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Barber Park

4049 S Eckert Rd, Boise, ID 83716
(208) 577-4575
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Ranked #20 of 86 Attractions in Boise
Type: Parks
Most recent review
- Aug 20, 2014
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Roselle Park, New Jersey
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11 reviews 11 reviews
3 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2014

My family (husband, 9 year old son and 7 year old daughter) decided to check out Idaho this summer. We had a great week and one of the highlights was the rafting trip from Barber Park! It was easy peasy for everyone and a super fun time. We got a 6 person raft (more room than the 4 person for... More

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Dayton, Ohio
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 14, 2014

For the past 3 summers we've stayed a couple of weeks in Boise visiting family and this is everyone's favorite activity hands down. We usually go 2-3 times per visit. Since we have the luxury of having family in town, we drop one car at take at point (Ann Morrison) and pay to park at Barber Park ($5-$6 depending on... More

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Boise
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

This is one of the very best ways to spend a summer afternoon in Boise. It's just the right amount of exciting to keep everyone in your group having fun. We parked at the take out point in Ann Morrison park and rode the shuttle up to Barber Park where the rental shop and air stations are. It can get... More

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Boise, Idaho
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2014

We've gone the last 3 years, starting when my girls were 3 and 7. This year they are 5 and 9 and we are going this coming Saturday. After our first time and renting the gear from Barber Park we knew we'd be going again so we bought our own raft and life jackets. We all love it! Highly recommend!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014

I had my 9 year old with me and was told this was a lazy river with a few quick spots. The current was strong enough that it was hard to stand up in. I could not fight the current and hold on to her. We were pushed to the side numerous times where we were scratched by branches. It... More

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Boise
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3 reviews 3 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 6, 2014 via mobile

This is a fun group activity! You can park your car, rent a tube or raft, float, and get a ride back to the park. It's not a lazy river and I wouldn't take any kid younger than four, with that said, it is a great way to spend a hot summer day and enjoy the fairly swift current that... More

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Boise, Idaho
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6 reviews 6 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 16, 2014

We walked a mile or so downriver along the Green Belt and when we got back to the park, we had a nice, relaxing picnic in the shade of the trees. It was a lovely way to get our exercise and enjoy the outdoors in Boise.

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McCall, Idaho
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87 reviews 87 reviews
29 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2014

having been here for play, athletics, events, and everything else, this is a true multi use area! floating the river to parties, this is a great park and venue for families and students alike.

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Valencia, California
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10 reviews 10 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2013

Easy sign-up. Inexpensive great two-hour fun activity. Convenient parking and rest rooms. Nice comfortable kayaks for two people. Helpful shuttle to take you back the 6 miles upstream to the parking lot!

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Thomasville, Georgia
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10 reviews 10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 3, 2013

We all met for a picnic after our float trip down the river. Great place to play games, walk or just sit and enjoy the beautiful park. You can rent bikes anywhere in Boise as everyone enjoyes being out in the beautiful weather. We didn't but saw many people riding around in the park. Boise has many outdoor parks to... More

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