Kuna Moving Guide

Thank you to Alana McCarraher for bringing us this Kuna Moving Guide.

ALANA MCCARRAHER, BOISE REALTOR

Alana McCarraher, your dedicated residential real estate specialist, focuses on selling homes in the Treasure Valley and mountain cabins. As a licensed agent with Silvercreek Realty Group, Idaho’s leading brokerage, Alana leverages her background in news reporting and public relations to ensure clear communication and seamless transactions. Detail-oriented and organized, she’ll expertly guide you through every step, prioritizing your goals and providing the personalized attention you deserve.

Alana is passionate about Boise’s community spirit, outdoor accessibility, and blend of small-town charm with big-city amenities. Beyond work, she enjoys skiing with her two daughters, yoga, hiking with her golden retriever Sugar, giving back to her community, and morning coffee dates with her husband.

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About Kuna

Kuna, nestled in south Ada County, offers a tranquil retreat from urban bustle with its small-town charm and vibrant community spirit. Kuna, rooted in agricultural heritage, is a great place for growing families to put down their own roots. Surrounded by picturesque landscapes, including the scenic Snake River Plain and nearby foothills, it’s an ideal haven for outdoor enthusiasts.

General Info

Residents enjoy a balanced lifestyle with easy access to hiking, fishing, and camping opportunities in the nearby parks and wilderness areas. The town’s strong sense of community fosters close-knit relationships and supportive local businesses. Affordable housing, good schools, and a safe environment attract families seeking a peaceful yet connected living experience. Kuna truly embodies the essence of Idaho’s welcoming spirit.

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In recent years, Kuna has sought to attract families to their growing town. They are one of the fastest growing cities in the nation. Between 2000 and 2021, Kuna’s population increased by 314.4%, from 6,436 to an estimated 26,673 people. To support all of that residential growth, they have undertaken a multitude of revitalization and economic development projects that have helped Kuna’s economy and housing market boom. They have a robust directory of businesses to support their local businesses and encourage their residents to shop local.

Parks, Recreation, and Family Fun

Bernie Fisher Park

Bernie Fisher is a popular park featuring playgrounds, picnic areas, basketball courts, and walking paths.

Indian Creek Greenbelt

The greenbelt offers a large playground, sports fields, picnic shelters, and walking trails along Indian Creek.

Kuna Moving GuideKuna Library

Kuna Library hosts various family-friendly events, storytimes, and educational programs throughout the year.

Park at Initial Point High School/Kuna Middle School

This park includes a playground and open space for recreational activities.

Indian Creek Winery

Bill Stowe, the “Grandfather of Idaho Wines,” and his wife, Mui, founded the winery in 1982. It offers a charming experience with its scenic vineyards, delightful wines, and welcoming atmosphere. It’s a perfect spot for wine tasting, picnics, and special events.

Falcon Crest Golf Club

A scenic golf course offering family-friendly amenities and events.

Lowe Family Farmstead

The Lowe Family Farmstead in Kuna offers farm-themed activities, pumpkin patches, corn mazes, and seasonal events for families to enjoy. They also host spring activities where families can visit and feed farm animals and their new babies.

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Family-Friendly Events

The City of Kuna holds many annual celebrations like Kuna Days with parades, fireworks, and community gatherings. Check out the city calendar here.

Black’s Creek Public Shooting Range

This hidden gem offers a comprehensive facility for shooting sports enthusiasts. It features multiple ranges, skilled staff, and various training programs, ensuring a safe and enjoyable experience.

Vizcaya Winery

This winery, its name a nod to Boise’s Basque community, provides a beautiful vineyard setting, exceptional handcrafted wines, and a welcoming atmosphere. Ideal for tastings, events, and picturesque relaxation, it’s a perfect retreat for wine enthusiasts.

Kuna Splash Pad

Located right on the greenbelt, this splash pad is open from Memorial Day to Labor Day from 12 pm – 8 pm.

Discovery Park

Kuna Moving GuideWhile not actually in Kuna, it is just a few minutes away and well worth mentioning. This is one of our favorite parks in the valley. It has a large sand pit area with water pumps so the sand doesn’t overheat on hot summer days. It also has a splash pad for the kids to rinse off in afterward. I appreciate this because they don’t get my car covered in sand when we are done playing! The park is huge and also has a large playground and bike park.

Schools

Potential Drawbacks

While Kuna offers many positives, there are some potential downsides to consider. If working in Boise, commuting can be lengthy due to traffic congestion on the main routes. Also, while growing, Kuna has fewer dining and shopping choices compared to larger cities. Similarly, rapid growth has occasionally led to challenges in school capacity and resources. Public transit options in Kuna are also more limited compared to other areas in the Treasure Valley, making personal vehicles necessary for most activities.

Why Your Family Will Love It Here

Kuna maintains a small-town feel with strong community bonds and a neighborly spirit. Affordable housing is also something to consider. Compared to nearby cities, housing costs are relatively affordable, attracting families and first-time homebuyers. Surrounded by natural beauty, Kuna provides easy access to parks, hiking trails, and recreational activities.

Coming to and from Kuna, you’ll pass farms and homesteads that will make you want to start your own little homestead here. In Kuna, you’ll also find excellent schools, safe neighborhoods, and family-oriented events that make it ideal for raising children. Kuna is close enough to enjoy city amenities and employment opportunities in Boise while enjoying a quieter suburban lifestyle.



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Brianna Bustos
Brianna grew up in Southern California before moving to Boise as a teenager. She then spent about 10 years away from Boise, attending Utah State University and spending time abroad, including living in Mexico, Argentina, and Spain, where she met her now husband. They moved back to Boise in 2018, and have since been joined by two adorable little boys. Brianna is a passionate person who enjoys just about anything she can do with the people she loves, such as cooking and sharing food with family and friends, spending time outside, and having spontaneous dance parties in the kitchen.

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