DISCOVERING THE QUIET GIANT THAT IS NAMPA
With just over 93,500 people, this rapidly growing city is often overlooked. Nampa has been humbly expanding since the early 1900s. Trends are projected to continue, and may even grow at a faster rate if the whispers of a boisterous Amazon.com packaging center moves into town. The center could bring up to 3,000 jobs with it. Nampa lifestyle stays true to its family of Treasure Valley outdoorsmen and outdoorswomen. What are some of our favorite attractions?
Lake Lowell Reservoir – A 9,800-acre body of water with 28 miles of shoreline and plenty of fishing opportunities. Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch or Bluegill fish for dinner, anyone? Lake Lowell is a great place to bring the family with a beach recreational area, environmental center, and docking for boats.
Ford Idaho Center – The hub for events hosting everything from professional bull riding to world-class concerts. Check out what’s coming to town at fordidahocenter.com.
Warhawk Museum – A display of military aviation history founded by husband-wife duo John and Sue Paul. They’ve been collecting and preserving history since 1964. They also host the largest monthly meetings for veterans in the state of Idaho called “Kilroy Coffee Klatch”. Get more info by visiting warhawkairmuseum.org
Town Grill – Take your pick of a juicy burger, French Press coffee or one giant cinnamon roll (just to name a few) to enjoy while overlooking the Nampa Municipal Airport. Tower Grill is family-owned and sits right off of runways 29 and 11. It’s clear that a passion for flying is a staple of this community with the Warhawk Museum just a stone’s throw away. Check out their full menu at thetowergrill.com.
Nampa hosts the historic Owyhee Mountains and several community developments including the premier Red Hawk Ridge Community. This brand new community surrounds Red Hawk Public Golf Course, a community park with a swimming pool, and miles upon miles of trails with access to Lake Lowell Reservoir. Units are still going up but they aren’t expected to remain available too long. Be one of the first to lock in these units at redhawk-ridge.com