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Cabela's Boise, Idaho Retail Store is located in the Franklin Towne Plaze shopping center near the junction of I-184 and I-84. In addition to offering quality outdoor merchandise, the 132,000 sq. ft. showroom is an educational and entertainment attraction, featuring a décor of museum-quality animal displays, huge aquariums and trophy animals interacting in realistic re-creations of their natural habitats.

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Date Opened: 8/2006

Store Address:
8109 West Franklin Road
Boise, ID 83709

GPS Coordinates:
43.603775, -116.283729

Phone: (208) 672-7900
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Event Date Time Location Show All Event Details
Weekend Seminars & Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday, August 2nd - 3rd See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, AUGUST 2ND

GPS 101
10:00am in our Camping Department
GPS can be one of man's best friends, so don't be intimidated by the many functions that they can offer. Let one of our outfitters tell you all about how to fully use your new GPS.
How to Bring On the Bite
11:00am in our Fishing Department
Any fisherman will tell you that the bite is always changing. What worked yesterday, doesn't always work today. We'll discuss a variety of ways to attract your fish of choice by using scents, colors, baits, flashers, spinners and more.
Cabela’s New XPG Line for High Performance
12:00pm In Front of Our Mountain
Cabela's new XPG high performance gear brings new clothing options to the outdoor enthusiast. Whether you are hiking, running, walking or just hanging out, Cabela's XPG line has something for you. From Tech polo's for men and Cool Phase Performance tee's for the ladies, we'll show you everything you need to ensure a comfortable summer.
Getting Kids Started in Archery Hunting
2:00pm in our Archery Department
Our knowledgeable archery outfitter can show you equipment, accessories and some tips for getting kids started in archery hunting. You can even test your archery skill at our indoor range.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 3RD

A Kid’s First Firearm
11:00am at the Gun Library
Looking to purchase your child's first firearm? Whether it's a shotgun or hunting rifle, our outfitters will showcase the top calibers and stock models suited to shooters that are still growing and just getting started shooting.
Camping Getaways
12:00pm in our Camping Department
Take the family out of town this weekend for an enjoyable family camping trip. Our knowledgeable outfitters will discuss options of tents, sleeping bags, camp kitchens, easy camp meals, privacy shelters, and much more. Make sure you have everything you need for a fun family camping adventure.
Fashionable Footwear for the Family
1:00pm in our Footwear Department
Step in style this summer with some great Cabela's XPG sandals, Keens, or even fashionable flip flops. We've got footwear to fit all members of your family.
Youth Archery Basics
2:00pm in our Archery Department
Kids come to Cabela's to learn all about archery. We'll discuss different types of bows, gear, safety, archery etiquette and much more. Then try your best shot in our indoor archery range.
Weekend Seminars and Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday, August 9th - 10th See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, AUGUST 9TH

Intro to Handguns
10:00am at the Gun Library
Join us for a chance to learn about our selection of handguns, their features, and proper use. We'll also cover firearms safety and responsibility for the whole family.
Stay Sharp - Knife Sharpening
at our Optics Counter
You've fileted, field dressed, and deboned your harvest. And now your knives are dull, worn and won't even cut through a single sheet of paper. Our outfitters will teach you about the basics of knife sharpening and how to keep your edge when using your knife for various tasks. Also, bring in your favorite knife and we'll sharpen it for you.
Summer Barbecue Fun
12:00pm In Front of the Store
Want to learn how to BBQ pizza? Or learn the fine art of grillin' slow cooked ribs? Don't miss this fun grilling session. We'll be showcasing popular grills, barbecues seasonings and barbecue sauces, while sharing a few favorite fun recipes. Samples will be available.
Warm Weather Footwear
2:00pm in our Footwear Department
Summer is here. Let your toes experience the elements with some new Keen sandals or Cabela's flats. Find the right fit for your feet this summer.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 10TH

Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Rangefinders
11:00am at our Optics Counter
Binoculars, spotting scopes, and rangefinders are something that everyone should own. Whether you use them at your favorite ball game, bird watching, target shooting, or in a predator hunting application owning the right type of optics will provide hours of outdoor enjoyment.
Camping Gadgets
12:00pm in our Camping Department
Don't like "roughing it" in the woods, but still want to enjoy the great outdoors? Rough it no more by discovering all the great things that can make your next outdoor adventure a little more comfortable.
Gear up Your AR
1:00pm at the Gun Library
Gear up your AR-15 this summer with a new rail system, tactical light, red dot scope, new grips and more. Learn from our outfitters all about accessorizing your new AR-15.
Stay Cool in XPG
2:00pm In Front of our Mountain
The Valley is warming up. Lucky for you, there's Cabela's Extreme Performance Gear centered on keeping you cool. Check out the latest and greatest in functional outdoor apparel that includes cool phase technology which goes into action when you start warming up. XPG is your ticket to keeping you comfy in the heat so you can pursue your outdoor adventures.
Fall Great Outdoor Days Saturday and Sunday, August 16th - 17th See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, AUGUST 16TH

