April 12: Well, we did it. We walked the last open greenbelt loop. With much of the greenbelt literally underwater or otherwise officially closed, those of us who have decided to make 2017 our year of walking the greenbelt are finding options few and far between. We have crossed trail closed signs in places. But … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 15. The Last Open Loop
April 7: I was happy to get out for a walk on the greenbelt on an overcast warmish Friday. Being outside is always good for the soul. And it was our first walk of the month out there. With the high flows coming from Lucky Peak Reservoir making a total mess of the greenbelt, there … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 14. Yin and Yang is a walk in the spring with a teenager during flood season.
As this post is being prepared for publication, it appears that flooding will continue along the Boise Greenbelt indefinitely. Looks like we can’t expect a reprieve in April or probably even May. The links below show the current greenbelt closures and include a map. http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/04/boise-greenbelt-closures/ March 29. It was a sweet spring break walk today … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 13. Downtown Bridge to Bridge Redux
Current information about Boise Greenbelt flooding closures, including a map. http://parks.cityofboise.org/news/2017/04/boise-greenbelt-closures/ March 26: If I was going to pick a theme for all of my walks along the greenbelt in March, there’s one word that comes to mind. Flood. The river has been surging and causing greenbelt closures for more than a month now. We … Continue reading 52 Greenbelt Walks: Week 12 Bridges Over Troubled Waters