Parking Lots & Shuttles
Priority carpool parking for vehicles with 3+ passengers is in effect from 9 am until early afternoon on peak weekends and holidays. A parking lot shuttle operates (7) days a week in the main lot to transport guests to/from their vehicle and Simplot Lodge. Public transportation to and from Bogus Basin is not offered for the 2021/22 winter season.
Priority carpool parking is in effect for weekends and holidays throughout the 2021/22 Winter Season for vehicles with 3 or more passengers. The Carpool Parking Lot occupies a section of the Main Lot (Lot 1) outside of the Simplot Lodge. Parking Lots 3, 4, Buttercup, Silver Queen, and Pioneer remain open to guests who do not carpool. Parking Lot 2 is closed to the public.
We encourage you to use our Park & Ride lot located at Fort Boise to park your car when carpooling. By using the lot you are effectively decreasing cars on Bogus Basin Rd., creating less traffic, reducing travel time, increasing parking availability, and reducing the environmental impact. Thank you for your interest and support in Bogus Basin’s parking and rideshare initiatives.
Bogus Basin Parking Lot Map
Shuttles from Parking Lot #3 and the Tubing Hill runs weekends and holidays to the J.R. Simplot Lodge
We encourage those of you with equipment to use the “SKI-IN / SKI-OUT” parking lots.
|Bogus Creek Lot #1||Shuttle service available on weekends and holidays|
|Bogus Creek Lot #2||EMPLOYEES ONLY|
|Bogus Creek Lot #3||Shuttle service available on weekends & holidays|
|Bogus Creek Lot #4||Ski-in/ski-out|
|Buttercup Parking Lot||Ski-in/ski-out
*Only available on weekends & holidays
**Access to lot not available after 4:30pm due to closure of Bitterroot chair lift #5
|Pioneer Parking Lot #1 – 4||Ski-in/ski-out|
Free Downtown Park & Ride Lot
Bogus Basin encourages carpooling, and a free Park & Ride lot is available during Bogus Basin operating hours only. The Fort Boise lot is located at 750 Mountain Cove Road, off Reserve Street and Mountain Cove Road, behind the Fort Boise Softball Field. No parking pass is required. Availability on a first-come-first-served basis. No overnight parking is allowed.
Winter Public Bus Transportation
Public transportation to Bogus Basin is unavailable for the 2021/22 Winter Season
Take the City Center Exit onto I-184. Take the River Street Exit. Turn left on 15th (heading North). Turn left on Hayes (heading West). Hayes takes a sharp right-hand corner where it becomes Harrison Boulevard (heading North). Go approximately 2 miles and Harrison Boulevard crosses Hill Road and becomes Bogus Basin road.
Take the City Center/Franklin Exit. Keep in the left-hand lane to head into City Center on I-184. Take the River Street Exit. Turn left on 15th (heading North). Turn left on Hayes (heading West). Hayes takes a sharp right-hand corner where it becomes Harrison Boulevard (heading North). Go approximately 2 miles and Harrison Boulevard crosses over Hill Road and becomes Bogus Basin Road.
Look for the Bogus Basin sales office located at 2600 Bogus Basin road (Highlands Village) where you can purchase lift tickets, season passes, lease equipment and retail items.
Continue 16 miles up Bogus Basin Road (heading North) to the J.R. Simplot Lodge base area and parking lot. Rental & retail shops, ticket office, food & beverage, and ski school are all located at the J.R. Simplot Lodge area.
Tubing Hill (winter only)
Located on your left as you enter the main parking lot. Park anywhere in the main lot or the Frontier Point Lodge lot for a short walk to the tubing hill.
Frontier Point Lodge, Education Center, Nordic Center, and Trail Network
Continue 1/4-mile past the main entrance through the main parking lot and past the tubing hill and the Frontier Point Lodge will be ahead of you at the Pioneer Road junction. The Frontier Lodge is reserved for educational programs in the summer and is not accessible to the public.
Pioneer Lodge & Pioneer Condominiums1754 Bogus Basin Rd 83631
Stay left and go 1/4-mile through the main parking lot, past the Tubing Hill, toward the Frontier Point Lodge and turn right heading up the mountain (following signs) on Pioneer Road. It is a paved road. Follow Pioneer Road 2 miles. At the top of the road and end of the upper parking lot are the Pioneer Lodge (a day lodge) and Pioneer Condominiums.
Note: Bogus Basin Road winds around quite a bit, so plan on a 45-minute drive from the bottom of the hill. It is kept plowed and sanded, but snow tires or chains are advised. Take your time and observe “slow driver” pullouts. Enjoy beautiful views of the valley and city as you climb to 6,100′. Call the Snow Phone at 208-342-2100 or check out the Conditions & Webcams page for current conditions.
Safe Winter Driving Tips
Summer Driving Tips – Idaho Biking Laws
- Bicyclists use Bogus Basin Road during the spring, summer, and fall seasons. If you are a bicyclist or encounter a bicyclist on the road, follow Idaho Biking Laws.