Back Country Bow Hunting Techniques
10:00am in our Hunting Department
Learn from our archery and hunting outfitters some simple tips that will pay huge dividends when out on your next back country bow hunt.
Fall Fishing
11:00am in our Fishing Department
Enjoy more elbow room on the water this fall when the hunters head to the woods. Learn the right equipment and technique from our experts to help make you more successful when you hit the water this fall.
Calls of the Wild: Big Game Calling Tactics & Strategies
12:00pm in our Hunting Department
From Bugling Bulls to Grunting Bucks Cabela’s has all the calls to get you close to your quarry this fall.
Long Range Optics
1:00pm at our Optics Counter
Our knowledgeable archery outfitter can show you equipment, accessories and some tips for getting kids started in archery hunting. You can even test your archery skill at our indoor range.
Firearms Responsibility in the Home
2:00pm at the Gun Library
Owning firearms is a second amendment right in the Constitution but with that comes responsibility. Learn how to properly store firearms and ammunition in your home from this informative seminar sponsored the Cabela's and the National Shooting Sports Foundation.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 17TH

Ladies at the Range: Archery Gear for Women
11:00am in our Archery Range
Archery gear for women isn't just about pink bows and pretty arrows. Stop by to learn what the serious woman archer needs for getting her in the field this archery season.
After the Shot – Game Packing and Retrieval
12:00pm in our Hunting Department
Don't bust your back dragging out your harvest this season. Instead pack it out with one of our many great tools that is sure to save you a lot of pain. From Game Carts to Game Packs you will find all the equipment and know how at this seminar to get your animal from the field to the freezer a little easier.
Outfitting Your Hunting Camp
1:00pm in our Camping Department
After a tough few days out on the hunt, comfort and having everything you need to get the job done is key to any successful hunt. Learn what to bring and how to make sure you camp is set up properly.
Become Bear Prepared
2:00pm in our Camping Department
There are many ways to be bear aware on your next outdoor adventure. From specialized coolers to bear deterrents, our expert outfitters will show you all the options and show you the how, when and why of their application.
Fall Great Outdoor Days II Saturday and Sunday, August 23rd - 24th See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, AUGUST 23RD

Fly Tying Made Simple
10:00am Outside the Fly Shop
Learn a new hobby or pick up some tips on what the fall hatch is like with our fly tying seminar. We'll provide all the tools and materials for you to tie the featured fly. Great for beginners, intermediates or experienced fly tying enthusiasts.
Don’t Get Lost - Backcountry Navigation Tips
11:00am in our Camping Department
Think that a GPS is too complicated for you? Well you may want to think again. Today's equipment is more advanced, but it is also more user friendly! Learn the ins and outs of today's modern GPS equipment and find yourself having more fun than ever on your next adventure.
Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Rangefinders
12:00pm at our Optics Counter
Binoculars, spotting scopes, and rangefinders are something that everyone should own. Whether you use them at your favorite ball game, bird watching, target shooting, or in a predator hunting application owning the right type of optics will provide hours of outdoor enjoyment.
Scouting for Big Game
2:00pm in our Hunting Department
From start to finish, learn how to use your time wisely and plan for your most successful scouting trip ever.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 24TH

Get in the Zonz With Cabela’s Camo
11:00am in our Camo Department
Our newest version of Cabela’s Zonz camouflage has officially arrived in store and is ready to keep you hidden in any terrain.
Glassing for Big Game
12:00pm at our Optics Counter
Learn what to look for and how to best do it. Don't miss out on what you might be missing when out on a scout.
Fish Like a Pro with Cabela’s Guide Wear Series
1:00pm in our Fishing Department
Staying warm and dry while fishing is as important as using the right rods, reels and tackle. Learn what product will suit your individual needs and why Cabela's has long been known for its superior and quality outdoor clothing.
Stay Sharp – Knife Sharpening
2:00pm at our Optics Counter
You've fileted, field dressed, and deboned your harvest. And now your knives are dull, worn and won't even cut through a single sheet of paper. Our outfitters will teach you about the basics of knife sharpening and how to keep your edge when using your knife for various tasks. Also, bring in your favorite knife and we'll sharpen it for you.
Free Weekend Seminars & Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday, August 30th - 31st See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, AUGUST 30TH

