The Idaho State Historical Society welcomes you to enjoy the Table Rock trails and mesa during these warmer Boise months.
There is no vehicle access to the mesa.
You can access the mesa by hiking and biking (check ridgetorivers.org for designated bike trails). The trails and the mesa can be accessed from sunrise to sunset. Table Rock Mesa is closed to all access at sunset.
While the Idaho State Historical Society manages the mesa, ISHS does not own, operate, or maintain any roads leading to Table Rock. Always check trail conditions before planning your hike, and park at the designated trail head near the Old Idaho Penitentiary. Enjoy Idaho’s rich history and landscape today!
Table Rock is a natural geologic formation comprised mostly of sandstone. The Table Rock mesa and surrounding area is sacred to several Native American tribes. Inmates serving time at the Old Idaho Penitentiary quarried sandstone in the area.