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Julia Davis Park

700 S. Capitol Boulevard, Boise, ID 83702-7122
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Ranked #15 of 86 attractions in Boise
Certificate of Excellence 2014
Type: Parks, Gardens
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Saint Maries, Idaho
20 reviews 20 reviews
10 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 26, 2014

My husband and I love to go to Julia Davis Park when we have time to kill in Boise. Walking through the Rose Garden is always fun, and listening to the sound of Animals at the zoo next door. Its a great place to bring a blanket, lay on the grass, and have a picnic.

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boise, United States
15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 22, 2014

This park has a lot things to see and do. There are museums, the zoo, paddle boats, and the river walk. This is also an excellent place to go for a walk or run. You can walk around the zoo and may even see the giraffes looking over the wall at you. There are lots of large trees that offer... More

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Bethesda, Maryland
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38 reviews 38 reviews
17 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

A sunny but cool weekend in Boise with plenty of time for wandering? Take yourself and your senses to the Rose Garden in the Julia Davis Park. Our mission was the Art Museum, but we wandered through the smallish rose garden with pleasure - admiring the many varieties of lovely, aromatic roses. This could be a short part of a... More

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Tampa, Florida
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114 reviews 114 reviews
24 attraction reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 31, 2014

Julia Davis Park is a greenbelt stop. It has a rose garden, wide open spaces, connects with the Boise Zoo, the Anne Frank Memorial, Boise Art Museum,and is across the street for the Idaho Museum. Its a great place for a walk, picnic, and a learning experience.

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Boise, Idaho
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed May 24, 2014

Today I went to the Julia Davis paddle boat rental shop and as I was waiting for my boat to arrive, the owner/operator of the paddle boat shop had her dog off its leash and instructed the dog towards a mother goose and her babies in a "sick them" fashion. The dog ended up attacking a baby that was running... More

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Jax, FL
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177 reviews 177 reviews
90 attraction reviews
60 helpful votes 60 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2014

This park was dedicated to. Julia Davis, by her land barren husband, following her death. It is designated for gathering space only ... Including picnics, playing, visiting, events. But had it written into the deed that if it was built upon or used for other purposes, the property would revert back to he ( or his family). It is a... More

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Boise, Idaho
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23 reviews 23 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 12, 2014

Julia Davis Park is the old Davis orchard given to the city many years ago. It was one of the first parks along the Boise River of the many that line the river today. The greenbelt runs through it, as does the Boise River along its southern border. The bridge to BSU is handy and gives another view of the... More

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Top Contributor
201 reviews 201 reviews
86 attraction reviews
33 helpful votes 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2014

We walked through the park to go to the zoo. The park seemed very spacious and a great place for family reunions and just to have picnics or to be with your loved ones.

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Senior Contributor
28 reviews 28 reviews
13 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 15, 2014

To me this was the best part of Boise. This is the place to be spring summer or fall. I was totally impressed with the fantastic bike trails that cover many, many miles. Beautiful park with many activities, for all ages. Don't miss the river floats in the summer.

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Odessa WA
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24 reviews 24 reviews
4 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 16, 2014

We have been to many downtown festivals here and its great- always plenty of room to park, watch out for the duck poop tho- there is a lot of it! If your new to the area rent the paddle boats- they are great fun!

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