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Old Posted Jul 13, 2018, 8:57 PM
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Phase 2 of the Boise Whitewater Park on the western edge of downtown is due to begin construction. from the Idaho Press:

Beginning in August, the city will begin construction on the second phase of the J.A. and Kathryn Albertson Family Foundation Boise Whitewater Park near Esther Simplot Park that will add three more wave-shaping features for surfers and kayakers.

In addition to the new waves to ride, the project will include a revamped river bank area for those who prefer to stay on dry land.

Phase 1, which was completed in 2012, consists of a single wave-shaping feature near the footbridge that connects Esther Simplot Park with the Garden City side of the greenbelt. The endless wave, which changes in difficulty and shape on a daily basis, has been popular with visitors since it first opened and maintains steady use throughout the day.

After the success of the $3.4 million first phase, the city began talks and plans for an expansion to the park. The new phase will start downriver from the first part of the park with an adjustable wave feature followed by two other waves created by rock formations that will be placed across the entire width of the river.

rendering from the Idaho Statesman:

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