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Floating the Boise River has changed over the years, but the fun remains

two pairs of people floating the Boise River on inner tubes. The pair in the foreground is about to enter a small section of whitewater.
Troy Oppie
Boise State Public Radio
Floaters enjoy the Boise River during triple-digit temperatures on August 31, 2022.

It's been a busy summer on the Boise River with thousands of people taking part in one of the area's favorite activities: floating.

And as the hotter months come to an end, we wanted to check-in and see how the season went. Bonnie Shelton, Communication and Marketing Superintendent for Boise Parks and Recreation, and Scott Koberg, Director of ADA County Parks and Waterways, joined Idaho Matters for an update.

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