Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley

Welcome to Hidden Springs/Dry Creek Valley

A picture-perfect community surrounded by Idaho's natural beauty 

In recent years, Idaho has experienced a renaissance. Not only is it one of the fastest-growing states in the nation, but the Boise Metropolitan Area has also experienced an unprecedented economic boom. What was once considered a wild, rugged area has become one of the country's most desirable places to move to, with Boise at the forefront of that major growth and development. While many people enjoy the hustle and bustle of downtown, others prefer small-town living. If you're searching for serenity within the Boise metro, look no further than the Hidden Springs/Dry Valley Creek area.

Conveniently located 10 miles north of downtown Boise, Hidden Springs is an idyllic, master-planned community modeled after some of the region's most idyllic villages. With only around 2,200 residents living in the area, Hidden Springs is a small town in every sense of the word. Here you will find beautiful, traditional-style homes set on expansive lots. Hidden Springs was created from Dry Valley Creek farmland, and in many ways, it retains its strong rural roots. Hike one of the neighborhood's many nature trails or discover some of Hidden Springs' charming shops and boutiques. There's so much to love about living in the Hidden Springs/Dry Valley Creek area.

What to Love

  • A beautiful neighborhood known for its walkability 
  • An award-winning community styled after a small town
  • Has plenty of shops, restaurants, and services  
  • Two community pools and other luxury amenities

Local Lifestyle

What immediately comes to mind when you think of a quaint Idaho town? If you imagine locally-owned shops, cozy cafes, and stunning natural beauty, you're likely envisioning a place like Hidden Springs. While it is often considered a Boise suburb, Hidden Springs breaks the mold for master-planned communities. Instead of cul-du-sacs and cookie-cutter houses, Hidden Springs homes are integrated within a pedestrian-friendly community featuring tree-lined streets and an 800-acre wildlife refuge. This innovative development also features a community farm, where residents can purchase farmland shares. If you want rural living just minutes from Boise, there's no better place to be than Hidden Springs. 

Dining, Shopping, & Entertainment

Of the many reasons to live in Hidden Springs, one of the biggest draws is its proximity to amenities. Hidden Springs has plenty of locally-owned cafes, shops, and restaurants, including SpringHouse at the Merc. This rustic yet chic restaurant is known for its inviting ambiance and unassuming menu. Try their tacos fresca served in many different ways, including pork carnitas, salmon, or fried cauliflower. They are also known for their exceptional burgers and sandwiches, including the B’s honey spiced chicken sandwich. 

One of the area’s most beloved restaurants is Spirals Pizza & Sushi, a hidden gem in Boise. Welcoming and eclectic, Spirals Pizza & Sushi has one of the most well-rounded menus anywhere. Try their wide varieties of pizza, sushi, and sandwiches.

If a hot beverage warms your soul, try Rooted Coffee next door to SpringHouse. Choose from one of their many specialty coffees. Whether you’re on the go or have time to enjoy their specialty breakfast items, Rooted Coffee is the place to be.

Another popular coffee shop locals love is Alchemist Coffee Roasting Co and Bakery, located in nearby Eagle. Rustic and chic, Alchemist Coffee Roasting Co and Bakery is one of the Boise area’s most acclaimed coffee shops, serving fresh in-house brews in various flavor profiles. They also offer a 100% plant-based menu. 

Things to Do 

For many, one of the greatest hallmarks of the Hidden Springs/Dry Creek Valley area is the tight-knit community feel many residents experience. And what better way to enjoy living in Hidden Springs than to explore the area’s many local events and festivals? One of the area’s most acclaimed events is the Summer Concert Series, a live music event held in Hidden Springs. The Summer Concert Series features four concerts throughout the season, featuring food, drinks, and live music. Another popular summer event is the 4th of July Parade. After the parade, enjoy live music and food.

Along with special events, the Hidden Springs/Dry Creek Valley area is known for its recreational activities. Stay active at the Hidden Springs Clubhouse and Pool or the Dry Creek Ranch Community Center. To experience Idaho’s natural beauty, explore the area’s many hiking trails, including the Red Tail Trail and the Dry Creek Hiking Area


Like many schools in the surrounding area, the Hidden Springs and Dry Creek Valley communities are part of the Boise Independent School District. Here are some notable schools in the area: 

Overview for Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley, ID

25,050 people live in Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley, where the median age is 44.4 and the average individual income is $41,238. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


Total Population

44.4 years

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Demographics and Employment Data for Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley, ID

Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley has 10,670 households, with an average household size of 2.34. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. Here’s what the people living in Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley do for work — and how long it takes them to get there. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau. 25,050 people call Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley home. The population density is 462.27 and the largest age group is Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.


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48.33 / 51.67%

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  • Less Than 9th Grade
  • Associate Degree
  • Bachelor Degree

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Schools in Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley, ID

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The following schools are within or nearby Hidden Springs / Dry Creek Valley. The rating and statistics can serve as a starting point to make baseline comparisons on the right schools for your family. Data provided by the U.S. Census Bureau.
School rating
Rolling Hills Public Charter
K - 8th
No rating available
K - 5th
No rating available
Treasure Valley Math/Science
4th - 12th
No rating available
Riverglen Junior High School
7th - 9th
Hidden Springs Elementary School
PreK - 6th
PreK - 8th
No rating available
Pierce Park Elementary School
PreK - 6th
Shadow Hills Elementary
PreK - 6th

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