Heron River It is a place where you can take in the natural splendor of the Boise River, the view of the distant foothills and revel in the joys of small town life with the convenience of being near one of the nation’s most vibrant capitol cities. Located in one of the Northwest’s most charming small towns: Star, Idaho with great schools, shopping and dining all nearby. Heron River also boast a Communitiy Center with swimming pool, gym, tennis courts, a play structure and grassy picnic area. Heron River is the best of all worlds. A community you can call "home."