Fall Flights outdoor flight shows Boise Idaho

Experience the majesty of raptors in free flight!

Our signature outdoor flight program brings visitors into the action.

  • When: 3 p.m. every Friday, Saturday, and Sunday, from September 22 through November 4, 2017.
    Exceptions: Flights begin at 4 p.m. on October 13, 14, &15.
    The last performance will be part of the Member Harvest Festival on November 5.

  • Admission: $10 adults and seniors, $5 youth 4-16, free to members and children 3 and younger.

  • Member Harvest Festival - Sunday November 5: Members are invited to join us after hours for a free evening of fall treats, candy, hay ride, and the final performance of the 2017 Fall Flights. Costumes are encouraged! Event times will be posted soon.

Enjoy scenic views of the Treasure Valley in our outdoor arena – with a wheelchair-friendly surface – and be prepared to sit on sandstone for 45 minutes to one hour (seating pads encouraged).

Seating is limited.
We anticipate many shows will sell out, so arrive early. Once the program begins there are limited opportunties to be seated between performances.

It's a great time to be a member!

Many visitors choose to join or renew their membership during Fall Flights. As a member, you can attend flight shows as often as you wish, are invited to attend our Member Harvest Festival, and enjoy free admission all year long. You may become a member during your visit to Fall Flights, or join now by visiting our membership page here.


Presenting Sponsor: Larry H. Miller Subaru
Bill and Barbara Belknap
Dr. John Calhoun of Idaho Veterinary HospitalMarshall Radio TelemetryBen Wakefield of Fortis Concrete Company
Dana DeVries of Desert Wings All Things BraidedAmanda MorganDZone Skydiving
Ed Levine of Merlin Systems TelemetryDeno NewboldOur Amazing Volunteers
Gem State Chapter of the Photographic Society of AmericaMarcia RossOur Members and Supporters, without whom none of this would be possible!
Gem State CommunicationsSteve Tait Hoods
Steve LewisTroy Taylor

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March – October
10 a.m.-5 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (closed Mondays)

Last admittance at 4:15 p.m., trail closes at 4:45 p.m.

November – February
10 a.m.-4 p.m. Tuesday through Sunday (closed Monday)

Last admittance at 3:15 p.m., trail closes at 3:45 p.m.

Closed Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Eve and Christmas Day, New Year's Day, and Independence Day


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Fall Flights

Still curious? Call 208-362-8687 for more information, or see our Frequently Asked Questions.


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Driving directions

From I-84, take the Cole Road exit and continue south on Cole Road for 6 miles to Flying Hawk Lane.