classic and ends with Hull-o-Ween. In between we host schools and other groups on Quinn's Pond. We also sponsor Idaho Rivers United's Auction for the Rivers which has been moved up to October.   We continue to...

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Anniversary, boise, community, Idaho, News, NRS, Raffle -

Considered by many to be the best all-around size NRS raft, the 14' Outlaw 140 was our choice for our 30th Anniversary Celebration Raffle. The Outlaw 140 gives you the load capacity for multiday trips for 2-3 people, room for fishing, and stability for big water paddling. It comes with a 3-year retail, 1-year commercial, warranty. For a complete view of the Outlaw 140 specifications and options click here and enter today! Entering the raffle is easy. Everyone who requests an entry gets one FREE! All you have to do is stop by the store and enter or send a self-addressed. You can...

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ACA certified, Around the Shop, Boise, Classes, Idaho, Lessons, Quinns Pond, SUP -

"One of my favorite things to do is to take my dog Zeus on a paddle."Jimmy Smith is one of the reasons Idaho River Sports became a leader in stand up paddle boarding in Idaho. According to a 2012 profile published in the Boise Weekly entitled "Stand-Up Paddle Boarding - Don't try this at home, kids", Waj Nasser said "Smith has the loamy demeanor of a carefree surfer and brings an infectious love of SUP to his instructional sessions." Jimmy's background is in ocean surfing, but he is enthused by the paddling opportunities in Idaho, and it comes across when...

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