[For SEC Filing
PRICING SUPPLEMENT NO. 26      Dated: January 20, 1994         Purposes Only:
(To Prospectus Dated January 9, 1991, and                     Rule 424(b)(3)
Prospectus Supplement dated January 31, 1991)              File No. 33-38216]

                        BOISE CASCADE CORPORATION
                       Medium-Term Notes, Series A
            Due from 9 Months to 30 Years from Date of Issue

Date of Issue:   January 27, 1994           Principal Amount: $ 5,000,000
Stated Maturity:   January 27, 2004         Issue Price (As a Percentage of
                                            Principal Amount):  100%

Form of Note:                               Interest Rate/Initial
                                              Interest Rate:  7.68%

  x   Global                                Redemption Provisions:  N/A

_____ Definitive

  x   Fixed Rate Note

_____ Floating Rate Note:

_____ Commercial Paper Rate Note         _____ LIBOR Note

_____ Federal Funds Effective Rate       _____ Treasury Rate Note

_____ Other

Spread: +/- _____________________      Maximum Interest Rate _______%

Spread Multiplier: _____________%      Minimum Interest Rate _______%

Index Maturity: _________________

Interest Reset Period: _______________________________________________________
                       (daily, weekly, monthly, quarterly, semiannually, or

Interest Payment Dates:           Regular Record Dates:

Interest Reset Dates:             Interest Determination Dates:

Calculation Agent:                Calculation Dates:

Additional Terms:

                   GOLDMAN, SACHS & CO.      SALOMON BROTHERS INC