Backpacking Balance
10:00am in our Camping Department
Backpacking is all about finding the perfect balance between weight and distance. If you carry too much weight, you're going to fall short. Join our camping outfitters as they help you pick the right back pack, stove, lanterns, and other gear that will make your outdoor adventure a safe and fun experience.
Sunglasses for Every Occasion
11:00am in our Sunglasses Counter
Whether you're going out on the boat for a fishing trip or gearing up for a camping adventure, we have the sunglasses to fit your specific needs. Let our knowledgeable outfitter help you choose the right pair.
Cool Off in XPG
12:00pm In Front of Our Mountain
It's hot out there! Lucky for you, there's Cabela's Extreme Performance Gear centered on keeping you cool. Check out the latest and greatest in functional outdoor apparel that includes cool phase technology which goes into action when you start warming up. XPG is your ticket to keeping you comfy in the heat so you can pursue your outdoor adventures.
Getting Kids Started in Archery Hunting
2:00pm in our Archery Department
Our knowledgeable archery outfitter can show you equipment, accessories and some tips for getting kids started in archery hunting. You can even test your archery skill at our indoor range.


SUNDAY, AUGUST 31ST

Intro to Handguns
11:00am at the Gun Library
Join us for a chance to learn about our selection of handguns, their features, and proper use. We'll also cover firearms safety and responsibility for the whole family.
Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Rangefinders
12:00pm at our Optics Counter
Binoculars, spotting scopes, and rangefinders are something that everyone should own. Whether you use them at your favorite ball game, bird watching, target shooting, or in a predator hunting application owning the right type of optics will provide hours of outdoor enjoyment.
Basic Reloading
1:00pm in our Hunting Department
Get set up to reload your own ammo. Our outfitters will teach you the basics of reloading and show you how to properly use, clean and care for your reloading equipment and ammo.
Summer Barbecue Fun
2:00pm at the Front Sidewalk
Want to learn how to BBQ pizza? Or learn the fine art of grillin' slow cooked ribs? Don't miss this fun grilling session. We'll be showcasing popular grills, barbecues seasonings and barbecue sauces, while sharing a few favorite fun recipes. Samples will be available.
Free Weekend Seminars & Demonstrations Saturday and Sunday, September 6th - 7th See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 6TH

Backpacking Balance
10:00am in our Camping Department
Backpacking is all about finding the perfect balance between weight and distance. If you carry too much weight, you're going to fall short. Join our camping outfitters as they help you pick the right back pack, stove, lanterns, and other gear that will make your outdoor adventure a safe and fun experience.
Sunglasses for Every Occasion
11:00am in our Sunglasses Counter
Whether you're going out on the boat for a fishing trip or gearing up for a camping adventure, we have the sunglasses to fit your specific needs. Let our knowledgeable outfitter help you choose the right pair.
Cool Off in XPG
12:00pm In Front of Our Mountain
It's hot out there! Lucky for you, there's Cabela's Extreme Performance Gear centered on keeping you cool. Check out the latest and greatest in functional outdoor apparel that includes cool phase technology which goes into action when you start warming up. XPG is your ticket to keeping you comfy in the heat so you can pursue your outdoor adventures.
Getting Kids Started in Archery Hunting
2:00pm in our Archery Department
Our knowledgeable archery outfitter can show you equipment, accessories and some tips for getting kids started in archery hunting. You can even test your archery skill at our indoor range.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 7TH

Intro to Handguns
11:00am at the Gun Library
Join us for a chance to learn about our selection of handguns, their features, and proper use. We'll also cover firearms safety and responsibility for the whole family.
Binoculars, Spotting Scopes and Rangefinders
12:00pm at our Optics Counter
Binoculars, spotting scopes, and rangefinders are something that everyone should own. Whether you use them at your favorite ball game, bird watching, target shooting, or in a predator hunting application owning the right type of optics will provide hours of outdoor enjoyment.
Basic Reloading
1:00pm in our Hunting Department
Get set up to reload your own ammo. Our outfitters will teach you the basics of reloading and show you how to properly use, clean and care for your reloading equipment and ammo.
Summer Barbecue Fun
2:00pm at the Front Sidewalk
Want to learn how to BBQ pizza? Or learn the fine art of grillin' slow cooked ribs? Don't miss this fun grilling session. We'll be showcasing popular grills, barbecues seasonings and barbecue sauces, while sharing a few favorite fun recipes. Samples will be available.
Waterfowl Classic Saturday and Sunday, September 13th - 14th See Schedule for Details Throughout the Store
SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 13TH

