Culture and Heritage

Rivers do more than quench our thirst, water our fields and provide a home for fish and wildlife. Rivers flow into and through our lives, becoming a part of who we are, where we’ve been and where we’re going. Rivers become a symbol of our communities and give rise to individual expression of all kinds. Rivers create a type of magic that adds meaning and richness to our lives.

Learn more about the historic and cultural landscape of the Boise River.

Enjoy art, read a poem and listen to stories inspired by the river.

Protecting the Boise River is an
investment in heritage and inspiration.

Watercolor of the Boise River by Habiba

Watercolor of the Boise River by Habiba Mutkar, age 12