Whether you’re looking for new running shoes, a sleek pair of skis, or everything you’ll need for outdoor recreation, Idaho’s awesome sporting goods stores have it. Not only will Idaho’s sports shops stock what you need, but the employees can give you valuable advice on your purchase. Here are the 10 best in the state!
The Big 5 Sporting Goods Store in Ammon, Idaho, is one of the larger sporting goods chains. As such, it carries everything you might desire for all of your sporting goods needs. Shop their sections for camping and hiking equipment, canopies, swimwear, pool toys, summer clothes, hydration packs, golf cleats, running shoes, and so much more. Their website is constantly updated with new sales, so make sure to check often to get the best deal.
Stop by Idaho Mountain Trading in Idaho Falls, Idaho, for all of your winter sports gear. In addition to snowboards and skies, the Sport Shop sells bicycles, camping, climbing, backpacking, hiking, kayaking, footwear, and more. Consider picking up a package deal instead of purchasing your items piecemeal. You’ll save money and get more bang for your buck. For over thirty years, Idaho Mountain Trading has been the go-to shop in Idaho Falls for outdoor sports; you won’t be disappointed.
Murdoch’s in Salmon, Idaho, sells a wide variety of items, including clothes, footwear, power equipment, tools and hardware, home and garden materials, equine equipment, and, of course, sporting goods. You couldn’t ask for a wider selection of sporting goods than what’s available at Murdoch’s. They’ve got hunting equipment, firearms, outdoor sporting equipment, knives, food and drink storage, fishing material, and even food processing items. If you’ve ever wanted to do anything outside, Murdoch’s has got you covered.
Play It Again Sports is not your typical sporting goods store. They buy and sell used sports equipment, including club sets, golf balls, iron sets, junior club sets, drivers, and much more, non-golf related equipment. Bring your lightly used items in and get paid cash on the spot. Consignment options are available, too. Play It Again carries material for water sports, golf, scooters, bikes, football, baseball, disc golf, soccer, snow sports, fitness, and more. Check their website for an updated inventory list.
Black Sheep Sporting Goods has been in business for over forty years and has been voted the #1 sporting goods store in the Business Journal for 10 years in a row. Black Sheep specializes in hunting, fishing, camping, marine, apparel, and footwear, with a tremendous selection of most major brands. The store also holds regular events, including seminars on proper salmon fishing technique.
The Sierra Trading Post in Meridian, Idaho, sells a wide variety of sporting goods for men, women, kids, and pets. You’ll find clothing, luggage, and gear for camping, hiking, fishing, cycling, climbing, water sports, snow sports, hunting… everything you could imagine. Other sporting gear includes running and fitness equipment, along with golf, tennis, yoga, and skate stuff. No matter what you’re into, Sierra Trading Post can help.
Tri-State Outfitters has four locations throughout Idaho, including ones in Moscow, Moses Lake, Coeur d’Alene, and Lewiston. Since 1987, Tri-State has supplied hunting gear, camping gear, sporting gear, and outdoor apparel to the fine folks of Idaho. Canoe and kayak rentals are available, too. Check their website for an updated inventory list or follow them on Twitter.
Cabela’s, located in Ammon, Post Falls, and Boise, Idaho, is another large sporting goods chain. When you shop at Cabela’s, you know you’re getting quality from people who know what they’re talking about. Weekly specials and Rock Bottom deals offer enterprising customers the chance to get their favorite brands at lower-than-normal prices. Merchandise categories include hunting, shooting, fishing, boating, camping, auto and ATV, clothing, footwear, and hobbies.
Since 1989, Hyperspud Sports has “set the standard for supplying innovative, high quality, affordable equipment for the outdoor adventurer locally and around the world,” according to their website. They specialize in backpacking, hiking, alpinism, mountaineering, climbing, skiing, split boarding, and more. Hyperspud also offers rental opportunities. Customers can rent cross country skies, snowshoes, ice axes, and even bear kegs.
North 40 Outfitters sells apparel, farm and ranch equipment, pet and animal equipment, home and garden material, automotive, tools, and outdoor sporting goods. Sporting good categories include archery, camping, cutlery, fishing, fly fishing, hunting, shooting, paddle sports, and marine. All your favorite name brands are on display here and are often on sale. Check the website to find the latest deals and order online for free shipping on orders over $50.