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Parks and nature in Boise

Top parks

Park
“Head to Camel's Back Park for some great hiking trails! There is also a great playground for the kids to let out their energy. ”
  • 68 locals recommend
Zoo
“Zoo Boise is a wonderful city zoo with all the various animals you will love. Right next to the Boise River Greenbelt and Julia Davis Park.”
  • 34 locals recommend
Garden
“The botanical garden and old state pen are definitely beautiful! They do Christmas lights in the winter months and when the garden is in bloom during spring and summer it is gorgeous. They give free tours of the old penitentiary and its fascinating to see!”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“Large city park offers sports courts, a rose garden, playground & duck pond, with a zoo & 3 museums.”
  • 25 locals recommend
Park
“A fun place to hang out. You can enjoy the lake, the beach, the river, the people watching. ”
  • 29 locals recommend
Park
“A beautiful place for a walk. All the nature paths and the beauty of the outdoors! Ann Morrison Park is directly across the street.”
  • 21 locals recommend
Park
“A gorgeous park in downtown Boise. This is also the take out for floating the boise river. The float is very fun and easy to do and most days there is a school bus you can take back to the put in for easy transportation. ”
  • 22 locals recommend
Park
“Fun park to check out with great hiking trails with off leash trails for your dog. ”
  • 26 locals recommend

Playgrounds

Park
“Head to Camel's Back Park for some great hiking trails! There is also a great playground for the kids to let out their energy. ”
  • 68 locals recommend

Trails

Other Great Outdoors
“Beautiful Boise River Greenbelt, 26 miles of paths for walking, biking, strolling while enjoying the beautiful Boise River.”
  • 27 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“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 "Ribbon of Jewels" is a series of parks located along the pathway.”
  • 46 locals recommend
Trail
“A fun area full of different level difficulty trails for hiking or mountain biking. If you're feeling adventurous the views from the top are incredible. I recommend timing your hike with sunset, you will not be disappointed. ”
  • 5 locals recommend
Other Great Outdoors
“Beautiful sights on a relaxing walk. You can see all kinds of wildlife. From Eagles to Deer, this is their favorite hangout. And it's FREE. ”
  • 3 locals recommend
Scenic Lookout
  • 3 locals recommend
Bridge
“This is a great place to talk a walk, job, or ride your bike and it runs along the Boise River! So beautiful!”
  • 1 local recommends
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