Top 10 RV Parks Near the Boise, ID Area

Top 5 reasons why it’s a fun place to visit:

  1. Check out the Boise River Greenbelt
  2. Check in at the Old Idaho Penitentiary
  3. Visit the World Center for the Birds of Prey
  4. Have a picnic at the Camel’s Back Park
  5. Visit the Idaho Botanical Garden or the Boise Train Depot

List of top ten RV Parks in the Boise, ID area:

(Disclaimer: information is a compilation of researched info as published online and does not necessarily reflect the experience or opinion of the author)

The RV parks have been ranked and are listed from “Most Recommended” to “Least Recommended” based on reviews, feedback, amenities, and preference. Cost was not the primary ranking driver. Please note that weekend RV families with children might have different needs than full-time RV “snowbirds”.

Boise

1. Hi Valley RV Park

Hi Valley RV Park

Address: 10555 Horseshoe Bend Rd., Boise, ID 83706
Phone: (208) 939-8080
Hours: none
Website: none
Specs
Pricing: $45/daily
Total RV sites: unknown
Hookups: full (20/30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Good for either overnight stay or for several days, this park is immaculate, cozy, and friendly. Many travelers report it’s like visiting a good friend for a few days and plan to return as soon as possible.

Hi Valley RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This small RV park is very well managed and popular for return visitors due to their positive experience. It has clean amenities and is in a quiet restful area, surrounded by trees. Because this park is often booked full way in advance without their online presence and by word of mouth and online reviews only speaks volumes.

What we like about it
  • Quiet
  • Clean
  • Friendly
  • Level sites
Drawbacks
  • No Website
  • Call early to make reservations (fills up fast)

2. Montour Campground

Montour Campground

Address: 5555 E. Black Canyon Highway, Emmett, Idaho 83617
Phone: (208)-365-2682
Email: [email protected]
Hours: sunrise to sunset
Website: usbr.gov
Specs
Pricing: $8/daily plus $3 for dump station
Total RV sites: 16
Hookups: none
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

This campground is located on a 6-acre site approximately 9.2 miles upstream of Black Canyon Dam located in the Montour Wildlife Management Area.

Montour Campground

What makes this park unique?

This is a first come first served dry camping park, with a max stay of 14 days total and 30 days total per year.

From 5/1 to 10/31, there are amenities, but from 11/1-11/30, visitors must pack in pack out (no amenities provided).

What we like about it
  • Clean
  • Cheap
  • Picnic tables
  • BBQ
  • Horseshoes
  • Fire rings
  • Vault toilets
  • Dump station
Drawbacks
  • Difficult to get

3. Garrity RV Park

Garrity RV Park

Address: 3515 Garrity Blvd, Nampa, ID 83687
Phone: (208)-442-9000
Hours: unknown
Website: rvidaho.org
Specs
Pricing: $12-24/daily
Total RV sites: 88
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: unknown
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Located off a main road and close to many stores and restaurants, this RV park is in the center of Boise, Idaho.

Garrity RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This park has nice level sites and grassy spots at each site. It’s very affordable for a longer stay and has many amenities included. Must call the office to book.

What we like about it
  • Playground
  • Propane
  • Laundry
  • Cable TV
  • Mini-mart
  • Dump station
Drawbacks
  • No specific website
  • Many older RVs on site

4. Mountain View RV Park

Mountain View RV Park

Address: 2040 W Airport Way, Boise, ID 83705
Phone: (208)-345-4141
Hours: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Website: Voyager RV Resort
Specs
Pricing: $35/daily
Total RV sites: 63
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: unknown
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

This park is located close to the airport and the I-84 highway, so there is some traffic noise, but it is a quick stopover RV park option for those who are looking for an economical stay in Boise.

Mountain View RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This park has friendly staff and is a great overnight stay spot with grassy areas and some shady spots, but the sites are too close together and too tight.

What we like about it
  • Laundry
  • Clean
  • Cable TV
Drawbacks
  • Highway noise
  • Tight spots
  • Lot of full-timers

5. Gem County RV Park

Gem County RV Park

Address: 2001 S Johns Ave, Emmett, ID 83617
Phone: (208)-365-6363
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: gemcounty.org
Specs
Pricing: $20/daily
Total RV sites: 7
Hookups: partial (30/50, water), dump station at Emmett City RV for $3
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: No
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: unknown

This park is in Emmett, which is a smaller town near Idaho, about 25 minutes’ away.

Gem County RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This tiny park allows for up to 7 days of total stay. It’s another word-of-mouth referral that doesn’t have Web presence yet is being visited and reviewed.

Note: this park is currently closed.

What we like about it
  • Close to the fairgrounds
  • cheap
Drawbacks
  • Small
  • Currently closed

6. Boise Riverside RV Park

Boise Riverside RV Park

Address: 6000 N Glenwood St, Boise, ID 83714
Phone: (208)-375-7432
Hours: 8:00 AM-7:00 PM
Website: boiseriversidervpark.com
Specs
Pricing: $51.50-56.50/daily (based on site selection), discounts available
Total RV sites: approx. 140
Hookups: partial (30/50, water), dump station at Emmett City RV for $3
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes (bad connection)

This park has potential to be great with the location and layout; but it seems that it’s settled toward long-term RV camp, which hurts the reviews online.