Selecting the Perfect Shotgun
11:00am at the Gun Library
Waterfowl hunting requires quick reactions and consistency. Make sure you have the right shotgun and right fit for waterfowl season.
Waterfowl Shooting Essentials
12:00pm in our Hunting Department
Arrive ready to hunt and prepared to take your limit. We'll go over the best shotshells, choke choices and other tools available for this season.
Basic Calling Techniques
1:00pm in our Hunting Department
Know when to call them in, how to call and what it is you are saying.
Cabela’s Northern Flight Waterfowl Gear
2:00pm in our Hunting Department
Come check out the latest in blinds, decoys and waterfowl gear all designed to make your next waterfowl adventure a huge success.
Preparing Your New Hunting Dog
3:00pm in our Hunting Department
You know what to do when out on the hunt, but does your dog? Make sure you get your new dog set up for the season.


SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 14TH

Get in the Zonz with Cabela’s Camo
11:00am in our Camo Department
Our newest version of Cabela’s Zonz camouflage has officially arrived in store and is ready to keep you hidden in any terrain.
Setting up for the Hunt
12:00pm in our Hunting Department
Dominate the playing field with everything you need for proper staging. Make sure you have the right blinds, decoys, spreads and set up for hunting in any environment.
Duck Recipes to Die For
1:00pm in our Camping Department
Is your freezer stocked with enough duck to feed an army? Spice it up with multiple flavoring combinations and cooking techniques. You'll have them begging for more and an empty freezer before you know it.
Laying out the Perfect Spread
2:00pm in our Hunting Department
Discover the wonderful world of decoy patterns. You'll be amazed at how even the simplest patterns will keep your birds coming in all year long.
Elmer Keith Museum Daily Store hours Museum
Come see an incredible tribute to Idaho's handgun hero Elmer Keith. Elmer is famous for his contribution in developing one of the most famous ammunition cartridges in the world, the .44 magnum. This tribute is full of incredible taxidermy, one of a kind firearms owned by him, and a talking animatronic replica of Elmer Keith that tells the story of how he developed the .44 magnum.
Birthday Parties at Cabela's Daily Store hours. Sawtooth Conference Room.
Cabela's offers the perfect place to celebrate birthdays for your outdoor enthusiast. Come and check out our conference room and the special perks that come with our birthday package! Call 208-672-7904 for more details. Subject to availability.
Book our Conference Room Daily Store hours. Sawtooth Conference Room.
Whatever the occasion, we have the room for you to use. For only $60, $90, or $120 depending upon the duration of the meeting, you can use our conference room for your meeting purposes. Our Sawtooth Conference Room accommodates up to 45 people and is supplied with tables, chairs, a projection screen, and white boards. Please call 208-672-7904 for more information or to book your event today!
Cabela's Store Tours Daily Store hours. Cabela's in Boise
Here at the Boise Cabela's, we offer tours of our store for all ages. These tours need to be booked in advance by calling the store at 208-672-7900. Come and let us tell you all about our huge aquariums with over 14 different kinds of live fish, the African diorama found in the back of the store by our indoor archery range, our Conservation Mountain several different kinds of animals on it, and our famous and one of a kind Elmer Keith Museum. Don't forget to taste our yummy fudge samples offered back in our general store, and learn about how we make fresh fudge in house daily. All of these fun stops pass by several of our trophy mounts that we have in the store. Times and availability vary so book yours in advance.
Cabela's Donation Guidelines      
Cabela's is proud to be a part of our community and support area charities and conservation partners. Each year, we provide donations to non-profit organizations for fundraising auctions and raffles.

To be considered, please review the following:
  • Requests must be submitted online to Sponsorships, Donations & Advertising. Written or e-mailed requests will not be accepted.
  • Requests must be submitted at least sixty (60) days prior to the event.
  • We can only fulfill one request per organization per year. Multiple requests within a calendar year will not be accepted.
  • Organizations must be a non-profit 501(c)(3) entity and be able to provide documentation.
  • Organizations must be located within 100 miles of the retail store.
  • Submitting a request does not guarantee a donation.
Thank you for your interest in Cabela's. We hope to see you in the store soon.

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