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Idaho Botanical Garden

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Address: Historic District, Boise, ID 83712
Phone Number: +1 208 343 8649
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Mon - Fri 9:00 am - 5:00 pm
Sat - Sun 10:00 am - 6:00 pm

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I had never gone to the botanical gardens & decided that it was a good stop before heading home. For some reason in my mind it was like a flower show at the fair. I was wrong. It... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 29, 2015
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Heyburn, Idaho
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Heyburn, Idaho
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4 reviews 4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015

I had never gone to the botanical gardens & decided that it was a good stop before heading home. For some reason in my mind it was like a flower show at the fair. I was wrong. It was much, much more! I was pleasantly surprised with the variety of flora & fauna & found the overall experience to be... More 

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Spokane, Washington
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4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

I visited a bunch of these sorts of gardens - it's nice, but not spectacular. Hit the garden if you have time and it's a nice day, otherwise go farther - McCall, for example, for nature.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

Not much blooming yet, but this allowed us to see the sculptural elements much better. Like the historical aspect of the Lewis & Clark botanical area.

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Boise, Idaho, United States
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12 reviews 12 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

Went for the light show at Christmas, it was gorgeous, very well executed. Cant wait to go back in the spring to see the grounds in daylight.

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Boise, Idaho
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 14, 2015

I'm spoiled now! Love this venue to see a concert at Outlaw Field. It's a beautiful setting for fun.

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Boise, Idaho
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21 reviews 21 reviews
7 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 13, 2015

I've been going to IBG for over 20 years. Nestled at the base of the old Idaho Penitentiary, it's a great way spend an afternoon in history and nature.

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Bangkok, Thailand
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2015

A beautiful green oasis in a typically brown portion of the Boise foothills. A great spot for a wedding - I should know!

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Meridian, Idaho
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22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 1, 2015

The atmosphere is certainly great for xmas. The light show is wonderful and they offer refreshments. Its really well done and very affordable.

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Boise, Idaho
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18 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2015

We actually visited this site for both a harvest festival and the Winter Garden Aglow. During the Fall the flowers and gardens were in full bloom and I was able to take beautiful photos of my daughter and niece. The winter is filled with lights on everything and is amazing! We bought hot chocolates and walked through the gardens enjoying... More 

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Boise, Idaho
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5 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2015

Regardless of whether you are visiting for a concert or a IBG event, they do a great job. With as much as IBG has going on, I believe we'll be joining as members in 2015. Absolutely worth it.

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