Boise Riverside RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This park is located on a river and is surrounded by some trees. All the sites are pull-through and have grassy areas. However, this is an urban park for several long-time residents and as such, it is a good overnight stay park.

What we like about it
  • Cable TV
  • Bike and tandem bike rentals
  • Commons
  • Propane
Drawbacks
  • Tight sites
  • Occasional electric issues (check the pedestal and have a surge protector!)
  • Uneven gravel sites
  • Many full-timers with clutter
  • Traffic in/out of the park in the middle of night

7. Mason Creek RV Park

Mason Creek RV Park

Address: 807 North Franklin Boulevard, Nampa, Idaho, 83687
Phone: (208)-465-7199
Hours: 9:00 AM- 5:00 PM
Website: mcrvnampa.com
Specs
Pricing: $55/daily, $330/weekly, $550/monthly
Total RV sites: unknown
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: unknown

The Mason Creek RV Park is in the beautiful town of Nampa, Idaho and is a great spot for a fun and relaxing vacation. There are many tourist things to do in the area, such as visiting the Warhawk Air Museum, the Canyon County Historical Nampa Train Depot Museum, and the exciting Snake River Stampede Rodeo along with the Deer Flat National Wildlife Refuge.

Mason Creek RV Park

What makes this park unique?

This park is surrounded by nature and has extended stay options. Some visitors state that it’s challenging to book a spot due to the long-term tenants.

What we like about it
  • Laundry
Drawbacks
  • Difficult for short-term stay

8. Boise/Meridian KOA

Boise/Meridian KOA

Address: 184 Pennwood Street, Meridian ID 83642
Phone: (800)-562-7626
Hours: 8:00 AM-8:00 PM
Website: koa.com
Specs
Pricing: $58.50/daily (discount available)
Total RV sites: 224
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes (indoor)
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes (bad quality)

This park is in the middle of town and has a lot of long-term residents. It is a good park for a stop-over, but it’s also in a good location to explore Boise for a few days.

Boise/Meridian KOA

What makes this park unique?

As a KOA Journey, this park has all the KOA standard amenities for a short stay to have a comfortable visit. Each site comes with a picnic table. There are many activities to participate in, as well.

What we like about it
  • Free activities
  • Playground
  • Clean
  • Rally room
  • Horseshoe pits
  • Propane
  • Pavilion
Drawbacks
  • Right off the highway (traffic and noise)
  • Bad Wi-Fi
  • Back-to-back sites, too close together

9. Gowen Field RV Park

Gowen Field RV Park

Address: 4775 S. Ingalls St., Boise, Idaho, 83705
Phone: (208)-422-6118
Hours: 9:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: gowenfieldrvpark.com
Specs
Pricing: ***As of 01 Oct 2021, new pricing is effective for reservations in 2022: Off-Season Rate (01 Oct to 31 Mar) – $38.00/night; $228/week; $600/month.  Peak-Season Rate (01 Apr to 30 Sep) – $42.00/night; $252/week; $675/month***
Total RV sites: 7
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: No
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes 

Note: Since this RV park is located on a military base, a current military ID is required to access the base.

Gowen Field RV Park   

What makes this park unique?

This is a small RV park on a National Guard post. It has all the military installation amenities and it’s more affordable than civilian sites.

What we like about it
  • Laundry
  • Restaurant
  • Paved roads
  • General store
  • Bar and grill
  • Café
  • Cable TV
  • 24-hr fitness center
Drawbacks
  • For military only

10. Roystone Hot Springs and RV Park

Roystone Hot Springs and RV Park

Address: 7880 N Hwy 52, Sweet ID, 83760
Phone: (208)-584-3371
Hours: 8:00 AM-5:00 PM
Website: roystonehotsprings.com
Specs
Pricing: *$20/daily
Total RV sites: 10
Hookups: full (30/50, water, sewer)
Pool/Hot tub: Yes
Showers: Yes
Pets Allowed: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes 

Located halfway between Horseshoe Bend and Emmett, this park is located at a hot spring that is alkaline and contains many different minerals with healing properties. In addition to that, there is a meeting building for larger get-togethers, as well as opportunities to tent-camp or for one’s RV to hook up.

Roystone Hot Springs and RV Park

What makes this park unique?

Because of its location at the hot springs, this RV park has potential for greatness. With the low daily rate and all the activities nearby, this park is very challenging to get into.

Max RV length is 45 ft.

What we like about it
  • Hunting
  • Swimming
  • Golf
  • Hiking
  • Canoeing
  • Biking
  • Birdwatching
  • Propane
  • Flyfishing
  • Fishing
  • Horseback riding
  • Affordable
Drawbacks
  • Needs some upgrades

TIPS TO GET TO BOISE

Boise, Idaho is located on I-84, which means that most travelers pass through when driving from or to the West Coast via Idaho. For those coming from the Reno area, the US-95 is a good route to take. When traveling from Idaho Falls area, US-20 connects to Mountain Home and then one takes I-84 North to Boise.

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