Destination Eagle Foothills
The 10-Minute-Away Escape
Just north of the city of Eagle are the Eagle Foothills, a beautiful area of moderate highlands with wild flowers, beautiful views, and rolling hills. Just a one-hour drive away from the hustle and buzzle of Boise, the Eagle Foothills is a popular destination for hiking, horse riding, and mountain biking. That’s not all, the unique soil condition and weather has earned the itself an American Viticultural Area (AVA) in 2016. You’ll likely see a number of homes with rows of grapes.
The Eagle Foothills is home to the Eagle Foothills AVA. Now a certified wine growing area, vineyards in the Foothills promise to transform the Eagle Foothills into the next Napa Valley and prime wine destination in the next ten years. The best wine growing regions in the world like Burgundy and Tuscany have a special climate, 4,874 feet elevation, and granitic and volcanic soil that make the ideal wine growing terroir. About 50,000 acres of the Eagle Foothills possess an excellent terroir for growing Rhone and Bordeaux varieties. The Snake River Valley lies on the foot of extinct volcanoes, which supplies them with the perfect terroir for growing wine grapes.
The Eagle Foothills have several hiking and riding trails including the Eagle Heritage Park, the Blue Lake Trail Head, and Stack Rock Trails. There are numerous trails near Eagle and Boise. Visitors and outdoors enthusiasts could enjoy the outdoors year-round with the close proximity of the Foothills to Bogus Basin Ski destinations and the Eagle Park BMX.
There are a total of 343 miles of hiking and riding trails around Eagle that offer hiking and biking enthusiasts with beginners, intermediate, and advance trails that are accessible all-year-round. The Broken Horn Trail, Baun’s Eye Trail, the Big Spring Loop, and Spring Valley Creek Trail are all located near Eagle. The foothills and surrounding area offers outdoor enthusiasts with numerous hikes and trails.
Also found near Eagle Foothills are horse ranches and luxury acreages that allow visitors and riding enthusiasts with the unique opportunity of riding amidst the beautiful Idaho scenery. Ranches in the area provide visitors and residents with the opportunity to experience a wide range of equestrian activities including tours, day trips, and equestrian classes. The Eagle Foothills are also a destination for long distance riding enthusiasts from around South Idaho. The Eagle Foothills are a popular riding destination during the summer months where the state-wide events hold distance riding events, camping, and family-oriented riding events in the Eagle Foothills.
The Eagle Foothills boast beautiful views of Idaho’s some of the postcard backdrops in every season. Residents and visitors could be surprised at the variety of outdoor as well as cultural activities the area has to offer. Whether you’re interested in the country’s newest burgeoning wine region or the dozens of amazing hiking and riding trails in the area, the Eagle Foothills is one of the most scenic and beautiful destinations in the American west.
Find out more about investment opportunities in the Eagle Foothills by calling Alei at 208-573-1619 or scheduling a free Buyer Session.
Prior to real estate, Alei owned and operated a luxury travel agency in the Treasure Valley with five locations. This experience and sphere of connections led her to create a real estate brand that focused on distinctive marketing and a unique “concierge” approach to service. Alei’s ability to connect and communicate with a wide range of clientele is because of her life in the travel industry and her experiences visiting various cities, states and countries. She regularly gives back as a volunteer and supporter of the local community, serving many causes; Full Circle Exchange, Baldapoolza, Make a Wish, Eagle High Baseball, Boise Philharmonic, West Valley Baseball, Northstar Charter School, Bishop Kelly, and many others
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