It's been reported that the Indian Creek Ice Skating Rink in Caldwell will be closing for the season on February 17th, 2024, depending on the weather. Their statement reads: "It's been a season filled with laughter, twirls, and heartwarming memories on the ice. Join us for these final magical days of winter wonder, where the ice sparkles beneath your skates, and the joy of the season fills the air."

Many Treasure Valley families are wondering: Where is the next closest ice rink to Boise?

Great news!

Idaho actually has a few year-round ice rinks, notably, The Sun Valley Outdoor Ice Rink, which is approximately 150-miles and 2 and a half hours away from Boise. And that's just the tip of the iceberg — there are 13 other fantastic ice-skating destinations listed below.

Which Idaho Ice Skating Rinks Are Closest to Boise?

Look no further than the picturesque towns of Hailey, Sun Valley, Ketchum, and McCall, which host some of the closest and most enchanting ice-skating adventures close to Boise. The ice-skating rinks in these towns cater to all skill levels.

Hailey has 2 ice-skating rinks. One is in the beautiful Wood River Valley, and it's a great place for family events and playing hockey. The other one is at the Hailey Rodeo Grounds Ice Arena.

Photo by Braden Barwich on Unsplash
Photo by Braden Barwich on Unsplash

McCall offers a spacious indoor ice skating rink at the Manchester Ice & Event Centre, with grandstand seating and panoramic views of Payette Lake and the snow-capped mountains.

Ketchum's Christina Potters Outdoor Ice Rink holds the record for the largest non-refrigerated man-made rink in the Pacific Northwest. Covering nearly two acres, this spectacular rink is meticulously crafted in December and opens its frozen wonderland to the public.

Photo by Maks Styazhkin on Unsplash
Photo by Maks Styazhkin on Unsplash

13 Amazing Ice-Skating Adventures in Idaho Worth Trying

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Visit Idaho's Ice Palace For Some Winter Magic

If you are wanting some winter magic look no further than the famous Idaho Ice Palace! Located between Rexburg and Rigby Just off Hwy 20 (Exit 325). It is not just the glorious Palace either, other attractions include ice tunnels, an ice slide, a fire show as well as a fire dancer, live reindeer, Elsa and Olaf, food vendors, horse drawn sleigh rides, and tubing and sledding.

Gallery Credit: Nikki West

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