One of the "Ribbon of Jewels," Ann Morrison is an urban park located on the Boise River. The park property was purchased by Morrison-Knudsen Co. founder Harry W. Morrison in honor of his late wife, Ann Morrison, and built in 1959 by Morrison-Knudsen employees.
The Idaho Anne Frank Human Rights Memorial is a .81-acre educational park inspired by Anne Frank's faith in humanity. An inspirational and contemplative site adjacent to the Boise River Greenbelt, the park is maintained by Boise Parks & Recreation in partnership with the Wassmuth Center for Human Rights.
The Boise Depot is a beautiful historic Spanish-style structure operated by the Boise Parks and Recreation Department as a public ceremonial or meeting space and historic site. Designed by New York architects, the building opened in 1925 to elaborate fanfare in the capital city.
The 25-mile Boise River Greenbelt is one of Boise's most beloved parks. The tree-lined pathway follows the river through the heart of the city and provides scenic views, wildlife habitat and pedestrian access to many of the city's popular riverside parks.
The Camel's Back Park site was acquired by the city of Boise in 1932 from Bernard Lemp, a relativ e of a former mayor. The developed portion of the park is approximately 11 acres. Construction of the park was funded primarily through individual and organization donations, including the Idaho National Guard, local Rotary Club, Optimist Club, and the Boise Jaycees.
Cecil D. Andrus Park is a 2-acre mini park in downtown Boise across Jefferson Street from the entrance to the State Capitol. The park features brick walkways, mature shade trees, planting beds with colorful flowers, picnic tables and park benches.
Eagle Island State Park is a 545 park acre park west of Boise. The park is bordered by the North and South channels of the Boise River. The park features a popular swimming beach, grassy picnic area and more than five miles of trails for horseback riding, hiking or walking your dog.
A $1 million gift from J.R. & Esther Simplot in January 2003 allowed the Boise Parks and Recreation Department to complete the purchase of riverfront property for the future Esther Simplot Park. The city of Boise already owned 39 acres, a portion of which was donated by the Quinn-McEntee family.
Fort Boise is either of two different locations in the western United States, both in southwestern Idaho. The first was a Hudson's Bay Company (HBC) trading post near the Snake River on what is now the Oregon border (in present-day Canyon County, Idaho), dating from the era when Idaho was included in the British fur company's Columbia District.
Hyde Park is the unofficial HQ for cyclists and mountain bikers from all over the region who frequent the many, excellent trails in the Boise Foothills, Hill Road and Bogus Basin to Cartwright Road. Hyde Park is also home to some of the best antique shops and specialty stores in the Treasure Valley.
Located next to the Old Penitentiary in Idaho’s Historical District, the Idaho Museum of Mining & Geology (IMMG) offers exhibits and educational programs about Idaho’s fascinating geologic history and rich mining heritage. Visit us WEDNESDAY through SUNDAY 12-5 pm at 2455 Old Penitentiary Road Boise, ID 83712.
Capitol Online Tour. Learn more about Idaho's most significant and treasured structure by taking an online tour of each floor and the exterior grounds at Capitol of Light: The People's House. Visitor Information. The Idaho State Capitol is located at: 700 West Jefferson Street in Boise. Our visitor hours are: Monday - Friday, 7:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
The Museum is currently closed for renovation. Please visit us at our temporary location: Bureau of Reclamation Building. 214 Broadway Ave. Boise, Id 83702. 208-334-2120. Mon - Fri 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Looking for more history? Visit the Old Idaho Penitentiary, the Idaho State Capitol, or the Lincoln Legacy exhibit at the Idaho State Archives.
Julia Davis Park has two pavilions, the Rose Garden and Gene Harris Bandshell that may be reserved for events. The Rose Garden, Boise Pavilion and Agriculture Pavilion in Julia Davis Park will be available to be reserved at 12:01 a.m. Jan. 1, 2017 for the 2017 season.
This memorial plaza is located within Julius M. Kleiner Memorial Park, just west of the Rock of Honor Veterans Memorial and near the Meridian Senior Center. The Memorial Plaza was conceived by members of the Meridian Mayor’s Youth Advisory Council, in collaboration with the Meridian City Council and Meridian Parks and Recreation Department, as part of a participatory budgeting process in 2017.
Lucky Peak State Park is the perfect place to get away for a swim, picnic, fishing, boating or biking. The park is a 10-minute car ride fromdowntown Boise or a 30 minute bike ride on the scenic Boise River Greenbelt. Ride your bike to the park and enjoy a cool dip in the Sandy Point beach.
Idaho Fish and Game invites people to join in a fun and educational Spring Wildlife Celebration from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, April 28 at the MK Nature Center at 600 S. Walnut St. in Boise. This family-friendly event provides visitors with an opportunity to learn about Idaho’s amazing wildlife.
Bernardine Quinn Riverside Park is a 31-acre park and home to the popular 22-acre Quinn's Pond. A temporary parking lot has opened at CWI parking lot (the former Bob Rice Ford location) on Main Street providing access for boaters to Quinn’s Pond and the Boise Whitewater Park.
The Table Rock area offers challenging hiking and mountain biking opportunities. Most users access these trails from the Old Idaho Penitentiary parking lot, where there is a kiosk and directional signage for the trails. The Table Rock area offers stunning views of Boise and the Treasure Valley, and is a favorite among trail enthusiasts for ...
Explore collections of Basque artifacts representing thousands of years of rich history and culture. The Basque Museum & Cultural Center brings to life the triumphs and struggle of the Basque people with many stories from the U.S. as well as their homeland.
The Grove Plaza is downtown Boise’s most vibrant gathering place. Owned by Capital City Development Corporation, The Grove Plaza is the place where downtown Boise mornings begin and evenings end – a symbolic circle, sheltered by Idaho’s signature four seasons and a vibrant, urban environment.
The reserve is in the northeastern section of the City. The amenities available in the area are an archery range, an old military cemetery, and trails. The Bureau of Land Management gave Boise City a patent for 449 acres in March of 1956 and an addtional 17 acres in 1981 for a total of 466 acres.
Veterans Memorial Park was acquired by Boise Parks and Recreation in 1997 through a 25 year lease agreement between Boise City and the State of Idaho. The park is for the benefit of the people of the State of Idaho, Idaho's Veterans, and the general public.
Wahooz Family Fun Zone features go-karts, miniature golf, bumper boats, batting cages, laser tag, kiddie cove and over 100 arcade games. Wahooz Family Fun Zone is your year-round destination for family fun! Your ultimate getaway for kids birthday parties, go-karts, miniature golf and more.